Resource Tag: folklore
Deep Dive: Holi
Holi Hai! Happy Festival of Colors! filled with celebration, legend and color, this Hindu tradition dates back to the 4th century and marks the start of Spring.
Tết, the Vietnamese Lunar New Year, is a time of celebration and it involves much preparation. This festive story is a great introduction to the most important Vietnamese cultural holiday. Readers will learn the significance of each tradition during this special time.As families prepare to celebrate Tết, it is also a time of reflection and…
Where We Once Belonged
A bestseller in New Zealand and winner of the prestigious Commonwealth Prize, Sia Figiel’s debut marks the first time a novel by a Samoan woman has been published in the United States. Figiel uses the traditional Samoan storytelling form of su’ifefiloi to talk back to Western anthropological studies on Samoan women and culture. Told in…
Where the Mountain Meets the Moon
This stunning fantasy inspired by Chinese folklore is a companion novel to Starry River of the Sky and the New York Times bestselling and National Book Award finalist When the Sea Turned to Silver