Holi: Books about The Hindu Spring Festival!
Title: Celebrating Holi: a Hindu Celebration of Spring
By: Sujatha Menon
A joyous introduction to this beautiful holiday. Age Range: 6-8
Call Number: x294.536 Menon.S
Title: Festival of Colors
By: Kabir Sehgal
Spring is here, and it’s almost time for Holi, the Indian Festival of Colors. Siblings Mintoo and Chintoo are busy gathering flowers to make into colorful powders to toss during the festival. And when at last the big day comes, they gather with their friends, family, and neighbors for a vibrant celebration of fresh starts, friendship, forgiveness, and, of course, fun! Age Range: 4-7
Call Number: J Picture Sehga.K
Title: Holi (Read About Holidays)
By: Uma Krishnaswami
An introduction to the traditions and festivities of the Hindu festival called Holi in an easy to read format! Age Range: 4-6
Call Number: x294.536 Krish.U
Title: Holi Colors
By: Rina Singh
Experience Holi with every color of the rainbow! This Hindu celebration known as the festival of colors and the festival of love signifies the end of winter, the arrival of spring and the victory of good over evil. A time to laugh, play, visit friends and get messy! Little ones will love exploring the colors of Holi through the vibrant photographs and Singh's playful rhymes in this brilliant concept book. BOARD BOOKS ARE NOT RESERVABLE. Age Range: babies!
Title: Holi Hai!
By: Chitra Soundar
Soundar's clear, concise text provides an excellent introduction to Holi and its significance, as well as a beautiful story about love and forgiveness, making it a great choice for sharing with family. Will Gauri's anger prevent her from enjoying the Holi festivities with her family? Age Range: 4-7
Call Number: J Picture Sound.C
Title: Celebrations Around the World: The Fabulous Celebrations You Won't Want to Miss
By: Dorling Kindersley (DK) with illustration by Katy Halford
It's time to celebrate! Children will love poring over the beautiful illustrations, which showcase every celebration in absorbing detail. Engaging factual writing introduces young readers to the most interesting aspects of each celebration, from the costumes worn to the food eaten, and encourages an understanding of other cultures and religions. Age Range: 6-9
Call Number: x394.26 Celebra