Holidays, Festivals, and Calendars:

Resources in the Kent Stark Library

 

 

 

REFERENCE

 

African-American Holidays, Festivals, And Celebrations: The History, Customs, And Symbols Associated With Both Traditional And Contemporary Religious And Secular Events Observed By Americans Of African Descent / by Kathlyn Gay ; foreword by Jean Currie Church ; introduction by Jessie Carney Smith.  Detroit, MI : Omnigraphics, c2007.

REFERENCE                          GT4803.A2 G39 2007

 

The American Book Of Days / by Stephen G. Christianson.  New York : H.W. Wilson, 2000.  4th ed.

REFERENCE                          GT4803 .D6 2000

 

Anniversaries And Holidays / Bernard Trawicky.  Chicago : American Library Association, 2000.  5th ed.

REFERENCE                          GT3930 .T73 2000  

 

Chase's ... Calendar Of Events /  Chicago, Ill. : Contemporary Books, c1994-.

REFERENCE                          GT4803 .C48  2011

 

Encyclopedia Of Christmas: Nearly 200 Alphabetically Arranged Entries Covering All Aspects Of Christmas, Including Folk Customs, Religious Observances, History, Legends, Symbols, And Related Days From Europe, America, And Around The World ... / [edited by] Tanya Gulevich ; illustrated by Mary Ann Stavros-Lanning.  Detroit : Omnigraphics, 2000.

REFERENCE                          GT4985 .E45 2000

 

Holiday Symbols And Customs: A Guide To The Legend And Lore Behind The Traditions, Rituals, Foods, Games, Animals, And Other Symbols And Activities Associated With Holidays And Holy Days, Feasts And Fasts, And Other Celebrations, Covering Ancient, Calendar, Religious, Historic, Folkloric, National, Promotional, And Sporting Events, As Observed In The United States And Around The World.  Detroit, MI : Omnigraphics, c2009.  4th ed. / edited by Helene Henderson.

REFERENCE                          GT3930 .T48 2009  

 

Lives Of The Saints. Edited, rev., and supplemented by Herbert Thurston and Donald Attwater.  [New York, Kenedy, 1963].

REFERENCE                          BX4654 .B8 1963

 

Nursing Illuminations: A Book Of Days / Patricia T. Van Betten, Melisa Moriarty.  St. Louis, Mo. : Mosby, c2004.

REFERENCE                          RT34 .V36 2004

                       

Patriotic Holidays Of The United States: An Introduction To The History, Symbols, And Traditions Behind The Major Holidays And Days Of Observance / by Helene Henderson ; foreword by Matthew Dennis.  Detroit, MI : Omnigraphics, c2006.

REFERENCE                          JK1761 .H46 2006

 

Religious Holidays And Calendars: An Encyclopedic Handbook / edited by Karen Bellenir ; foreword by Martin E. Marty.  Detroit, MI : Omnigraphics, 2004.  3rd ed.

REFERENCE              CE6 .K45 2004  

 

The Thanksgiving Book: A Companion To The Holiday Covering Its History, Lore, Traditions, Foods, And Symbols, Including Primary Sources, Poems, Prayers, Songs, Hymns, And Recipes: Supplemented By A Chronology, Bibliography With Web Sites, And Index / by Laurie C. Hillstrom.  Detroit, MI : Omnigraphics, c2008.

REFERENCE              GT4975 .H55 2008  

 

 

CIRCULATING COLLECTION

 

Amahl And The Night Visitors: By Gian Carlo Menotti / an Alvin Cooperman, Jerry Sherlock production in association with Family Communications, Inc. ; produced by Alvin Cooperman and Judith DePaul ; directed by Arvin Brown.  New York, N.Y. : Video Artists International, c1986.  VHS.

MEDIA                                   M1500.M54 A53 1986  

 

The Battle For Christmas / Stephen Nissenbaum.  New York : Vintage Books, 1997, c1996. 

GT4986.A1 N57 1997

 

Big Book Of Thanksgiving Entertainments, A Collection Of Plays, Poems, And Novelties Written Especially For This Book / by Lenore K. Dolan, Noel Flaurier [pseud.] and others.  Chicago, Beckley-Cardy company [c1941].

YOUNG PEOPLE                  PN4305.T5 B48  

 

The Bird's Christmas Carol / by Kate Douglas Wiggin.  Boston : Houghton, Mifflin and Company, 1891.

YOUNG PEOPLE                  PZ7 .W638 B 1888

 

The Book Of Calendars / Frank Parise, editor.  New York : Facts on File, c1982.

CE11 .B66 1982  

 

Calendar Of Literary Facts: A Daily And Yearly Guide To Noteworthy Events In World Literature From 1450 To The Present / Samuel J. Rogal, editor.  Detroit : Gale Research, c1991.

PN6075 .R64 1991

 

The Christmas Books / by Charles Dickens.  Harmondsworth, Penguin, 1971.

PZ3.D55 Ch

 

A Christmas Carol And The Cricket On The Hearth / by Charles Dickens, ed. by Olin Dantzler Wannamaker.  New York, Cincinnati [etc.] : American book Co., [c1915].

PR4572 .C68 1915a

 

A Christmas Carol In Prose: Being A Ghost Story Of Christmas [And] The Cricket On The Hearth, A Fairy Tale Of Home / by Charles Dickens with a biographical sketch and notes.  Boston : Houghton, Mifflin and Co., c1893.

PR4572 C68 1893  

 

Christmas Customs Around The World / by Herbert Henry Werneke.  Philadelphia, Westminster Press [1959].

GT4985 .W44

 

A Christmas Garland / woven by Max Beerbohm.  London, W. Heinemann, ltd., 1938.

PR6003 .E4C5 1938

 

Christmas In The Big House, Christmas In The Quarters / by Patricia C. McKissack and Fredrick L. McKissack ; illustrated by John Thompson.  New York : Scholastic, c1994.

YOUNG PEOPLE                  F213 .M36 1994  

 

A Christmas Memory / Truman Capote ; illustrated by Etienne Delessert.  Mankato, Minn. : Creative Education, c1984.

YOUNG PEOPLEA               PS3505 .A59 C5 1984  

 

The Christmas Oratorio /  Johann Sebastian Bach.  New York : E.F. Kalmus, [n.d.].

M2000.B24 W45 K3

 

The Christmas Rocket / Anne Molloy ; illustrated by Laszlo Acs.  London : J. MacRae Books ; New York : F. Watts, 1983.  Rev. ed.

YOUNG PEOPLE                  PZ7 .M734 Ch 1983  

 

The Christmas Shoes / Donna VanLiere.  New York : St. Martin's Press, 2001.

PS3622.A66 C48 2001

 

Concerto Grosso No. 8, Christmas Concerto (Fatto Per La Notte Di Natale).  Scarsdale, N.Y. : Edwin F. Kalmus, 19--. 

OVERSIZED                           M1040 .C79 op.6,no.8  

 

Dancing In The Streets: A History Of Collective Joy / Barbara Ehrenreich.  New York : Metropolitan Books, 2007.

GT3940 .E47 2007

 

Days Of Deliverance: Essays On Purim And Hanukkah / by Joseph B. Soloveitchik ; edited by Eli D. Clark, Joel B. Wolowelsky, and Reuven Ziegler.  New York : Published for the Toras HoRav Foundation by KTAV Pub. House, c2007.

BM695.P8 S59 2007

 

The Dead / MRA Entertainmentpresent a Wieland Schulz-Keil and Chris Sievernich production ; a John Huston film.  Queensland : MRA Entertainment, 2005. DVD

MEDIA                                               HA201 1990 .C462 2000  

 

Deck The Halls / Mary Higgins Clark and Carol Higgins Clark.  New York : Simon & Schuster/Scribner, 2000.

PS3553.L287 D43 2000

 

Eternal Peace: Gregorian Chant For Christmas = Gregorianische Weihnachtsgesänge = Nols Grégoriens / Catholic Church.  Hamburg : Deutsche Grammophon, [1982] p1974.  CD.

MEDIA                                   CD-0157  

 

European Folk Festivals / by Sam and Beryl Epstein.  Champaign, Ill., Garrard Pub. Co. [1968].

YOUNG PEOPLE                  GT3932 .E6  

 

The Father Christmas Letters / J. R. R. Tolkien ; edited by Baillie Tolkien.  Boston : Houghton Mifflin, 1976.

YOUNG PEOPLE                  PZ7 .T5744 Fat4  

 

Festivals and the French Revolution / Mona Ozouf ; translated by Alan Sheridan.  Cambridge, MA : Harvard University, 1988.

DC159 .O9613 1988

 

The Gift / Nora Roberts.  New York : Silhouette Books, c2004.

PS3568.O243 G54 2004

 

Grace / Richard Paul Evans.  New York : Simon & Schuster, 2008.

PS3555.V259 G73 2008  

 

Her Stories: African American Folktales, Fairy Tales, And True Tales / told by Virginia Hamilton ; illustrated by Leo & Diane Dillon.  New York : Blue Sky Press, c1995.

YOUNG PEOPLE                  GR111.A47 H35 1995

 

Holiday And Seasonal Border Clip Art / Phil Bradbury.  Englewood, Col. : Libraries Unlimited, 1990. 

Z716.6 .B735 1990  

 

Holidays, Festivals, And Celebrations Of The World Dictionary: Detailing Nearly 2,500 Observances From All 50 States And More Than 100 Nations: A Compendious Reference Guide To Popular, Ethnic, Religious, National, And Ancient Holidays ... / edited by Helene Henderson.  Detroit, MI : Omnigraphics, c2005. 3rd ed.

OVERSIZED                           GT3925 .H64 2005  

 

In Glad Thanksgiving: Poems / John Masefield.  New York, Macmillan [1967].

PR6025.A77 I58 1967a  

 

Israel In The Biblical Period: Institutions, Festivals, Ceremonies, Rituals / J. Alberto Soggin ; translated by John Bowden.  Edinburgh ; New York : T&T Clark, 2001.

BS1199.P93 S6513 2001

 

Joy To The World / Mormon Tabernacle Choir.  New York, N.Y. : CBS Records, p1970.  CD.

MEDIA                                   CD-0257

 

Kay Thompson's Eloise At Christmastime / Drawings by Hilary Knight.  New York, Random House [c1958].

YOUNG PEOPLE                  PZ7 T3716 Elf  

 

Kwanzaa: A Cultural Celebration / Host/writer Ademola Ekulona.  Princeton, N.J. : Films for the Humanities Sciences, c1993.  VHS.

MEDIA                                   GT4403 .A57 1993

 

Madeline's Christmas / by Ludwig Bemelmans.  New York, N.Y., U.S.A. : Viking Penguin, 1988, c1985.

YOUNG PEOPLE                  PZ7 .B455 M25 1988  

 

Magnificat In F Major / Johann Sebastian Bach.  Huntington Station, L.I., New York : Edwin F. Kalmus, 1968. 

M2020.B16 K3

 

Mother To Daughter, Daughter To Mother, Mothers On Mothering: A Daybook And Reader / selected and shaped by Tillie Olsen.  Old Westbury, N.Y. : Feminist Press, 1984.

PN6075 .M6 1984

 

The Nativity According To St. Luke: A Musical Drama In Seven Scenes / Randall Thompson.  Port Washington, NY : Koch, c1997.  CD.

MEDIA                                   CD-0185

 

Nine Days To Christmas / by Marie Hall Ets and Aurora Labastida.  Illustrated by Marie Hall Ets.  New York, Viking Press [1959].

YOUNG PEOPLE                  PZ7 .E885 Ni  

 

Noël À Paris / Gessler Publishing Company ; co-produit par the Rothman Institute S.A., Lieurac Productions.  New York : Gessler Publishing, 1987?. French version.  VHS.

MEDIA                                   DC29 .N62  

 

Noël À Paris / co-produit par the Rothman Institute S.A., Lieurac Productions ; réalisation, Raphaël Mezrahi.  New York, N.Y. : Gessler, c1987. English version. VHS.

MEDIA                                   DC29 .N63

 

A Northern Nativity: Christmas Dreams Of A Prairie Boy / William Kurelek.  [Montreal] : Tundra Books, [c1976].

YOUNG PEOPLE                  BT315.2 .K87  

 

Old English Customs / Roy Christian.  New York, Drake Publishers [1973].

DA110 .C57 1973  

 

Plum Pudding For Christmas. Written and illustrated by Virginia Kahl.  New York, Scribner, c1956.

YOUNG PEOPLE                  PZ8.3 .K124 Pl

 

The Polar Express / written and illustrated by Chris Van Allsburg.  Boston : Houghton Mifflin, 1985.

YOUNG PEOPLE                  PZ7 .V266 Po 1985  

 

A Redbird Christmas: A Novel / Fannie Flagg.  New York : Random House, 2004.

PS3556.L26 R44 2004b  

 

The Saint-Napoleon: Celebrations Of Sovereignty In Nineteenth-Century France / Sudhir Hazareesingh.  Cambridge, Mass. : Harvard University Press, 2004.

DC276.5 .H39 2004  

 

Santa Cruise: A Holiday Mystery At Sea / Mary Higgins Clark, Carol Higgins Clark.  New York : Simon & Schuster / Scribner, c2006.

PS3553 .L287 S26 2006

 

Shakespeare's Festive World: Elizabethan Seasonal Entertainment And The Professional Stage / François Laroque ; Cambridge [England] ; New York : Cambridge University Press, 1991.

PR3069.M3 L3713 1991

 

The Silver Touch And Other Family Christmas Stories / Margret Rettich ; illustrated by Rolf Rettich ; translation from the Germanby Elizabeth D. Crawford.  New York : W. Morrow, 1978.

YOUNG PEOPLE                  PZ7.R3255 Si  

 

The Story Of Christmas: A Picture Book / retold and illustrated by Felix Hoffmann.  New York : Atheneum, 1975.

YOUNG PEOPLE                  BT315.2 .H6 1975  

 

Sweet Revenge / Diane Mott Davidson.  New York, NY : William Morrow, c2007.

PS3554.A925 S94 2007  

 

The Thanksgiving Story / Alice Dalgliesh, With illustrations by Helen Sewell.  New York : Scribner, c1954.

YOUNG PEOPLE                  PZ7 .D153 Tg  

 

A Time To Keep: The Tasha Tudor Book Of Holidays / written and illustrated by Tasha Tudor.  Chicago : Rand McNally, c1977.

YOUNG PEOPLE                  GT4805 .T83

 

The Treasury Of Christmas Music / Will Reed, ed.  New York, Emerson Books [1961].

M2085 .R4 T7

 

The Twelve Days Of Christmas / [Illustrated by] Brian Wildsmith.  New York, Franklin Watts, [1972].

YOUNG PEOPLE                  PZ8.3 .T8517 Wi x

 

Twelve Years Of Christmas / Rod McKuen.  New York, Cheval Books; distributed by Random House [1969]. 

PS3525.A264 T9

 

Understanding Islam And Muslim Traditions: An Introduction To The Religious Practices, Celebrations, Festivals, Observances, Beliefs, Folklore, Customs, And Calendar System Of The World's Muslim Communities, Including An Overview Of Islamic History And Geography / by Tanya Gulevich ; foreword by Frederick S. Colby.  Detroit, Mich. : Omnigraphics, c2004.

BP161.3 .G85 2004   

 

UNICEF's Festival Book / by Judith Spiegelman. Illus. by Audrey Preissler.  New York, United States Committee for UNICEF [1966].

YOUNG PEOPLE                  GT3932 .S6

 

"We Hold These Truths...": Editorials For Special Days / written by Jack Adams.  [Ohio?] : Brush-Moore Newspapers, Inc., [1975?].

ARCHIVES                             GT4803 .A32x

 

A Williamsburg Christmas / photos. by Frank J. Davis and Robert Llewellyn ; text by Donna C. Sheppard ; drawings by Vernon Wooten.  Williamsburg, Va. : Colonial Williamsburg Foundation ; New York, N.Y. : distributed by Holt, Rinehart, and Winston, c1980.

F234.W7 D38  

 

Winter's Tales.  [London, etc.] Macmillan [etc., 1955-1982].  Periodical.

PZ1 .W679

 

Yes, Virginia / Francis Pharcellus Church.  Illustrated by Suzanne Hausman.  New York:  Elizabeth Press [1972]. 

YOUNG PEOPLE                  GT4985 .C545 1972

 

 

SELECTED INTERNET SITES

 

·         2011 Bizarre, Whacky, and Unique Holidays

http://www.holidayinsights.com/moreholidays/

 

·         2011 Federal Holidays

http://www.opm.gov/Operating_Status_Schedules/fedhol/2011.asp

 

·         About Holidays

http://www.timeanddate.com/holidays/

 

·         Holiday Smart

http://www.holidaysmart.com/

 

·         Holidays on the Net

http://www.holidays.net/dates.htm

 

·         University of Kansas Medical Center:  Diversity Calendar

http://www3.kumc.edu/diversity/national/national.html

 

·         Upcoming State of Ohio Holidays

http://www.puco.ohio.gov/puco/calendars/UpcomingEvents.cfm?calid=8

 

·         U.S. Holidays, Celebrations, Popular Days

http://www.madmanmike.com/us_holidays_dates.html

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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