Front cover image for Diwali


Nandini Nayar (Author)
"In this book, early fluent readers will learn about the history of Diwali, including when, where, and who first celebrated it, its meaning, the traditions associated with it, including making sweets, worshipping gods, and lighting diyas, and how it is celebrated in different parts of the world today. Vibrant, full-color photos and carefully leveled text will engage young readers as they learn more about the history behind this popular holiday. A Take a Look! infographic highlights what happens on each day of the five-day festival, sidebars present interesting, supplementary information, and an At a Glance recap offers a map and quick stats on the history of the holiday. Children can learn more about Diwali using our safe search engine that provides relevant, age-appropriate websites. Diwali also features reading tips for teachers and parents, a table of contents, a glossary, and an index. Diwali is part of Jump!'s Holiday History series"-- Provided by publisher
Print Book, English, 2023
Jump!, Inc., Minneapolis, 2023
Juvenile works
Ages 7-10
24 pages : color illustrations ; 23 cm
9798885241250, 9798885241267
Online version:
Many stories
Diwali traditions
Diwali around the world
Diwali place of origin
Quick facts