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Best of the Web: Children's Resources » Holidays & Celebrations
African American Odyssey
This Special Presentation of the Library of Congress exhibition, The African-American Odyssey: A Quest for Full Citizenship, showcases the Library's incomparable African-American collections.
African-American History & Culture
Covering more than 500 years of African-American history, features biographies, primary sources, images, timelines, and maps and charts.
A Library of Congress Resource Guide for the Study of Black History & Culture
Africans in America
This website is a companion to Africans in America, a six-hour public television series. It chronicles the history of racial slavery in the United States -- from the start of the Atlantic slave trade in the 16th century to the end of the American Civil War in 1865.
Asian American Heritage
Find out what it means to be Asian Pacific American and all the Asian cultures that exist in the world and in America. Presented by Scholastic.
- Birthday Traditions Around the World
Celebrate Hispanic Heritage
Presented by Scholastic.
- Christmas History
Culture & Change Black History in America
Meet famous African Americans, listen to jazz music, publish your own writing, and explore history with our interactive timeline. Presented by Scholastic.
Explore the voyage on the Mayflower, the relationship between the Wampanoag and the Pilgrims, and the events that led up to the harvest feast celebrated by both groups. Presented by Scholastic.
Take the trick-or-treating safety quiz or learn about the history of Hallowe'en.
- Hanukkah history and traditions
- Kwanzaa history and symbols
- Official Kwanzaa Website
Phil's House of Not So Horrible Horrors
The history of Hallowe'en, scary stories, costume ideas and more in this great site.
Games, clip art, puzzles, crafts, and more, from Kids Domain.
Top Ten African American Inventors
Throughout history, African Americans have invented some important and fun devices. Read about ten examples of men and women and see what they invented. Presented by Scholastic.
Women Who Changed History
Discover women who have made a difference. Celebrate Women's History Month! Presented by Scholastic.
Learn about the quest by women around the world to win the right to vote. Presented by Scholastic.
- Word Search Puzzles for Thanksgiving