Thanking the Moon: Celebrating the Mid-Autumn Moon Festival

Thanking the Moon: Celebrating the Mid-Autumn Moon Festival

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Knopf Books for Young Readers, September 2010
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A Chinese family gathers together in a meadow beneath the golden, glowing moon in the night sky. It's the mid-autumn moon festival and they are bringing their foods, their secret wishes, and their reverence for the beautiful, mysterious symbol of harmony and light. Traditions are followed as lanterns are lit and tea is poured. Through ceremony they are brought together to honor and celebrate the stunning autumn moonlight and they are surrounded by many other families who have also brought their lanterns, their picnics and their secret hopes. 32 pages Ages 4-8

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