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The Shortest Day

Celebrating the Winter Solstice

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Did you know December 21 (or 22) is the shortest day of the year in the northern hemisphere?

Young children enjoy stories about how a range of cultures have recognized the winter solstice throughout history. “Mistletoe and holly hung in their homes because plants that survived the harsh winter were symbols of life.

The sun’s changing position in the sky is easy to perceive just before and after a solstice. “In China, over 3,000 years ago, astronomers measured shadows to determine the shortest day.

Hands-on projects and further resources will interest older readers. 38 pages. Ages 4+.

Other titles in this series include: The Longest Day (C64) about the summer solstice and We Gather Together (C51) which describes the fall equinox.
Item No. Product Name Price Qty
C58 The Shortest Day - Hardcover
Made in CHINA
$17.95
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Due in Stock
1/10/2018
C57 The Shortest Day - paperback
Made in CHINA
$8.95
8 In Stock

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The Shortest Day

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