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Christmas keeping Germans

Neita Oviatt Friend

Christmas keeping Germans

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Published by Eagles" Nest Publications in Hartland, Wis .
Written in English

    Places:
  • Wisconsin
    • Subjects:
    • Christmas -- Wisconsin -- Juvenile literature.,
    • German Americans -- Wisconsin -- Social life and customs -- Juvenile literature.,
    • Christmas.,
    • German Americans.,
    • Wisconsin -- Social life and customs.

    • About the Edition

      Examines Christmas traditions observed by German settlers in Wisconsin.

      Edition Notes

      Statementby Neita Oviatt Friend ; illustrations by Martin R. Murk.
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsGT4986.W6 F74 1981
      The Physical Object
      Pagination30 p. :
      Number of Pages30
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL3049886M
      LC Control Number82143630

      A Christmas stocking is an empty sock or sock-shaped bag that is hung on Saint Nicholas Day or Christmas Eve so that Saint Nicholas (or the related figures of Santa Claus and Father Christmas) can fill it with small toys, candy, fruit, coins or other small gifts when he arrives. These small items are often referred to as stocking stuffers or stocking fillers. Third graders listen to the book, A Cobweb Christmas discovering that it is a German Folktale. They discuss where the location of Germany while viewing a globe while viewing different slides from a PowerPoint presentation and talk about.   This book is A’s absolute favorite. In fact, I sometimes don’t find it in the book box because he’s smuggled it out onto the main bookcase at least twice. It’s a cute story about a little boy who makes some gingerbread pirates that have an encounter with Santa on Christmas Eve.


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The text and illustrations combine to show how people celebrate a favorite German holiday, from its roots in pagan rituals to /5.

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Christmas keeping Germans book celebrates Christmas with two public holidays, 25 and 26 December. For many people, 24 December, Christmas Eve, is divided into a hectic morning and a festive evening. When Christmas Eve falls on a working day, the shops are open until noon and they are very busy as people buy their last presents or food for the festive meal.

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