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Holidays Around the World in ASL with Miss Jenni

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 “Ho! Ho! Ho! Merry Christmas!”, “Feliz Navidad!” (Merry Christmas in Spanish), “Hanukkah Sameach!” (Happy Hanukkah), “Ramadan Mubarak!” (Happy Ramadan), or “Subh Diwali” (Happy Diwali). Christmas, Hanukkah, Ramadan, Diwali, and Kwanzaa are just a few of the holidays celebrated around the world. Come and learn these holidays in American Sign Language. Just in time for the holiday season.  

Be sure to watch the holiday video to learn these holidays and other key vocabulary for the holidays, and check out just a few of the many titles within our catalog or online sources to help yourself practice:  

Ramadan titles: 

Hannah and the Ramadan Gift by Qasim Rashid  

The Gift of Ramadan by Rabiah York Lumbard 

Ramadan Around the World by Ndaa Hassan  

R is for Ramadan by Greg Paprocki 

I Love Ramadan by Taymaa Salhah 

Rashad’s Ramadan and Eid Al-Fitre by Lisa Bullard  


The Eight Knights of Hanukkah by Leslie Kimmelman 

The Hanukkah Fable of Little Dreidel and Silver Menorah by Sylvia Rouss 

D is for Dreidel by Greg Paprocki 

Shmelf the Hanukkah Elf by Greg Wolfe  

Eight Winter Nights by Laura Krauss Melmed 

Kugel for Hanukkah? By Gretchen M. Everin  


Li’l Rabbit’s Kwanzaa by Donna L. Washington  

Seven Spools of Thread: A Kwanzaa Story by Angela Shelf Medearis 

My Family Celebrates Kwanzaa by Lisa Bullard 

The Sound of Kwanzaa by Dimitrea Tokunbo 

Kevin’s Kwanzaa by Lisa Bullard 

The Story Behind Kwanzaa by Melissa Rae Shofner  


Archie Celebrates Diwali by Mitali Banerjee Ruths  

Binny’s Diwali by Thrity N. Umrigar 

Shubh Diwali! By Soundar Chitra 

Diwali: Festival of Lights by Rina Singh 

Diwali by Grace Jones 

Lilu’s Bright Diwali by Anita Nahta Amin 


Angela’s Christmas Wish by Leigh Olsen  

A Christmas Too Big by Colleen Madden  

Grumpy Monkey. Oh No! Christmas by Suzanne Lang  

Peppermint Post by Bruce Hale  

Santa’s Naughty Little Elves by Harp Dhami  

Between Us and Abuela: A Family Story from the Border by Mitali Perkins