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Snuggle Up With Some Winter Holiday Books!

I love reading with my kids.  And I especially love reading books about winter holidays. Reading books allows us to see how children and families around the world celebrate and acknowledge this special time.  I’ve put together a list of some of our favorite winter holiday books from us here at HistoryUnboxed that focus on Solstice, Kwanzaa, Christmas, and Hanukkah celebrations. Looking to learn more about winter holidays? Check out our Winter Holidays Unboxed downloadable lesson for in-depth lessons on winter holiday celebrations with hands on activities, recipes, and even more books! Sun Bread by Elisa Kleven. This is a…

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November Reading List: Native American Heritage Month & the History of Harvest Feasts

It’s November and here in the United States it’s Native American Heritage Month.  Thanksgiving also takes place on the third Thursday of the month. This year, it’s on November 24th.  The National Congress for American Indians describes Native American History Month: “The month is a time to celebrate rich and diverse cultures, traditions, and histories and to acknowledge the important contributions of Native people. Heritage Month is also an opportune time to educate the general public about tribes, to raise a general awareness about the unique challenges Native people have faced both historically and in the present, and the ways…

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You’re Invited to RAVE: Readers & Authors Vegas Event!

Come meet History UnboxedⓇ authors Stephanie Hanson and Elizabeth Hauris in Las Vegas!  Date: Friday, November 18, 2022 The first two thousand people to arrive will receive two months free subscription to Kindle Unlimited! Q: Which authors are attending? A: A full list is available here:- There will be about 350 authors. Thousands of fans are expected! Q: Can I bring my own books to be signed? A: Absolutely! Q: Will personalization be possible, or are all books pre-signed? A: Yes, books can be personalized. Q: Will I be able to buy books at the event? A: Yes, we will…

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Our Favorite Books for Festivals of the Dead!

No matter who we are, we all come into contact with death. People around the world have their own traditions to mourn and celebrate the loss of loved ones. Americans celebrate Halloween as a spooky day with monsters and creatures. Other celebrations of the dead around the world are quite different. Books are a great way to learn about other cultures and here are five of our favorites to learn about Festivals of the Dead around the world. Do you want to learn more about the History of Halloween and other Festivals of the Dead? Check out our Halloween Unboxed…

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Ancient Eats: An Edible Exploration of the World…coming soon to a bookseller near you!!

Go on a mouth watering journey through the ancient world with this family-friendly cookbook. Each of the more than 100 recipes is inspired by delicious historical dishes and adapted for ease of preparation in the modern kitchen.  Taste your way through 18 cultures as you feed your mind with mythical origins and the historical significance of food around the world and across tens of thousands of years. Make tamales like the Olmecs in Mesoamerica and curry like the people of the Indus Valley Civilization of India. Enjoy feasts, drinks, desserts, and simple snacks as you read about their ancient origins.…

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