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8 edition of The Shortest Day found in the catalog.

The Shortest Day

Celebrating the Winter Solstice

by Wendy Pfeffer

  • 352 Want to read
  • 9 Currently reading

Published by Dutton Juvenile .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Holidays & Festivals - Other, Nonreligious,
  • Winter festivals,
  • Juvenile literature,
  • Festivals,
  • Winter solstice,
  • Juvenile Multicultural Studies,
  • Science & Nature - General,
  • Juvenile Nonfiction,
  • Children"s Books/Ages 4-8 Nonfiction,
  • Children: Grades 1-2,
  • Children: Grades 2-3,
  • Holidays & Celebrations - Other, Nonreligious,
  • Science & Nature - Earth Sciences,
  • Juvenile Nonfiction / General,
  • Science & Technology - Earth Sciences,
  • Concepts - Seasons,
  • Winter

  • Edition Notes

    ContributionsJesse Reisch (Illustrator)
    The Physical Object
    FormatHardcover
    Number of Pages40
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL7770211M
    ISBN 100525469680
    ISBN 109780525469681
    OCLC/WorldCa51631386

    The Shortest Day: A Lyrical Illustrated Invitation to Presence with the Passage of Time, Our Ancient Relationship with the Sun, and the Cycles of Life A lovely homage to a universal human impulse radiating across time and space and cultures and civilizations. By Maria Popova.   The winter solstice may be the shortest day of the year, but that doesn't mean you'll have an early sunset. The exact date of the earliest sunset depends on your latitude, so it's not the same for.

      Susan Cooper wrote 'The Shortest Day' for John Langstaff's Christmas Revels, where it is performed annually across the country. She is the author of the classic five-volume fantasy sequence The Dark Is Rising, which includes the Newbery Medal winner The Grey King, as well as many other books for children and adults/5().   Buy a cheap copy of The Shortest Day: Celebrating the Winter book by Wendy Pfeffer. The beginning of winter is marked by the solstice, the shortest day of the year. Long ago, people grew afraid when each day had fewer hours of 5/5(5).   Newbery Medalist Cooper uses sparse, evocative language that personifies how humans celebrate the changing of the seasons. Featuring a poem created first for the Christmas Revels, the book tells the story of the solstices, how the world moves from the year’s longest day in the summer to the shortest day of : Susan Cooper.

    The Shortest Day (Book): Cooper, Susan: A celebration of the winter solstice and the Yuletide season. As the sun set on the shortest day of the year, early people would gather to prepare for the long night ahead. They built fires and lit candles. They played music, bringing their own light to the darkness, while wondering if the sun would ever rise again. The Shortest Day by Susan Cooper, illustrated by Carson Ellis In this seasonal treasure, Newbery Medalist Susan Cooper’s beloved poem heralds the winter solstice, illuminated by Caldecott Honoree Carson Ellis’s strikingly resonant illustrations. So the . In this seasonal treasure, Newbery Medalist Susan Cooper’s beloved poem heralds the winter solstice, illuminated by Caldecott Honoree Carson Ellis’s strikingly resonant illustrations. So the shortest day came, and the year died As the sun set on the shortest day of the year, early people would gather to prepare for the long night ahead.


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SyntaxTextGen not activatedGet this from a library! The shortest day. [Susan Cooper; Carson Pdf -- "A celebration of the winter solstice and the Yuletide season.

As the sun set on the shortest day of the year, early people would gather to prepare for the long night ahead. They built fires and lit. The Download pdf Day is a children’s book all about the Winter Solstice and is based on a poem by author Susan Cooper which is recited every year on Revels Stage in nine different American cities.

The poem itself is lovely and the illustrations although a little dark really brings the story to life, however, I feel that the poem is more for /5().The Shortest Day of the Year Is Approaching While ebook shortest day can be kind of a bummer, it has a little silver lining: It means that from here, sunlight will stick around longer and : Meghan Bartels.