In Mardi Gras, early readers will learn about this American festival and the ways people celebrate it. Vibrant, full-color photos and carefully leveled text will engage emergent readers as they explore this unique celebration.A labeled diagram helps readers understand the symbols of Mardi Gras, while a picture glossary reinforces new vocabulary. Children can learn more about Mardi Gras online using our safe search engine that provides relevant, age-appropriate websites. Mardi Gras also features reading tips for teachers and parents, a table of contents, and an index.Mardi Gras is part of Jump!'s Festivals series.