WorldCat Identities

MacMillan, Dianne M. 1943-

Overview
Works: 26 works in 53 publications in 1 language and 11,783 library holdings
Genres: Juvenile works  History  Biography  Fiction 
Roles: Author
Classifications: GT4905, 394.261
Publication Timeline
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Most widely held works by Dianne M MacMillan
Kwanzaa by Dorothy Rhodes Freeman( Book )

4 editions published between 1992 and 2008 in English and held by 1,101 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Introduces the African American holiday begun in 1966 which celebrates seven important principles
Mexican Independence Day and Cinco de Mayo by Dianne M MacMillan( Book )

5 editions published between 1997 and 2008 in English and held by 901 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Provides background on the people and events that are commemorated on two important Mexican holidays, Independence Day and Cinco de Mayo, and describes how these holidays are celebrated
Ramadan and Id al-Fitr by Dianne M MacMillan( Book )

4 editions published between 1994 and 2008 in English and held by 825 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Photographs and text describe Ramadan, the month-long Islamic holiday, and its joyous conclusion, the Id al-Fitr celebration
Mardi Gras by Dianne M MacMillan( Book )

3 editions published between 1997 and 2008 in English and held by 802 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Explains the history and customs of Mardi Gras, the significance of the holiday, the many ways in which it is celebrated, and how the celebrations vary according to location
Chinese New Year by Dianne M MacMillan( Book )

4 editions published between 1994 and 2008 in English and held by 789 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Introduces readers to the history, traditions, celebrations, and beliefs about Chinese New Year
Cheetahs by Dianne M MacMillan( Book )

3 editions published between 1997 and 2009 in English and held by 772 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Describes the physical characteristic, life cycle, behavior, and conservation of the cheetah, fastest of the big cats
Martin Luther King, Jr. Day by Dianne M MacMillan( Book )

4 editions published between 1992 and 2008 in English and held by 728 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Describes the life of Martin Luther King and the origin and celebration of the holiday in his honor
Diwali : Hindu festival of lights by Dianne M MacMillan( Book )

3 editions published between 1997 and 2008 in English and held by 652 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Discusses the history and traditions, as well as the symbols and current celebration of this Hindu holiday
Thanksgiving Day by Dianne M MacMillan( Book )

1 edition published in 1997 in English and held by 632 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Describes the history of Thanksgiving Day, how it came to be celebrated on the fourth Thursday in November, and the traditions associated with this holiday
Tet : Vietnamese New Year by Dianne M MacMillan( Book )

1 edition published in 1994 in English and held by 488 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Tet marks the return of spring and lasts for three days
Japanese Children's Day and the Obon Festival by Dianne M MacMillan( Book )

1 edition published in 1997 in English and held by 444 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Describes the history, customs, significance, and traditions of Japanese Children's Day and the Obon Festival, and the ways they are celebrated today in Japan and the United States
Presidents Day by Dianne M MacMillan( Book )

1 edition published in 1997 in English and held by 425 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Provides brief accounts of the lives of two prominent U.S. presidents and describes the holiday that was established in their honor
Elephants : our last land giants by Dianne M MacMillan( Book )

2 editions published in 1993 in English and held by 333 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Text and photos describe the physical characteristics, life cycle, behavior, habitats, and survival problems of the African and Asiatic elephants
Life in a deciduous forest by Dianne M MacMillan( Book )

1 edition published in 2003 in English and held by 315 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Explores the Adirondack forests of New York state, discussing how the forest develops, the plants and animals found there, and ways in which the living and nonliving parts of the forest work together. Go on a journey that begins in towering, broadleaf treetops and ends tangled in roots deep below the ground. Using the Adirondacks as an example, Life in a Deciduous Forest examines the physical features, processes, and many different species of plants and animals that make up a unique deciduous forest ecosystem. Find out about the impact of humans on this once-pristine ecosystem, and what is being done to save it. Travel from light-filled branches to darkly shadowed forest paths and learn what makes this ecosystem special
Missions of the Los Angeles area by Dianne M MacMillan( Book )

2 editions published in 1996 in English and held by 283 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Charts the histories of the missions of San Gabriel Arcángel, San Buenaventura, and San Fernando Rey de España, and briefly describes life among the Tongva (Gabrielino) and Chumash Indians before the arrival of the Spaniards
Humpback whales by Dianne M MacMillan( Book )

1 edition published in 2004 in English and held by 256 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Describes the characteristics, diet, location, life cycle, and behavior of humpback whales, including why they sing and how they perform such acrobatic jumps
Easter by Dianne M MacMillan( Book )

2 editions published between 1983 and 1993 in Undetermined and English and held by 246 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

An introduction to the religious and secular history, traditions, and celebrations of Easter
Jewish holidays in the spring by Dianne M MacMillan( Book )

1 edition published in 1994 in English and held by 205 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Discusses the origins of Purim, Passover, Yom Ha-Atsma'ut, Lag B'Omer, and Shavuot, and explains how each of these holidays is celebrated
Jewish holidays in the fall by Dianne M MacMillan( Book )

1 edition published in 1993 in English and held by 189 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Describes the various Jewish holidays that take place in the fall, including Rosh Hashanah, Yom Kippur, Sukkot, Simchat Torah, and Shemini Atzeret
The curse of Rafferty McGill by Dianne M MacMillan( Book )

2 editions published in 2003 in English and held by 153 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

When a leprechaun grants Ryan O'Connor's wish one St. Patrick's Day, Ryan must find a way to grant the leprechaun's wish in return or his piano teacher, her house, and another student will be gone forever
 
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Kwanzaa
Alternative Names
MacMillan, Dianne

Languages
English (45)

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Mexican Independence Day and Cinco de MayoRamadan and Id al-FitrMardi GrasChinese New YearCheetahsMartin Luther King, Jr. DayDiwali : Hindu festival of lightsThanksgiving Day