We would like to thank the following groups and people:
Our families, and our coaches, Sheryl Hinman and Dave Haagensen, for their unending support and knowledge.
Jodi Kramer for helping us test and perfect.
Dr. Anwer for providing pictures and recipes for the Islam religion.
Brian Rolnick, Sulochana Rengarajan, Jonathan Henshue, Ann Walser, Peggy Otto, Saroja Parthasarathy, Geetha Srinivasan, Sarah Kaufman and Joanne Kramer for providing family recipes.
The ThinkQuest help desk, for helping us get past anything that stood in our path.
Project Cool For letting us use their script to make our menu.
Matt's Script Archive For providing the script for the Add-It WWWBoard.
The following are books that we used for both information and recipe ideas. Because of copyright concerns, no recipes were taken from any of the following books.
Adler, David A. A Picture Book of Jewish Holidays, New York, Holiday House, 1981.
Ahsan, M. M. Muslims Festivals, Vero Beach, Rourke Enterprises, Inc. 1987.
Brown, Alan. The Christian World, Morristown, N.J., Silver Burdett Company, 1985.
Brown, Stephen F. Christianity:World Religions, New York, Facts on File, 1991.
Burke, Deirdre. Food and Fasting, New York, Thomson Learning, 1993.
Burstein, Chaya M. A First Jewish Holiday Cookbook, New York, Bonim Books, 1979.
Cooper, Jane. Jewish Festivals, East Sussex, England, Wayland, 1989.
Corwin, Judith Hoffman. Easter Fun, New York, Julian Messner, 1984.
Cunningham, Marion with Laber, Jeri, revisors. The Fannie Farmer Cookbook, New York, Alfred A Knopf, 1979.
De Paola, Tomie. Mary The Mother of Jesus, New York, Holiday House, 1995.
Deshpande, Chris. Festival Crafts, Milwaukee, Gareth Stevens Publishing, 1993.
Hewitt, Catherine. Buddhism, New York, Thomson Learning, 1995.
Humphreys, Christmas. The Buddhist Way of Life, New York, Schocken Books, 1969.
Ingpen, Robert and Wilkinson, Philip. A Celebration of Customs & Rituals of the World, New York, Facts on File, Inc., 1994.
Keeley, Robin(editor). Eerdmans' Handbook to Christian Belief, Grand Rapids, Wm. B. Eerdmans Publishing Co. 1982.
Kennedy, Pamela. An Easter Celebration: Traditions and Customs Around the World, Nashville, Ideals Children's Books, 1990.
Kleeberg, Irene Cumming. Christianity, New York, Franklin Watts, 1976.
Kravat, Judy and Minkus, Sherry,editors. BETH ELegant CookingElm Grove, WI, Sycamore Press
Latourette, Kenneth Scott. Introducing Buddhism, New York, Friendship Press, 1956.
Nathan, Joan. The Children's Jewish Holiday Kitchen, New York, Schocken Books, 1987.
Nathan, Joan. The Jewish Holdiay Kitchen, New York, Schocken Books, 1979.
Purdy, Susan. Christmas Cooking Around the World, New York, Franklin Watts, 1983.
Raimondo, Lois. The Little Lama of Tibet, New York, Scholastic Inc, 1994.
Raman, Varadaraja V. Glimpses of Indian Heritage, Mumbai (Bombay), India, Varadaraja V. Raman, 1989.
Silverman, Maida. My First Book of Jewish Holidays, New York, Dial Books for Young Readers, 1994.
Smith, Jeff. The Frugal Gourmet Celebrates Christmas, New York, William Morrow and Company, Inc, 1991.
Snelling, John. Buddhist Festivals, Vero Beach, FL, Rourke Enterprises, Inc., 1987.
Tamilvanan, Lena. Festival Foods, Chennai (Madras), India, Manimegalai Publishers, 1985.
Tonkinson, Carole, editor. Wake Up and Cook, New York, Riverhead Books, 1997.
Tudor, Tasha. A Book of Christmas, New York, William Collins Publishers, Inc., 1979.
Tudor, Tasha, editor. Take Joy!, New York, Philomel Books, 1966.
Turner, Reuben. Jewish Festivals, Vero Beach, Rourke Enterprises, Inc, 1987.
Vitz, Evelyn Birge. A Continual Feast, New York, Harper and Row, 1985.