Wishing Traditions around the World

World Traditions
  • Interest Level: Kindergarten - Grade 3
  • Reading Level: Grade 2

Explores wishing traditions from around the world, including rainbows, wishing wells, the moon, birthday candles, and wishbones.

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Interest Level Kindergarten - Grade 3
Reading Level Grade 2
Genre Nonfiction
Category Social Studies
Copyright 2013
Publisher The Child's World, Inc.
Language English
Number of Pages 32
Publication Date 2013-01-01
BISACS JNF052020, JNF025000
Dewey 398
Graphics Full-color photographs, Full-color illustrations
Dimensions 8 x 9.5
Lexile 570
Guided Reading Level M
ATOS Reading Level 3.5
ATOS Interest Level LG
Accelerated Reader® Quiz 156553
Accelerated Reader® Points 0.5
Features Activities for further learning, Author/Illustrator biography, Detailed maps, Educational front/back matter, Glossary of key words, Index, Phonetics, Primary-source text, Reviewed, Sources for further research, Suggested websites, and Table of contents
Online Resources

  • Make a Wish
  • Stories About Wishing
  • Coins in the Water
  • Paper Cranes
  • Wishing Walls
  • Wishing Trees
  • The Moon
  • Eyelashes
  • Dandelion Fluff
  • Rainbows
  • Ladybugs for Luck
  • Wishbones
  • Birthday Candles
  • Up Close
  • Hands-on
  • Glossary
  • Learn More
  • Index
Author: M. J. Cosson

Illustrator: Elisa Chavarri


A noteworthy review of World Traditions from School Library Journal on April 1, 2013

Readers are introduced to the different beliefs and holiday celebrations of people around the globe. For example, Birthday covers events such as quinceaneras and Bar Mitzvahs and Bat Mitzvahs. The sections are concise (usually one spread or a single page) and arranged by countries or… View →