Wishing Traditions around the World

Traditions around the World
  • 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. Additional features to aid comprehension include a table of contents, a phonetic glossary, informative captions, detailed maps, sources for further research, an index, and introductions to the author and illustrator.

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Interest Level Kindergarten - Grade 3
Reading Level Grade 2
Genre Nonfiction
Category Social Studies
Copyright 2022
Publisher The Child's World, Inc.
Language English
Number of Pages 32
Publication Date 2021-08-01
BISACS JNF052020, JNF025000
Dewey 398
Graphics Full-color illustrations, Full-color photographs
Dimensions 8 x 9.5
Lexile 570
Guided Reading Level O
Features Activities for further learning, Author/Illustrator biography, Detailed maps, Educational front/back matter, Glossary of key words, Index, Phonetics, Photo captions, 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 Traditions Around the World from Booklist on October 1, 2021

While food and celebrations might come to mind first when thinking of cultural traditions, this selection from the Traditions around the World series (8 titles) explores how different cultures practice making wishes. In this book, wishing includes both making wishes oneself (such as in a View →