Birthdays: Beyond Cake and Ice Cream

Nikki Tate (author)

Publisher: Orca Book Publishers ISBN: 9781459812987

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Description

Inspired by memories of fantastic family birthday parties, mother-and-daughter team Nikki Tate and Dani Tate-Stratton researched the history of birthdays in order to answer such questions as, How much does where you grow up influence the way you celebrate getting a year older? Have people always celebrated birthdays? The more they investigated, the more they realized that there's a lot more to birthdays than cake, presents, a few games and perhaps a goody bag. They discovered there are as many ways to observe birthdays as there are places in which to do it.

Reading Level
Lexile
1180L
Fountas Pinnell Guided Reading
Z
ATOS
8.8
DRA
80
Categories
Genre
Cultural/Diversity Family Holidays & Festivals Social Issues
Interest Age
Ages 9-12
Grade
4th Grade 5th Grade 6th Grade 7th Grade
Subject
Social Studies
Language
English (US)
Fiction/Non-Fiction
Non-Fiction
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