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May 10, 2009 Mary Ann rated it 5 of 5 stars
Did you ever sit and pour over the National Geographic Magazine as a kid? I remember that my brother and I did. We had about two whole shelves of back issues, and we used to love looking at the pictures of far away places and cultures. There is something fascinating about seeing the way people in other places live. Celebrate! Connections among cultures speaks to this fascination, but helps kids see similarities between different cultures - the way that no matter how different we are, we are esse...more
People celebrate human spirits all the time and all around the world. The book shares pictures to show how the Tibetans and Sherpas in the Himalaya, the Tuareg nomads in the Sahara desert, the Aborigines of Australia, the Sami on the northern tip of Europe within the Arctic Circle, the Yanomami in the Amazon basin of South America, the Inuit of the far north American continent, and the Balinese from Indonesia celebrate special occasions in their distinctive cultures through gather-togethers, foo...more
Apr 23, 2012 Alana Arlequin rated it 4 of 5 stars
This is a great book that studies the connections between cultures. This would be great for culture studies as well as making tect connections.