Throw your tooth on the roof: tooth traditions from around the world

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What do you do when you lose a tooth? Do you put it under your pillow and wait for the tooth fairy? Not if you live in Botswana! In Botswana, children throw their teeth onto the roof. In Afghanistan they drop their teeth down mouse holes, and in Egypt they fling their teeth at the sun! Travel around the world and discover the surprising things children do when they lose a tooth. Selby B. Beeler spent years collecting traditions from every corner of the globe for this whimsical book, and illustrator G. Brian Karas adds to the fun, filling every page with humorous detail. He perfectly captures the excitement and pride that children experience when a tooth falls out. This title has been selected as a Common Core Text Exemplar (Grades 2-3, Informational Texts)
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Grouping Title throw your tooth on the roof tooth traditions from around the world
Grouping Author beeler selby b
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series Journeys 2014
subject_facet Teeth -- Folklore
title_display Throw your tooth on the roof : tooth traditions from around the world
title_full Throw your tooth on the roof : tooth traditions from around the world / Selby B. Beeler ; illustrated by G. Brian Karas
title_short Throw your tooth on the roof :
title_sub tooth traditions from around the world
topic_facet Folklore, Teeth