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Remembering the Dead Around the World
Remembering the Dead Around the World
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Raintree Perspectives

Remembering the Dead Around the World

Discover how people remember the passing of their loved ones all around the world. Featuring the world's main religions as well as some little-known ceremonies and festivals, this book takes an intriguing and colorful look at how death is commemorated in many different places.

Reading LevelGrades 3-3
Interest LevelGrades 2-5
Lexile Level880L
ATOS Level5.7
AR Points0.5
AR Quiz #504683
Text TypeInformational Text
Text SubtypeSequence
BrandRaintree Perspectives
Page Dimensions0" x 0"
Page Count32
BindingReinforced Library Binding
List Price: $33.32 School/Library Price

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Booklist - Sarah Hunter

"Though each culture’s practices are given relatively short shrift...the broad scope is rather impressive and should pique the interest of students beginning to research religion and culture. A craft project is a nice addition to the standard back matter." - Booklist

November 1, 2015

Booklist - Kathleen McBroom

"...[students] will appreciate the well-organized layout, the site accessibility and navigability, and the satisfyingly gory full-color illustrations (these vivid photo-like images are so lifelike that they might cause confusion regarding actual representations). This teaching and learning tool would be a worthwhile supplemental addition to public, school, and classroom collections. There are multiple curriculum connections, and audience demand for this subject remains steadfast." - Booklist

November 1, 2015

School Library Connection - Alexandra Quay, Librarian, Sinai Akiba Academy, Los Angeles, California

"Supported by vibrant photography, each book is an engaging, quick read that caters to students’ love of weird trivia. Just enough information is provided on each topic to spark interest…" - School Library Connection

April 1, 2016


School Library Journal - Mary Mueller, Rolla Public Library, MO

"All humans commemorate life’s milestones, and this set takes emerging readers to celebrations around the world. Double-page chapters describe how a wide variety of religious groups, subcultures, and nations mark important events..." - School Library Journal

November 1, 2015

Anita Ganeri

Anita Ganeri

Anita Ganeri is an award-winning author of children's information books. She has been a writer for 20 years, after working in-house for Usborne Publishing and Walker Books. She specializes in the natural world, religion, and mythology, but is always looking for new challenges. Anita lives in northern England with her husband, children, dogs, and cat. She enjoys reading, walking the Moors, playing tennis, and dreaming of winning Wimbledon.

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