Reading Rainbow

I Lost My Tooth in Africa

  • Aired: 11/7/2006
    • Length: 17:00:23
    • Plays: ???
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LeVar discusses different rites of passage in growing up. The book I Lost My Tooth in Africa is read about a young girl who loses her first tooth while visiting her father's family in Africa, and how the tooth fairy tradition is different in other countries. We visit with some young people who are having their first dental appointment, and LeVar discusses other culture's customs regarding loose teeth. In another rite of passage, a friend of LeVar's celebrates her 15th birthday with a Quincenara ceremony. In this unedited, original episode of Reading Rainbow, join LeVar Burton on an educational and entertaining adventure through classic books, video field trips and the always favorite kid book reviews.

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