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Coming of age

Author: Mandy Ross
Publisher: Oxford : Heinemann Library, ©2003.
Series: Rites of passage (Heinemann Library)
Edition/Format:   Print book : Juvenile audience : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Explains the origin, historical or religious significance, and practice of coming of age in different cultures around the world. Suggested level: primary, intermediate.
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Genre/Form: Juvenile works
Juvenile literature
Material Type: Juvenile audience
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Mandy Ross
ISBN: 0431177112 9780431177113 043117718X 9780431177182
OCLC Number: 52357346
Description: 32 pages : color illustrations ; 28 cm.
Contents: What are rites of passage? --
Holy Communion and confirmation --
Entering a Buddhist monastery --
Muslim Hatum ceremony --
African initiation ceremonies --
Native American sunrise ceremony --
Aboriginal puberty rituals --
Jewish bar and bat mitzvah --
Hindu Upanayana ceremony --
Quinceañera --
Japanese Coming-of-Age Day --
New rituals from old --
Growing up, moving on.
Series Title: Rites of passage (Heinemann Library)
Responsibility: Mandy Ross.

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This series looks at the origin, historical practice and significance of rites of passage as celebrated within a wide range of religions and cultural groups.  Read more...

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