Stomp the Ground: Build a Home

Stomp the Ground Build a Home Eva is a little girl who loves to dance and play When she comes home one day her grandmother teaches her about another dance the dabke Through dancing and help from her grandmother she finds a new

  • Title: Stomp the Ground: Build a Home
  • Author: Susan Daniel Fayad Jayamini Attanayake
  • ISBN: 9781495186400
  • Page: 286
  • Format: Paperback
  • Eva is a little girl who loves to dance and play When she comes home one day, her grandmother teaches her about another dance, the dabke Through dancing and help from her grandmother, she finds a new confidence She also learns a little about the history of the dance.In Lebanon, the dabke was formed because of the adjustment to the change of seasons Because the roofs ofEva is a little girl who loves to dance and play When she comes home one day, her grandmother teaches her about another dance, the dabke Through dancing and help from her grandmother, she finds a new confidence She also learns a little about the history of the dance.In Lebanon, the dabke was formed because of the adjustment to the change of seasons Because the roofs of houses were made of tree branches and mud, the mud would crack and the roof had to be fixed in turbulent weather Legend says that an owner whose roof was starting to crack would call out, Al Awneh, let s go and help All of the neighbors and family would get on the roof To fix it, they would form a line, hold hands, and stomp their feet, walking on the roof to adjust the mud.She manages to stomp out her fear of dancing in front of others at a party that will help kids like her get a new home.

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    1. Book Review: Stomp The ground Build A Home by Susan Daniel Fayad with Illustrations by Jayamini AttanayakeThis book is a beautiful representation of the intangible cultural heritage inherent to Lebanon in the form of the dance, the dabke. Through bright, exciting illustrations and positive affirmations, this book teaches you to love yourself, to love your community and to be proud of your roots. I appreciate so much the showing of how an extended family takes care to raise the children and how t [...]

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