Sweden: The Culture
Annotation Ages 9 to 14 years. In addition to Pippi Longstocking and ABBA, explore Sweden & apos;s other contributions to literature and music, as well as the country & apos;s rich cultural traditions in architecture, art, and film. Topics include: Viking traditions; St. Lucia Day and other holidays; Religion and worship; The Kiruna Snow Festival; The zipper, seat belt, and other inventions; Swedish film, music, and dance; Art and architecture; The Swedish language.
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