More than anything, Amina wants to lose her loose tooth while visiting her family in Mali, West Africa. This way, she can put it under a gourd for the African tooth fairy, who will exchange it for two chickens! It all works out perfectly -- and the chickens even lay eggs. But will the eggs hatch before they have to return home to America?
Introduce new traditions and build an appreciation of other cultural traditions through a tale about a quintessential childhood experience.