Countries of the World
Set of 12 titles
Learn about these fascinating countries around the world--from the geography and language to trade, festivals, and cuisine. Books in the Countries of the World series teach readers about the countries' unique features through informative text, infographics, and colorful photos. Activities and recipes give readers a chance to engage with the culture in a hands on way. Books include a table of contents, activity sections, sidebars, infographics, recipes, a glossary, and references to learn more.
|Interest Level||Grade 4 - Grade 8|
|Reading Level||Grade 5|
|ATOS Reading Level|
|Guided Reading Level||T-W|
|Publisher||Cherry Lake Publishing|
|Available Formats||Reinforced book (9781534168213), Paperback (9781534170032), PDF (9781534171732), ePub (9781534177253), Hosted ebook (9781534173576), Kindle (9781534175419)|
|Number of Pages||48|
|Dimensions||7 x 9|
|Graphics||Full-color photographs, Historical photographs|
School Library Journal - Countries of the World
This short but immersive series spotlights countries around the world. Five chapters of varying lengths each have an activity that pertains to the topic at hand. Photographs that provide new information are captioned and mirror the text. Details about the climate, geography, wildlife, government, and business structures are explained. Each title takes time to describe the culture of the people who live there, depicting holidays, national celebrations, food, and popular sports. Although the amount of information could be overwhelming to younger readers, the text is organized in a way that offers an accessible reading experience. The back matter features a glossary and books and websites for further reading. VERDICT A good starting point for student projects or readers who are interested in other countries and cultures.