From the Set Countries of the World
Learn about the rich culture of Cuba and its diverse environment. This close neighbor of the United States is worlds away in many aspects of its daily life and government. Books in the Countries of the World series teach readers about countries' unique features through engaging content and pictures. Readers will explore Cuban art, music, and holidays, and learn about the complicated history of its government. This book includes a table of contents, activity sections, sidebars, a glossary, and references to learn more.
|Interest Level||Grade 4 - Grade 8|
|Reading Level||Grade 5|
|ATOS Reading Level|
|Guided Reading Level||T|
|Publisher||Cherry Lake Publishing|
|Available Formats||Reinforced book (9781534169548), Paperback (9781534171220), PDF (9781534173064), ePub (9781534178588), Hosted ebook (9781534174900), Kindle (9781534176744)|
|Number of Pages||48|
|Dimensions||7 x 9|
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.
- Welcome to Cuba!
- Business and Government in Cuba
- Meet the People
- What’s for Dinner?
- For More Information
- About the Author
|Activities for further learning|
|Glossary of key words|
|Table of contents|
|Timeline of key events|