Hola, Dominican Republic
From the Set Countries of the World
The Dominican Republic is a vibrant country influenced by its Spanish and African heritage. Explore the unique celebrations, food, and art of this tropical island nation. Books in the Countries of the World series teach readers about countries' unique features through engaging content and pictures. Readers will learn about the Dominican Republic's forests, brimming with orchids and hundreds of bird species, as well as its people and their rich past. 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 (9781534169555), Paperback (9781534171237), PDF (9781534173071), ePub (9781534178595), Hosted ebook (9781534174917), Kindle (9781534176751)|
|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 the Dominican Republic!
- Business and Governmentin the Dominican Republic
- Meet the People
- What’s for Dinner?
- For More Information
- About the Author