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Canada - the culture

Bobbie Kalman (author)

Publisher: Crabtree Publishing Company ISBN: 9780778792611

This new second revised edition explores the different ways in which Canadians express their creativity through music, art, dance, theater, and television. Updated information includes facts and statistics along with current popular performers such as actress Rachel McAdams and singer Nellie Furtado.

Iraq - the people

April Fast (author)

Publisher: Crabtree Publishing Company ISBN: 9780778791478

Meet the people of Iraqthe Arabs, the Kurds, the Bedouins, and the Armeniansin this newly-revised book. Learn about the diversity of their religion, languages, customs, and cuisine. Take a glimpse into the daily life of the Iraqi people. Know their cities, villages, homes, markets, and schools.

Iraq - the culture

April Fast (author)

Publisher: Crabtree Publishing Company ISBN: 9780778791454

Know the culture of Iraq from Mesopotamian to modern as this war-torn country returns to its traditional ways, emerging from years of strife, oppression, and devastation. Read about the Babylonians and Sumerians, witness the birth of Islam, and then explore present-day Iraq with its diverse ethnic groups, languages, festivals, and customs.

Iraq - the land

April Fast (author)

Publisher: Crabtree Publishing Company ISBN: 9780778791461

Discover Iraq in this newly-revised bookfrom the banks of the Tigris and Euphrates to hot and dry deserts and mountains. Learn more about the land that was home to the first cities and civilizationsand explore the old and new cities of Baghdad, Basra, Ur, and Babylon.

Iran - the people

April Fast (author)

Publisher: Crabtree Publishing Company ISBN: 9780778791447

Discover the rich and varied history of Iran through this amazing, newly-revised book. Ancient dynasties and modern revolutions are presented in an easy-to-read yet detailed manner. Full-color pictures and illustrations bring Irans diverse customs to life, while informative boxes focus on key events and aspects relevant to the Iranian people.

Iran - the land

Joanne Richter (author)

Publisher: Crabtree Publishing Company ISBN: 9780778791430

This newly revised book provides a basic introduction to contemporary Iranthe land that was ancient Persia. Imagine life in this land of earthquakes, sand storms, and extreme weather, from burning hot deserts to the humid shores of the Caspian Sea to freezing cold mountains.

Iran - the culture

Joanne Richter (author)

Publisher: Crabtree Publishing Company ISBN: 9780778791423

Ancient religions, colorful dances, and sweet music all come alive in this fascinating, newly-revised book on Irans culture. Learn how to celebrate the new year with the festival of Nowrouj, discover the delights of delicious Iranian cuisine, and marvel at Irans traditional crafts of carpet-weaving, pottery, and metalwork.

I can write a book about Countries

Bobbie Kalman (author)

Publisher: Crabtree Publishing Company ISBN: 9781427179944

With the help of this book, children can write a book about different countries or concentrate on one country. Children will learn how to draw maps showing the continent on which the country is located, its capital city or cities, important regions, and proximity to oceans, polar regions, or the equator. Creating a book about a country's land, people, and culture will inspire kids to learn about other places and ignite a love for travel.

I can write a book about Culture

Bobbie Kalman (author)

Publisher: Crabtree Publishing Company ISBN: 9781427179951

Today, children in many communities come from different countries, speak more than one language, and practice different customs, celebrations, religions, and traditions. This colorful book helps children write a book about their own familys culture or about the cultures of their friends, highlighting foods, celebrations, dance, or traditional clothing.

Explore Australia and Oceania

Rebecca Sjonger, Bobbie Kalman (authors)

Publisher: Crabtree Publishing Company ISBN: 9781427163851

Explore Australia and Oceania leads children on an exciting trip through Australia's beautiful and diverse landscapes. Considered both a country and a continent, amazing full-color photographs feature the Great Barrier Reef, the rugged Outback, and Australia's interesting and unique animals.

Explore North America

Bobbie Kalman, Molly Aloian (authors)

Publisher: Crabtree Publishing Company ISBN: 9781427163875

The continent of North America is home to more than 500 million people, beautiful plants and animals, and many spectacular sights! Explore North America uses easy-to-read maps to help children identify the countries in North America; the continent's mountains, islands, and other landforms; the Great Lakes and other bodies of water; the plant and animal life in its forest, grassland, and desert biomes.

Explore Europe

Bobbie Kalman, Molly Aloian (authors)

Publisher: Crabtree Publishing Company ISBN: 9781427163868

Let the European expedition begin! Comprised of more than 40 countries, the continent of Europe is home to some of the most interesting landforms on Earth. Explore Europe features an amazing array of this continent's many peninsulas, mountain systems, bodies of water, and biomes including the tundra, steppes, forests, and their animals.

Cultural Traditions in Mexico

Lynn Aloian (author)

Publisher: Crabtree Publishing Company ISBN: 9781427179814

This interesting book describes how the blending of native Mexican and Spanish traditions, beliefs, and rituals has resulted in many of the lively and colorful festivals celebrated in Mexico today. Young readers will also learn how the Mexican people celebrate family occasions with fiestas.

Cultural Traditions in Russia

Molly Aloian (author)

Publisher: Crabtree Publishing Company ISBN: 9781427179821

This colorful book describes the traditions, beliefs, and rituals of the Russian people celebrated in the many different festivals of Russia today. Young readers will also learn how Russians celebrate family occasions.

Cultural Traditions in Brazil

Molly Aloian (author)

Publisher: Crabtree Publishing Company ISBN: 9781427179777

This fascinating book describes how native Brazilian and Portuguese traditions, beliefs, and rituals have combined into the holidays and festivals celebrated in Brazil today. Young readers will also learn how the Brazilian people celebrate family occasions.

Cultural Traditions in India

Molly Aloian (author)

Publisher: Crabtree Publishing Company ISBN: 9781427179791

This interesting book describes how the traditions, beliefs, and rituals of the people of India, often influenced by British culture, have resulted in many of the lively and colorful festivals celebrated in India today. Young readers will also learn how the Indian people celebrate family occasions.

What's in the Northeast?

Lynn Peppas (author)

Publisher: Crabtree Publishing Company ISBN: 9781427195968

The eleven states that make up the Northeast region of the United States are rich in history, culture, and natural resources. Read about the regions diverse industries, including fishing, forestry and logging, and even education-some of the nation's finest schools are here, including Harvard, Yale, Brown, and Princeton.

What's in the Southeast?

Natalie Hyde (author)

Publisher: Crabtree Publishing Company ISBN: 9781427195975

Part of the Sun Belt, the Southeast region of the United States is made up of twelve states, including Florida, Mississippi, and Virginia. Readers will learn about the regions culture, climate, history, and landforms.

What's in the West?

Robert Walker (author)

Publisher: Crabtree Publishing Company ISBN: 9781427195982

This interesting book showcases the Western region of the United States. Beautiful photographs highlight the history, culture, climate, and industries of the regions eleven states, which include fishing, cattle ranching, and technology.

What's in the Midwest?

Robin Johnson (author)

Publisher: Crabtree Publishing Company ISBN: 9781427195951

This book takes readers on a journey across the twelve states that make up the Midwest, the largest region of the United States. Learn about the regions natural resources, such as coal and iron ore and explore major cities, including Chicago, St. Louis, and Detroit.