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Mexico

Colleen Sexton (author)

Publisher: Bellwether Media Inc. ISBN: 9781612113609

Mexico has almost 6,000 miles of coastline. It borders both the Atlantic and the Pacific Oceans. Readers will discover the diverse physical features of Mexico, the variety of wildlife it boasts on land and in water, and what everyday life is like in both urban and rural settings.

Vietnam

Walter Simmons (author)

Publisher: Bellwether Media Inc. ISBN: 9781612113654

Vietnam is famous for Ha Long Bay, a unique bay that formed over millions of years. Its scenic isles draw tourists from around the world. It is one of several marvels in Vietnam. Readers will explore other geographic features of Vietnam as well as the culture and traditions of the Vietnamese people.

Australia

Colleen Sexton (author)

Publisher: Bellwether Media Inc. ISBN: 9781612113463

Take a trip to “The Land Down Under” and discover all of the unusual wildlife inhabiting the Outback! There are kangaroos, wild dogs called dingoes, and nearly 700 types of birds in Australia. This title will also take readers to the Great Barrier Reef and to some of the largest cities in Australia, showing kids the daily life and culture of Aussies.

Germany

Walter Simmons (author)

Publisher: Bellwether Media Inc. ISBN: 9781612113548

For over a quarter century, Germany stood as a country divided. A huge concrete barrier known as the Berlin Wall physically divided the capital of Berlin. When the wall came down in 1989, Germany was reborn. Readers will learn what daily life is like today for the innovative and industrious people of Germany.

Israel

Walter Simmons (author)

Publisher: Bellwether Media Inc. ISBN: 9781612113579

Israel is a country with deep religious roots. It is considered the homeland of the Jewish people. In this book, young readers will be introduced to Israel’s devout people, historic landmarks, and foods that create an interesting and unique cultural heritage.

Cuba

Walter Simmons (author)

Publisher: Bellwether Media Inc. ISBN: 9781612113500

Cuba is a group of several islands. Long ago, one of the islands was called Treasure Island because it was a home base for many Caribbean pirates. Young readers will learn about life in modern Cuba—the school system, the delicious food, and the vibrancy of Cuban culture.

Sweden

Rachel Grack (author)

Publisher: Bellwether Media Inc. ISBN: 9781612113630

Located in Scandinavia in Northern Europe, Sweden experiences some very cold weather. Many polar bears call Sweden home! In addition to the wildlife of Sweden, this title introduces readers to the physical geography of Sweden, its traditions and customs, and how Swedes live from day to day.

Afghanistan

Lisa Owings (author)

Publisher: Bellwether Media Inc. ISBN: 9781612114668

Afghanistan borders seven different countries and is a connection point for East, South, West, and Central Asia. It has long been a center of trade and culture, with many different civilizations throughout history calling it home. In this title, students will read about Afghanistan’s wildlife, landscape, culture, and more.

Saudi Arabia

Lisa Owings (author)

Publisher: Bellwether Media Inc. ISBN: 9781612116174

Lush landscapes may be scarce in Saudi Arabia, but oil and sacred sites are not. Oil has made Saudi Arabia one of the wealthiest nations in the world, and the cities of Mecca and Medina regularly draw faithful Muslims. Travel to a country rich in natural resources and religious devotion in this engaging title.

Ethiopia

Ellen Frazel (author)

Publisher: Bellwether Media Inc. ISBN: 9781612116969

Two sections of Earth’s crust meet to form the Great Rift Valley in the middle of Ethiopia. Bordering the valley are some of Africa’s most expansive highland areas, lending Ethiopia the nickname, “the roof of Africa.” Discover the diversity of landscapes, people, and wildlife in this informative title for young readers.

South Sudan

Lisa Owings (author)

Publisher: Bellwether Media Inc. ISBN: 9781612116181

After decades of war, South Sudan became an independent country in 2011. Though its people face struggles as they build their new nation, they do have reason for national pride. Their country contains Bandingilo National Park, which hosts one of the largest annual animal migrations. This title describes the birth of South Sudan and its efforts to create a national identity.

Honduras

Ellen Frazel (author)

Publisher: Bellwether Media Inc. ISBN: 9781612116976

From the central mountains and valleys to the rain forests of La Mosquitia, Honduras is a land of natural beauty. Not every wonder in the country is nature-made, however. The Copán Ruins in western Honduras are relics of Mayan artistry and a reflection of the beauty to be found in the people, lands, and customs of Honduras.

Jamaica

Lisa Owings (author)

Publisher: Bellwether Media Inc. ISBN: 9781612118680

Jamaica is a small island country in the Caribbean Sea known for its Reggae music and spicy foods. Some Jamaicans do not cut their hair! They prefer to twist their hair into dreadlocks instead. Young readers will learn about the history of Jamaica and customs that make it unique.

Finland

Megan Borgert-Spaniol (author)

Publisher: Bellwether Media Inc. ISBN: 9781612118673

Finland is covered in forests and boasts nearly 200,000 lakes! Finns value equality. It was the first country in Europe to grant voting rights to women. Young readers will love learning about this country where people regularly rest in heated saunas and the sun does not set for two months in the summer.

Madagascar

Ellen Frazel (author)

Publisher: Bellwether Media Inc. ISBN: 9781612116983

From outer space, Madagascar appears to be bleeding. This is because the island’s red soil runs off into the ocean. On land, Madagascar is a world of its own. More than half of the resident wildlife cannot be found in any other country. Open this book and explore Madagascar, an island teeming with life, color, and beauty.

Malaysia

Lisa Owings (author)

Publisher: Bellwether Media Inc. ISBN: 9781612118697

Malaysia is an Asian country divided into two regions—East Malaysia and West Malaysia—separated by the South China Sea. Malaysian families and communities often come together to fly kites. The country even hosts kite-flying festivals! This title for young readers reveals Malaysia’s recreational activities, cuisine, and more.

Nepal

Lisa Owings (author)

Publisher: Bellwether Media Inc. ISBN: 9781612118703

Namaste is the most common greeting in Nepal. It means, “The spirit within me recognizes and honors the spirit within you.” Nepalese are spiritual people who believe in fate, or karma. Young readers will be fascinated by this country’s history, traditions, and daily life.

New Zealand

Ellen Frazel (author)

Publisher: Bellwether Media Inc. ISBN: 9781612116990

New Zealanders love to play, and their country is their playground. This South Pacific island comes equipped with snowy mountains for skiing, swift rivers for rafting, and deep valleys for bungee jumping. Adventure waits in this introduction to life in New Zealand.

Ukraine

Megan Borgert-Spaniol (author)

Publisher: Bellwether Media Inc. ISBN: 9781612118710

Ukrainians have mastered the art of designing Easter eggs, called pysanky. People around the world try to replicate the fine details and colors of Ukrainian eggs. When not using food in artful ways, Ukrainians take pride in memorizing recipes and preparing meals from scratch. Young readers will learn more about life in Ukraine in this informative title.

Taiwan

Lisa Owings (author)

Publisher: Bellwether Media Inc. ISBN: 9781612119076

Taiwan is a tropical island east of China that experiences frequent, powerful earthquakes. Tremors do not stand in the way of the many high-tech innovations the Taiwanese produce and share with the world. This title will teach young readers about Taiwan’s history and what life is like today.

Body Art

David Orme (author)

Publisher: Perfection Learning ISBN: 9781613845806

People have been decorating their bodies for thousands of years. Get the facts about tattoos, body piercing, and more. Then read "Death by Arsenic," a story about what happens when you start believing the ads.

Survival at Big Shark Key

Dorothy Francis (author)

Publisher: Perfection Learning ISBN: 9781613849941

When Grady's family moves to a deserted island in the Florida Keys, the family finds more activity than expected as a hurricane comes their way.

To Be a Cowboy

Bonnie Highsmith Taylor (author)

Publisher: Perfection Learning ISBN: 9781613848135

Provides factual information about the history of the life of a cowboy through the fictional story of Eddie, a young boy who goes to the Bar W Ranch where his Uncle Hank and Uncle Charlie work.

The Great Aztecs

L.L. Owens (author)

Publisher: Perfection Learning ISBN: 9781613847398

Describes the everyday life of the Aztecs, covering such topics as food and clothing, religion, criminal justice, art and music, and language.

The Inca Empire

L.L. Owens (author)

Publisher: Perfection Learning ISBN: 9781613847473

A short introduction to Inca civilization and history.