Category: Geography Cultures

Israel (Modern World Nations) by Donald J Zeigler

By Donald J Zeigler

This booklet, a part of the «Modern international countries» sequence. Chapters conceal geography, historical past, humans and tradition, govt and politics, the financial system, and percentages for the long run. The textual content is dense and awarded in very lengthy sentences and paragraphs, so even if the e-book is small and can entice more youthful readers, the narrative will most likely paintings most sensible for the older finish of the age variety. The ebook additionally contains a number of parts to aid scholars doing learn, together with a listing of pertinent proof, heritage highlights, a bibliography, feedback for extra interpreting and examine, and a close index.

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Wheedle On The Needle by Stephen Cosgrove

By Stephen Cosgrove

Deep within the woods of the Pacific Northwest lives a quiet outdated creature named the Wheedle. whilst people movement into his forests, bringing their loud urban noises, Wheedle flees to the rocky peaks of Mount Rainier, after which to the very tip-top of Seattle's area Needle.

A nationwide bestseller, the liked Wheedle at the Needle had a lot of its Seattle-centric storyline stripped from later variations. this wonderful thirty fifth anniversary souvenir variation brings again the book's unique appeal, inviting a brand new new release of readers to please within the Wheedle's adventures.

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Madagascar (Country Explorers) by Mary Oluonye

By Mary Oluonye

Pack your luggage! we are headed to Madagascar. in this whirlwind travel, you will research all concerning the country's panorama, tradition, humans, and extra. we will discover Madagascar's unusual flora and fauna, flavor a scorching aspect dish referred to as lasary voatabia, and attend Alahamady - a festive new year's party. a different part introduces Madagascar's capital, many languages, inhabitants, and flag. Hop on board and take a fun-packed examine your international.

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Kelly of Hazel Ridge by Robbyn Smith van Frankenhuyzen

By Robbyn Smith van Frankenhuyzen

As a tender lady transforming into up on Hazel Ridge Farm, Kelly knows how exact where she calls house is. finally, it isn't daily that your yard allows you to view white-tailed deer and sand-hill cranes, swim in ponds populated by means of snapping turtles or listen the hoot of an owl named Jackson as he retains watch as you sleep every one evening. devoted to holding a common wasteland, Kelly's mom and dad have created a flora and fauna sanctuary the place either the land and its animal citizens may be nurtured.Kelly of Hazel Ridge is the 3rd identify within the Hazel Ridge Farm sequence (Saving Samantha and followed by means of an Owl) by way of husband-and-wife workforce Gijsbert and Robbyn Smith van Frankenhuyzen, and is galvanized through their lifestyles on their 40-acre farm positioned in tub, Michigan. For over two decades, Robbyn and Gijsbert (also often called Nick) have nurtured the land again to healthiness and raised and published injured and orphaned animals. Nick has illustrated over 20 books for snoozing endure Press, together with The Legend of slumbering endure, The Legend of the Petoskey Stone (#1 Midwest bestseller), and Texas Bluebonnet runner-up Mercedes and the Chocolate Pilot.

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Allergic to Dead Bodies, Funerals, and Other Fatal by Lenore Look

By Lenore Look

Here is the fourth publication within the cherished and hilarious Alvin Ho bankruptcy booklet sequence, which has been in comparison to Diary of a Wimpy child and is ideal for starting and reluctant readers.

Alvin, an Asian American moment grader who is petrified of everything, is dealing with whatever actually frightening: the concept anyone he loves could die. whilst Alvin's GungGung loses his ally, Alvin (gulp) volunteers to compliment him to the funeral.

From Lenore glance and New York Times bestselling illustrator LeUyen Pham comes a drop-dead-funny and touching sequence with a very unforgettable character.

“Shares with Diary of a Wimpy child the humor that stems from attempting to control the world.” —Newsday

“Alvin’s a winner.” —New York Post

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Eyewitness: Cowboy (Eyewitness Books) by David S. Murdoch

By David S. Murdoch

Notice the real-life global of operating cowboys -- from longhorns and lariats to chuckwagons, chaps, rodeos and ranches. here's a awesome and informative examine the attention-grabbing lives of cowboys from worldwide. attractive real-life pictures of horses and livestock and branding irons and lariats provide a special "eyewitness" view of existence at the variety. See what an actual chuckwagon appears like, how a professional ropes a calf, a rodeo rider in motion on a wild steer, how a saddle is made and a Mongolian herdsman lassoing a wild horse. research the place wild horses and bulls reside in France, why cowboys put on lengthy Johns, tips to tame a bucking bronco and why a gaucho decorates his belt with silver cash. realize how Annie Oakley received her nickname, why an Australian saddle has no horn and the way the cowboy's romantic picture prompted track and flicks, and masses, even more!

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