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Greece

Greece

by Sierra Adare
Four new countries and nine updated editions have been added to Bobbie Kalman's popular Lands, Peoples, and Cultures series. These powerful and intimate portraits of countries use up-to-date information and full-color photography. Presented in a mini series format, three books per country ensures thorough coverage of all the important aspects. It also allows more students to work on different projects at the same time. Covering more than basic history and geography, students will be fascinated to learn about: -- the land... geography, agriculture, transportation, history, industry, and glorious wonders -- the people... unique customs, customs we share, problems faced by minority groups and women -- the culture... modern festivals, ancient processions, food, games, and more Greece the land introduces young readers to this ancient land of rugged mountains and sunny islands surrounded by the sea. The country's fascinating history is described in exciting detail including the rise of the Greek city-states, the Golden Age of Athens, and Sparta, the warrior state. Topics include: -- the origin of democracy in Athens and the exploits of Alexander the Great -- Greece's exciting cities -- tourism, fishing, shipbuilding, and olive farming -- endangered wildlife -- how acid rain is slowly destroying many of Greece's ancient marble monuments
Ages
11, 12, 13
Interest Level
Grades 6 - 8
Grade Level Equivalent
4.5
Lexile Measure
1020L
DRA
50
Guided Reading
U
Publisher
Crabtree Publishing Company
Number of Pages
32
Genre
General Nonfiction

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