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Title:
Peru
Author:
Landau, Elaine.
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Publication Information:
New York : Children's Press, 2000.
Physical Description:
48 pages ; 22 cm.
Summary:
Discusses the history, geography, people, government, and economy of Peru.
Language:
English
Program Information:
Accelerated Reader AR LG 5.7 0.5 54225.

Reading Counts RC 3-5 4.9 3 Quiz: 23452 Guided reading level: Q.
ISBN:
9780516211749
Format :
Book

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Summary

Animals. American History. Earth Science. Geography. Health. Space. True Books covers all this and more in photo-filled chapter books that provide a basic introduction to curriculum-relevant topics. Ideal for today's young investigative reader, each True Book includes lively sidebars, a glossary and an index, plus a comprehensive "To Find Out More" section listing books, organizations, and Internet sites. A staple of library collections since the 1950s, and redesigned with a fresh new look in 1996, the new True Books series is the definitive nonfiction series for elementary school readers.


Author Notes

Elaine Landau Elaine Landau has received her Bachelor's in English and Journalism and her Master's in Library and Information Sciences. She has written over 185 books, most of them non-fiction children's books on subjects such as earth science, planets, the supernatural, dinosaurs, ancient civilizations, ecology and contemporary issues.

Landau's books have won the American Association for the Advancement of Science: "Science Books and Film" Best Children's Science Booklist, as well as The New York Public Library Books for the Teenage, the New Jersey Institute of Technology Award and VOYA's Nonfiction Honor List.

(Bowker Author Biography)


Table of Contents

A Land Of Contrastsp. 5
History and Governmentp. 12
The Peoplep. 18
Economyp. 30
Arts and Culturep. 35
So Much to Seep. 40
To Find Out Morep. 44
Important Wordsp. 46
Indexp. 47
Meet the Authorp. 48