Cover image for Taiwan
Somervill, Barbara A.
Personal Author:
Publication Information:
New York : Children's Press, An Imprint of Scholastic Inc., [2014]
Physical Description:
144 pages : color illustrations ; 24 cm.
Describes the geography, history, government, economy, and culture of Taiwan.
General Note:
Includes index.
Going... going... it's a homerun -- So many mountains -- Leopard cats, giant bats, and sacred trees -- Rich and varied history -- The Yuan: Taiwan's government -- A global economy -- A mainly urban population -- Religion based on respect -- Music, movies, and martial arts -- All in the family.
Reading Level:
1050 Lexile.
Program Information:
Accelerated Reader AR MG 7.4 3.0 164725.

Reading Counts RC 6-8 8.4 7 Quiz: 62870 Guided reading level: Y.
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Material Type
Home Location
Central Library DS799 .S59 2014 Juvenile Non-Fiction Childrens Area

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Table of Contents

Chapter 1 Home Run!p. 8
Chapter 2 Many Mountainsp. 14
Chapter 3 From Monkeys to Magpiesp. 28
Chapter 4 A Rich Historyp. 42
Chapter 5 Governing Taiwanp. 58
Chapter 6 A Global Economyp. 68
Chapter 7 In the Cityp. 80
Chapter 8 Religion and Respectp. 92
Chapter 9 Music, Movies, and Martial Artsp. 102
Chapter 10 All in the Familyp. 114
Timelinep. 128
Fast Factsp. 130
To Find Out Morep. 134
Indexp. 136

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