South America (A True Book: The Seven Continents)
An incredible variety of climates and biomes span the territory of South America. As a result, the continent contains some of the greatest biodiversity on Earth. Readers will explore all that South America has to offer as they journey across its incredible landscapes, stopping along the way to discover more about its history and visit with its many diverse peoples. Features include engaging sidebars that highlight unique animals, landmarks and more; maps to show size, location and topography; glossaries; eye-catching images; charts, diagrams and more.
This series provides an excellent source of information for the different continents and countries. Children will enjoy the quantity of colorful photographs and illustrations while the books give an overview of the history, geography, climate, wildlife, and people of each area. Colorful maps are included and students will not only learn about the geography and natural features of the continents, but about other aspects of them as well. The books really focus on describing the people of each area thoroughly. The series features a colorful, upbeat, and attractive format, with large font and numerous photos from the areas. Includes timelines, index, glossary and statistics. 48 pgs, pb.