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Chile (Country Explorers)
By Brand: Lerner Publications
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ean: 9780761353195, isbn: 0761353194,

4.8 out of 5 stars with 43 reviews
Pack your bags! We're headed to Chile. On this whirlwind tour, you'll learn all about the country's landscape, culture, people, and more. We'll explore Chile's dry deserts, visit a volcano, and take a trip to Easter Island. We'll also see ancient murals and try an empanada pastry. A special section introduces Chile's capital, language, population, and flag. Hop on board and take a fun-filled look at your world.Used Book in Good Condition.

Popol Vuj: libro sagrado de los mayas
By Groundwood Books
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mpn: FBA-|302861, ean: 9780888993625, isbn: 0888993625,

4.5 out of 5 stars with 15 reviews
Discovered in a church in Chichicastenango in 1701, the Popol Vuh remains an essential document for the Maya of today. The stories happen in real and identifiable places in the highlands of Guatemala, thus linking the past and present of Maya people directly to the land where they live. Now available in a paperback Spanish-language edition, this book is the first authoritative children's version of the ancient and sacred text..

La america precolombina / The Pre-colombian America (Biblioteca Basica De Historia / Basic History Library) (Spanish Edition)
By Anaya Infantil
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ean: 9788420734200, isbn: 8420734209,

4.2 out of 5 stars with 81 reviews
Cuando las naves europeas tomaron contacto, en el siglo XV, con lo que luego se llamaría América, el continente era un hervidero de etnias y culturas, algunas de ellas muy sofisticadas desde el punto de vista social. Incas, aztecas y mayas son los más conocidos, pero no surgieron de la nada sino que fueron la culminación de.

Open the Door to Liberty
By HMH Books for Young Readers
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ean: 9780618605705, isbn: 0618605703,

4.1 out of 5 stars with 70 reviews
The story of revolution leaderToussaint L'Ouverture of St. Domingue (now Haiti).The island now known as Haiti was once a French colony called St. Domingue, where white plantation owners forced hundreds of thousands of African slaves to farm sugar cane. Toussaint L'Ouverture was one of those slaves . . . but not for long. The day would come when L'Ouverture would lead his island's slaves into a revolution for freedom, and his efforts would influence the course of world history..

Brazil: The Culture (Lands, Peoples, and Cultures) (Lands, Peoples & Cultures)
By Brand: Crabtree Pub
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ean: 9780778793403, isbn: 0778793400,

4.4 out of 5 stars with 29 reviews
This work is for ages 9-14. The rhythms of samba music fill the streets and dancers and musicians parade by in fancy costumes - it's Carnival time in Rio and the city is host to the world's biggest party. Packed with fascinating details and full-colour images, this book explains the many and varied cultural celebrations of South America's largest country. Special spreads explain the origins of religious festivals and the music and dance of Brazil. Topics include: the many religions and

Martin de Porres: The Rose in the Desert (Pura Belpre Award Winner - Illustration)
By Clarion Books
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mpn: FBA-|299822, ean: 9780547612188, isbn: 0547612184,

4.4 out of 5 stars with 65 reviews
2013 Pura Belpre Award for IllustrationAs the illegitimate son of a Spanish nobleman and a former slave, Martin de Porres was born into extreme poverty. Even so, his mother begged the church fathers to allow him into the priesthood. Instead, Martin was accepted as a servant boy. But soon, the young man was performing miracles. Rumors began to fly around the city of a strange mulatto boy with healing hands, who gave first to the people of the barrios. Martin continued to serve in the church,

1493 for Young People: From Columbus's Voyage to Globalization (For Young People Series)
By Triangle Square
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ean: 9781609806637, isbn: 1609806638,

4.5 out of 5 stars with 111 reviews
1493 for Young People by Charles C. Mann tells the gripping story of globalization through travel, trade, colonization, and migration from its beginnings in the fifteenth century to the present. How did the lowly potato plant feed the poor across Europe and then cause the deaths of millions? How did the rubber plant enable industrialization? What is the connection between malaria, slavery, and the outcome of the American Revolution? How did the fabled silver mountain of sixteenth-century

La Malinche: The Princess Who Helped Cortés Conquer an Empire (Groundwood Books)
By Groundwood Books
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ean: 9781554981113, isbn: 1554981115,

4.1 out of 5 stars with 69 reviews
In the early 1500s, Hernán Cortés and his conquistadors defeated the great Aztec Empire, built a new city for colonists from Spain and took control of vast lands stretching from today’s southwestern US down through most of Central America.But many people don’t know that one of the reasons for the success of this conquest was the invaluable help of a beautiful woman, Princess Malinali, known today as La Malinche. She was a Náhuatl princess from the coast lands of Tabasco whose kingdom was

Venezuela (Enchantment of the World, Second Series)
By Childrens Pr
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mpn: black & white illustrations, colour illu, ean: 9780531256046, isbn: 0531256049,

4.7 out of 5 stars with 55 reviews
Explores Venezuela, including the geography, people, education, rural and urban life, housing, food, work, and amusements, and provides other information about the country..

Puerto Rico (The Caribbean Today)
By Mason Crest
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ean: 9781422206287, isbn: 1422206289,

4.1 out of 5 stars with 29 reviews
Discusses the history, land, economy, people, and festivals of Puerto Rico..

Pilipinto's Happiness: The Jungle Childhood of Valerie Elliot
By Vision Forum
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ean: 9781934554746, isbn: 193455474X,

4.3 out of 5 stars with 105 reviews
Valerie Elliot Shepard was 10 months old when a primitive tribe of Ecuadorian Indians made a martyr of her 29-year-old father -- Jim Elliot -- and his four Wheaton College classmates. But that didn't stop Valerie and her mother Elisabeth from moving to live with those same savage Auca Indians to complete the Elliot family's evangelical mission: to eclipse the tribe's savagery with the unconditional love of Jesus Christ. Pilipinto's Happiness relates this amazing story of redemption through the

Bolivia (Blastoff Readers: Exploring Countries) (Blastoff! Readers, Level 5)
By Blastoff Reader
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mpn: colour illustrations, maps, ean: 9781600149849, isbn: 1600149847,

4.5 out of 5 stars with 47 reviews
Provides information about the geography, people, cuisine, holidays, and culture of Bolivia..

Simon Bolivar (World Leaders Past & Present)
By Chambers
SKU: #1003272581
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sku: 1003272581, ean: 9780222012609, isbn: 0222012609,

4.4 out of 5 stars with 102 reviews
Part of an illustrated series entitled ''World Leaders Past and Present'' which sets out to introduce the men and women whose ideas and actions have determined the course of history..

Panama Canal History for Kids - Architecture, Purpose & Design | Timelines of History for Kids | 6th Grade Social Studies
By Baby Professor
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ean: 9781541917910, isbn: 154191791X,

4.3 out of 5 stars with 124 reviews
The Panama Canal has a long history. It was build to accommodate trade and the economic growth within the region. This history book will discuss the architecture, purpose and design of Panama Canal. Know about the timelines, the primary responsibilities and the historical truths of this very useful area. Go ahead and grab a copy today..

Inca Ruins of Machu Pichu (Wonders of the World)
By KidHaven
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ean: 9780737730685, isbn: 0737730684,

4.4 out of 5 stars with 89 reviews
Describes the discovery of the ruins of the Incan city Machu Picchu, explains how and why it was built, and details ways in which the ruins are being conserved and protected today..

The Incas (Discovering Ancient Civilizations)
By Gareth Stevens Pub
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ean: 9781482450514, isbn: 1482450518,

4.3 out of 5 stars with 145 reviews
The South American Indians known as the Incas had a vast empire that extended along the Pacific coast from todays Ecuador south to central Chile and inland across the Andes. In those regions today, people can still see evidence of their brilliant engineering. Way stations, terraced farms, and an extensive road system marked the advanced infrastructure of this civilization. This beneficial book and its vivid artwork relates much about the Inca culture and history, including their laws, customs,

Pelé: The King of Soccer
By First Second
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ean: 9781626727557, isbn: 1626727554,

4.1 out of 5 stars with 38 reviews
Edson Arantes do Nascimento, known to his schoolmates as Pelé, grew up in poverty in the Sao Paulo region of Brazil. He was too poor to afford a real soccer ball, so he played with a ball of newspaper tied together with string. Yet he dominated the youth leagues and signed his first professional soccer contract at the age of fifteen. Within two years he was celebrated internationally, when he led Brazil to victory at the world cup. Known by his fans as ''O Rei'' (The King), Pelé is widely

Tikal: The Center of the Maya World (Wonders of the World Book)
By Mikaya Press
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mpn: FBA-|323047, ean: 9781931414050, isbn: 193141405X,

4.7 out of 5 stars with 114 reviews
During the first millennium AD, one of the world's great civilizations appeared in the dense jungles of Mesoamerica. All over the Yucatan Peninsula, the Maya mastered sophisticated principles of mathematics, architecture, agriculture and astronomy and created scores of powerful city-states. At the center of this world was the largest city of them all -- Tikal. Sprawling over twenty-five square miles, Tikal was situated in the heart of the Yucatan, near rivers that flowed to every corner of the

By Nomad Press
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ean: 9781619301405, isbn: 1619301407,

4.1 out of 5 stars with 52 reviews
Revealing legends and legacies, Inca: Discover the Culture and Geography of a Lost Civilization with 25 Projects offers engaging insight into the continent-sprawling ancient Inca culture. The text and activities invite learners on a journey along the Inca Trail. They'll visit the city of Cuzco and the majestic Machu Picchu, built on a jagged ridge thousands of feet above the Urubamba River. Kids will learn about cultural beliefs, rituals, scientific advances, and languages. They'll create Salar

Ancient Maya Geography (Spotlight on the Maya, Aztec, and Inca Civilizations)
By PowerKids Press
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ean: 9781499419719, isbn: 1499419716,

4.6 out of 5 stars with 128 reviews
Civilizations grow around the geography of their region. This book transports readers to the unique geographical features of the land that was once home to the ancient Maya. Readers will learn about landforms and natural resources that affected the ancient Maya civilization. Breathtaking photographs of Central America and the ruins left behind by the Maya will give readers a firsthand look at the landscape that shaped a civilization. Primary sources from artifacts to ruins supplement

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