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Cultural Contributions from Latin America: Tortillas, Color TV, and More (Great Cultures, Great Ideas)
ean: 9781538338292, isbn: 1538338297,
4.7 out of 5 stars with 130 reviews
It may seem ordinary today, but the television is one of the most incredible inventions in human history. The magic of moving pictures began with silent, black-and-white film. It must have been mind-blowing to see color TV for the first time. This unique book introduces readers to incredible innovations from Latin America that have spread across the world, from color TVs to tortillas. Stunning full-color photographs give readers an up-close look at amazing inventions. Fun fact boxes summarize
DK findout! Maya, Incas, and Aztecs
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ean: 9781465469311, isbn: 1465469311,
4.1 out of 5 stars with 99 reviews
Discover the Maya, Inca, and Aztec empires with this children’s book full of photographs and illustrations, fascinating facts, and engaging challenges—from the creators of DKfindout.com, DK’s free online resource for kids.Did you know that the Aztecs created a floating city? Or that the Incas preserved their dead emperors as mummies? Find out why!Perfect for budding historians who want a highly visual reference book to increase their knowledge of the Americas’ empires, DK findout! Maya,
The Inca Empire (A True Book)
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mpn: Illustrated, ean: 9780531252284, isbn: 0531252280,
4.2 out of 5 stars with 43 reviews
Provides information about the Inca empire, discussing how the Incas survived in the mountains, how the empire was built, and why it disappeared, and looks at the city of Machu Picchu and the emperor Sapa Inca.ISBN13: 9780531252284. Condition: New. Notes: BRAND NEW FROM PUBLISHER! 100% Satisfaction Guarantee. Tracking provided on most orders. Buy with Confidence! Millions of books sold!.
Eruption!: Volcanoes and the Science of Saving Lives (Scientists in the Field Series)
By HMH Books for Young Readers
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ean: 9780547503509, isbn: 0547503504,
4.0 out of 5 stars with 73 reviews
“At 11:35 p.m., as Radio Armero played cheerful music, a towering wave of mud and rocks bulldozed through the village, roaring like a squadron of fighter jets.” Twenty-three thousand people died in the 1985 eruption of Colombia’s Nevado del Ruiz. Today, more than one billion people worldwide live in volcanic danger zones. In this riveting nonfiction book—filled with spectacular photographs and sidebars—Rusch reveals the perilous, adrenaline-fueled, life-saving work of an international
Costa Rica (Country Explorers)
By Brand: Lerner Classroom
ean: 9781580138185, isbn: 1580138187,
4.3 out of 5 stars with 142 reviews
Pack your bags! We're headed to Costa Rica. On this whirlwind tour, you'll learn all about the country's landscape, culture, people, and more. We'll explore Costa Rica's beaches and tropical rain forests, listen to the marimba, and try a plate of gallo pinto. A special section introduces Costa Rica's capital, language, population, and flag. Hop on board and take a fun-filled look at your world.Used Book in Good Condition.
Colombia (Enchantment of the World, Second)
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mpn: colour illustrations, maps, frontispiece, ean: 9780531220139, isbn: 0531220133,
4.5 out of 5 stars with 81 reviews
Colonized by Spanish explorers in the 15th century, Colombia has since grown to become a powerful independent nation with one of the most successful economies in South America. Readers will closely examine the countrys history, people, and culture. They will also tour its incredible cities and trek into its beautiful natural landscapes..
Barbados (The Caribbean Today)
ean: 9781422206881, isbn: 1422206882,
4.0 out of 5 stars with 110 reviews
Discusses the history, land, economy, people, and festivals of Barbados..
By Brand: Groundwood Books
ean: 9780888992352, isbn: 0888992351,
4.1 out of 5 stars with 65 reviews
Recounting a Jewish child's experience of Christmas in the 1950s, an eloquent story speaks of what it is like to be a minority in a dominant culture and everyone's experience of longing to share in another's world while remaining true to oneself.Used Book in Good Condition.
Silver People: Voices from the Panama Canal
By HMH Books for Young Readers
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ean: 9780544109414, isbn: 0544109414,
4.7 out of 5 stars with 74 reviews
One hundred years ago, the world celebrated the opening of the Panama Canal, which connected the world’s two largest oceans and signaled America’s emergence as a global superpower. It was a miracle, this path of water where a mountain had stood—and creating a miracle is no easy thing. Thousands lost their lives, and those who survived worked under the harshest conditions for only a few silver coins a day. From the young ''silver people'' whose back-breaking labor built the Canal
Bodies from the Ice: Melting Glaciers and the Recovery of the Past
By Houghton Mifflin Books for Children
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mpn: FBA-|300105, ean: 9780618800452, isbn: 061880045X,
4.8 out of 5 stars with 49 reviews
In 1991, mountain climbers on the Niederjoch Glacier on the Italian-Austrian border came across something unexpected: a body. It had been a very warm summer, and five bodies had already turned up in the area. But something here was different. The materials found with the body suggested it might be very old, perhaps from the 1800s. But radiocarbon dating proved the iceman was 5,300 years older, from the Copper Age. He was named Ötzi and he is the oldest human mummy preserved in ice ever
The Quest for Z: The True Story of Explorer Percy Fawcett and a Lost City in the Amazon
By Viking Books for Young Readers
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ean: 9780670016532, isbn: 0670016535,
4.0 out of 5 stars with 56 reviews
From an award-winning author comes a picture book biography that feels like Indiana Jones for kids!British explorer Percy Fawcett believed that hidden deep within the Amazon rainforest was an ancient city, lost for the ages. Most people didn’t even believe this city existed. But if Fawcett could find it, he would be rich and famous forever. This is the true story of one man’s thrilling, dangerous journey into the jungle, and what he found on his quest for the lost city of Z..
Everyday Life in the Maya Civilization (JR. Graphic Ancient Civilizations)
ean: 9781448863938, isbn: 1448863937,
4.0 out of 5 stars with 16 reviews
Originating in the Yucatn around 2,600 B.C., the Mayan Civilization is one of the best-known of the cultures of early Mesoamerica. From games theyll recognize to clothing they wont, readers will enjoy finding out more about this civilizations culture, government, and education. Students will explore a typical day for a wealthy Mayan citizen in easy-to-follow language and find out what life was like for women and children in this descriptive volume..
The Girl from Chimel
mpn: Illustrated, ean: 9780888996664, isbn: 0888996667,
4.5 out of 5 stars with 37 reviews
Nobel Peace Prize winner and Mayan activist Rigoberta Menchú brings the world of her earliest childhood vividly to life in this colorful book. Before the war in Guatemala and despite the hardships that the Mayan people endured, life in the Mayan villages of the highlands had a beauty and integrity. This was forever changed by the conflict and brutal genocide that was to come. Menchú’s stories of her grandparents and parents, of the natural world that surrounded her, and her retelling of the
Atlas of South America (Picture Window Books World Atlases)
By Brand: Picture Window Books
ean: 9781404838871, isbn: 1404838872,
4.2 out of 5 stars with 62 reviews
Explore South America! Take a look at the continent's countries, people, cities, plants, animals, farming and industry, transportation, and leisure activities.Used Book in Good Condition.
Latin Americans Thought of It: Amazing Innovations (We Thought of It)
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ean: 9781554513765, isbn: 1554513766,
4.3 out of 5 stars with 77 reviews
Travel from the ancient hidden city of Machu Picchu high in the Andes, past Mayan ruins over 2,000 years old, to the bustling modern cities of São Paulo and Buenos Aires. Learn about the vibrant cultures and innovations of Latin America—rodeo, carnival, chocolate, coffee, piñata, tango, and salsa, to name only a few. Many of these have become part of the daily lives of people all around the world. Latin Americans Thought of It features a rich array of photos along with informative text
By CreateSpace Independent Publishing Platform
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mpn: colour illustrations, ean: 9781505666229, isbn: 1505666228,
4.6 out of 5 stars with 24 reviews
How much would you risk for freedom? Conceived during a brutal assault on a slave ship, Solitude inherited a deep desire to free her people. In a time when having mixed ancestry afforded many privileges, Solitude chose to honor her mother’s bloodline no matter the cost. She defied all odds. Solitude became a fierce leader in the struggle for Afrikan liberation in Guadeloupe. She fearlessly led her troops in war against the ruthless french enslavers. Even pregnancy couldn’t keep her away
If You Were Me and Lived In... Brazil: A Child's Introduction to Cultures Around the World
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ean: 9781947118454, isbn: 1947118455,
4.8 out of 5 stars with 107 reviews
Join Carole P. Roman when she visits the stunning and diverse land of Brazil in the newest book of her informative series. Learn about the varied customs and cultures. Travel to South America to discover what you would eat and do for fun. See the land through the eyes of a youngster like you and understand what life is like in this exciting place. Don't forget to look at the other books in the series so that you can be an armchair world traveler..
South America (Earth's Continents)
By Rourke Educational Media
ean: 9781641564106, isbn: 1641564105,
4.1 out of 5 stars with 16 reviews
The continent of South America is made up of twelve countries. Learn about the people, history, geography, and wildlife of this unique and diverse region. Includes a glossary, websites, and fast facts..
Lost City: The Discovery of Machu Picchu
mpn: FBA-|298081, ean: 9780399233029, isbn: 0399233024,
4.6 out of 5 stars with 140 reviews
Caldecott Honor-winner Ted Lewin takes readers on a thrilling journey to the wilds of Peru in this story of Hiram Bingham, who, in 1911, carved a treacherous path through snake-filled jungles and across perilous mountains in search of Vilcapampa, the lost city of the Incas. Guided the last steps by a young Quechua boy, however, he discovered not the rumored lost city, but the ruins of Machu Picchu, a city totally unknown to the outside world, and one of the wonders of the world..