by Liz Sonneborn

Hardcover(Library Binding - Library Edition)

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It's geography for a new generation, an invaluable resource for facts and figures, and a fascinating, highly visual introduction to the world's countries. Look for full-color photos, original maps, interactive, browser-friendly sidebars, handy "fast facts," and an authoritative "to find out more" section, including Internet resources.

Product Details

ISBN-13: 9780531220153
Publisher: Scholastic, Inc.
Publication date: 02/01/2014
Series: Enchantment of the World Series
Edition description: Library Edition
Pages: 144
Product dimensions: 8.20(w) x 9.30(h) x 0.50(d)
Lexile: 1120L (what's this?)
Age Range: 10 - 13 Years

Table of Contents

Chapter 1 Diving for Pearls 8

Chapter 2 A Desert Land 18

Chapter 3 The Natural World 30

Chapter 4 Old and New 38

Chapter 5 The State of Kuwait 62

Chapter 6 A Land of Oil 76

Chapter 7 Citizens and Foreigners 86

Chapter 8 Spiritual Life 94

Chapter 9 Kuwaiti Culture 106

Chapter 10 The Kuwaiti Way of Life 118

Timeline 128

Fast Facts 130

To Find Out More 134

Index 136

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