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Written by Liz Sonneborn

ISBN: 978-0-531-22015-3

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Located along the coast of the Persian Gulf, the small nation of Kuwait made international headlines in the early 1990s when it came into conflict with Iraq, drawing the United States into the Persian Gulf War. Readers will find out why this tiny nation plays such a major role in the world. They will also explore its fascinating history, meet its people, and experience its culture.
Item #: 625636
Imprint: Children's Press
Copyright: 2014
Trim Size: 8" x 9 1/4"
Pages: 144
Grades: 5 - 9
Ages: 10 - 14
Dewey #: 953.67
Guided Reading Level: Y
Lexile Level: 1120L
AR Quiz #: 164718
AR Points: 3.0
ATOS Level: 8.1
  • Colorful photos provide breathtaking views of foreign cities and landscapes
  • Sidebars highlight especially interesting people, places, and events
  • Delicious, easy recipes give readers the opportunity to experience foreign cuisine firsthand
  • Fun facts and statistics are included for easy reference
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  • Each text’s clear structure allows students to analyze how specific sentences, paragraphs, and portions of text relate to each other and the whole.
  • Maps, photos, and diagrams require student to integrate visual information to gain a comprehensive understanding
  • of the text.
  • Students can use the wealth of facts, quotations, and concrete details to write clear informative/explanatory essays.
  • With more than one Enchantment of the World book, students will be able to draw from multiple reliable sources for short research projects.
  • To effectively explain the text, students will have to use precise language and the domain-specific vocabulary they learned from the book.