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Written by Barbara A. Somervill

ISBN: 978-0-531-22018-4

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Located just 100 miles off the coast of mainland China, Taiwan occupies a strange political position. For decades, it has been claimed as the territory of two different governments. Readers will explore the fascinating history of this island, from its earliest settlement to its current development. They will also learn about Taiwan’s incredible geographic sights, unique culture, and diverse wildlife.
Item #: 625641
Imprint: Children's Press
Copyright: 2014
Trim Size: 8" x 9 1/4"
Pages: 144
Grades: 5 - 9
Ages: 10 - 14
Dewey #: 951.249
Guided Reading Level: Y
Lexile Level: 1050L
AR Quiz #: 164725
AR Points: 3.0
ATOS Level: 7.4
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