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Written by Martin Hintz


ISBN: 978-0-531-22081-8

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After more than 100 years of French rule, the nation of Algeria achieved independence in 1962 after a long, bloody war. Today, the largest country in Africa is a land of vibrant culture. Readers will find out how people live in Algeria, from what they eat and how they dress to how their government works and what kinds of jobs drive the national economy. They will also get a close look at the country's beautiful natural landscapes, plants, and wildlife.
This title will ship February 1, 2017
Item #: 659122
Imprint: Children's Press
Copyright: 2017
Format: Reinforced Library Binding
Trim Size: 8" x 9 1/4"
Pages: 144
Grades: 5 - 9
Ages: 10 - 14
Dewey #: 965
  • 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
  • Digital content for further learning on this subject available at www.factsfornow.scholastic.com
  • Complex texts allow students to explore unique features of the country and determine how key details support the main ideas
  • Text features such as bold print, captions, and callout boxes provide clarity and help students locate answers to questions