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Written by Wil Mara


ISBN: 978-0-531-22090-0

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The tropical nation of Nicaragua has experienced many hardships throughout its history, from civil war to deadly hurricanes. However, Nicaraguans are working hard to bring prosperity to their country. Readers will trace Nicaragua's history from its earliest days to the present. Along the way, they will find out what kinds of plants and animals live there, what the climate is like, and how Nicaragua's people live, from what they eat to what kinds of art they create.
This title will ship February 1, 2017
Item #: 659127
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 #: 972.85
  • 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