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Written by Barbara Radcliffe Rogers/ Lura Rogers Seavey


ISBN: 978-0-531-12696-7

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The Dominican Republic is an island nation that occupies two-thirds of Hispaniola, the second largest island in the Caribbean Basin. Readers will explore this beautiful country, from its sandy coast to its mountainous interior, and get a peek at its unique wildlife. They will also learn about the Dominican Republic’s history, see how its government operates, and explore the core components of the local culture. Features include maps and photos; sidebars that highlight individuals, places and events; fun facts and statistics; a timeline; economic information; flags and more.
Item #: 680821
Imprint: Children's Press
Copyright: 2019
Format: Reinforced Library Binding
Trim Size: 8 x 9 1/4
Pages: 144
Grades: 5 - 9
Ages: 10 - 14
  • Bright and easy-to-read maps offer multiple opportunities for learning and exploring the country’s features
  • Colorful photos provide breathtaking views of people, cities, and landscapes
  • Sidebars highlight especially interesting individuals, places, and events
  • Fun facts and statistics cover key demographics and core country information, expanded upon in the extensive text
  • Timelines compare important events of the country’s history with important events from World History
  • Delicious, easy recipes give readers the opportunity to experience foreign cuisine firsthand
  • Digital content for further learning on this subject available at www.factsfornow.scholastic.com