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Written by Liz Sonneborn


ISBN: 978-0-531-12698-1

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The country of Jordan is a small kingdom in southwest Asia, located in close proximity to both Europe and Africa. Though it has only been recognized as an independent kingdom since 1946, it has a long history, with the first people arriving in the area around 17,000 BCE. Readers will dive into the country’s past and learn about the nation Jordan has become today, from how its government is organized to what its natural landscapes look like and how its people live. Features include maps and photos; sidebars that highlight individuals, places and events; fun facts and statistics; a timeline; economic information; flags and more.
Item #: 680823
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
Dewey #: 956.95
  • 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