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Written by Zukiswa Wanner


ISBN: 978-0-531-12804-6

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Africa is often called the Cradle of Humankind. Millions of years ago, it was home to the very first humans, and today it remains a vibrant land filled with diverse cultures. Readers will tour Africa’s varied landscape and get a close look at its many iconic plants and animals. They will also learn about the continent’s history and discover how its people live today. Features include engaging sidebars that highlight unique animals, landmarks and more; maps to show size, location and topography; glossaries; eye-catching images; charts, diagrams and more.
Item #: 681660
Imprint: Children's Press
Copyright: 2019
Format: Reinforced Library Binding
Trim Size: 7 1/4 x 8 3/8
Pages: 48
Grades: 3 - 5
Ages: 8 - 10
Dewey #: 960
  • Find the Truth! feature starts each book with two statements—one true and one false—which begins the inquiry process by engaging readers to think proactively
  • Engaging sidebars put a spotlight on the continents’ rarest animals, incredible landmarks, and most fascinating facts
  • The Big Truth! spread addresses environmental issues affecting each continent
  • Multiple maps show size, location, biome areas, and topography of the continents
  • Eye-catching images give readers an up-close look at the continents
  • Charts, diagrams, and infographics help clarify complex topics with up-to-date information
  • Glossaries explain difficult terms in a way that makes them easy to understand
  • Digital content for further learning on this subject available at www.factsfornow.scholastic.com