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Written by Gloria Susana Esquivel


ISBN: 978-0-531-12810-7

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An incredible variety of climates and biomes span the territory of South America. As a result, the continent contains some of the greatest biodiversity on Earth. Readers will explore all that South America has to offer as they journey across its incredible landscapes, stopping along the way to discover more about its history and visit with its many diverse peoples. 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 #: 681666
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 #: 980
  • 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