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Written by Barbara A. Somervill
Part of Series: Enchantment of the World

ISBN: 978-0-531-25602-2

List Price: $40.00

Your Price: $30.00

Founded by Norwegian settlers over 1,000 years ago, the small island nation of Iceland is home to the world's oldest democracy. Readers will learn about the history and culture of this fascinating nation, from its earliest settlement to its economic growth and modernization during the 20th century. They will also discover what role Iceland plays in world events today and get an up-close look at its marvelous natural beauty.
Item #: 618023
Imprint: Children's Press
Copyright: 2013
Trim Size: 8" x 9 1/4"
Pages: 144
Grades: 5 - 9
Ages: 13 - 14
Dewey #: 949.12
Guided Reading Level: X
Lexile Level: 960L
AR Quiz #: 156918
AR Points: 3.0
ATOS Level: 6.8
SRC Quiz: 60073
  • 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