Argentina: The Culture

Argentina: The Culture

by Bobbie Kalman

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Children's Literature
Packed with colorful photographs and informative text, this wonderful book looks at the rich cultural life of Argentina. The author discusses the traditional roots of this culturally diverse country and presents details about Argentine religions, holidays, festivals, arts, clothing, foods, music, dances, language and folktales. In addition to insightful descriptions, this resource also contains instructions for making a poncho, a recipe for making "Alfajores" (sweet sandwich cookies), an overview of the Gaucho culture, a chart of Spanish words, a presentation of a popular Argentine folktale "Fox and Armadillo," a glossary and an index. Children will enjoy using this wonderful volume to explore the fascinating culture of one of South America's most intriguing countries. Part of "The Land, Peoples and Cultures" series. 2001, Crabtree Publishing Company, $20.60 and $7.95. Ages 8 up. Reviewer: Debra Briatico

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Crabtree Publishing Company
Publication date:
Lands, Peoples and Cultures Series
Product dimensions:
8.33(w) x 10.99(h) x 0.20(d)
Age Range:
9 - 10 Years

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