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by Sunita Apte

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Where have some of the world's biggest gatherings taken place?

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School Library Journal
Gr 3-5–These attractive works cover the geography, history, people, customs, and economy of each country, providing enough material for reports. India and Egypt update Elaine Landau’s 1999 and 2000 books with the same titles. All three have large-size print and colorful pictures. Each book contains a section about current political challenges such as the recent terrorist attacks in Mumbai, India; the presence of U.S. troops in Iraq; and life for some factions under President Mubarak in Egypt. The texts open with a “Find the Truth” challenge, which states that “Everything you are about to read is true except for one of the sentences on this page….Find the answers in this book,” enticing students to read with focus. Suggested books and Web sites appear to be for older readers, but supplement the country facts well. Replace the older “True Book” titles with these editions.–Monika Schroeder, American Embassy School, New Delhi, India

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Scholastic Library Publishing
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Scholastic True Book Series
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6.80(w) x 8.10(h) x 0.10(d)
Age Range:
8 - 10 Years

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India 4 out of 5 based on 0 ratings. 1 reviews.
EGHunter01 More than 1 year ago
Favorable: worthwhile reading material. Factual, easy-to-read information along with a variety of photos to show life in India is provided within the covers of this book. It is a wonderful tool to explore the diverse country of India.