Simple text and photographs provide an introduction to the geography, animals, culture, and people of Germany. Includes a map.
Children's LiteratureYoung readers will appreciate the tidbits of information and limited vocabulary in this book about life in Germany. Its small size (6" by 7") and limited number of pages (24) are designed for little hands. The book cover with its charming young German girl dressed in native attire invites readers to explore the contents. One of twelve titles published in the "Our World" series about countries; it features facing pages that combine a full-page color photo with matching two-to-three large print explanatory text on the second side. However, the information presented is limited and the content lackluster. Readers can be encouraged to learn skills related to using the table of contents, extended glossary definitions, and index. The title and website offerings listed in Read More and Internet sites provide broader pictures of the country to enrich learning. Another age-appropriate resource is World Book's Student Discovery Encyclopedia. 2003, Pebble Books, Ages 5 to 8.
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