Meet Our New Student From Nicaragua

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Nicaragua is a land of baseball and beautiful beaches, soaring mountain ranges, and smoking volcanoes. The rich history of this small Central American country contributes to a blend of different cultures, including those of the Spanish settlers, native Indians, and others. Its vibrant history also includes political strife from civil wars, protests, and military intervention by the United States. Join Danny and his fourth-grade classmates as they explore the history, culture, geography, and climate of the country...
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Nicaragua is a land of baseball and beautiful beaches, soaring mountain ranges, and smoking volcanoes. The rich history of this small Central American country contributes to a blend of different cultures, including those of the Spanish settlers, native Indians, and others. Its vibrant history also includes political strife from civil wars, protests, and military intervention by the United States. Join Danny and his fourth-grade classmates as they explore the history, culture, geography, and climate of the country to prepare for the arrival of Ramón, a new student from Nicaragua. Best of all, find out how to make gallopinto, then paint a clay piggy bank you can make yourself. Hola, Ramón! (Recipe and craft instructions included.)
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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9781584158349
  • Publisher: Mitchell Lane Publishers, Incorporated
  • Publication date: 11/15/2009
  • Series: Meet Our New Student Series
  • Format: Library Binding
  • Pages: 48
  • Age range: 7 - 10 Years
  • Product dimensions: 6.50 (w) x 9.25 (h) x 0.50 (d)

Table of Contents

Chapter 1 Ms. Sagarin Makes an Announcement 5

Chapter 2 A Brief History of Zambia 13

Chapter 3 The Land 19

Chapter 4 Culture and Customs 25

Chapter 5 Mulishani, Franco! 35

Zambian Recipe: Nshima with Pineapple Chutney 41

Craft: How to Make a Tonga Basket 42

Further Reading 44

Books 44

Works Consulted 44

On the Internet 44

Embassy 45

Glossary 46

Index 47

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