Africa is often called the Cradle of Humankind. Millions of years ago, it was home to the very first humans, and today it remains a vibrant land filled with diverse cultures.
A True Book: Geography series dives into the many components that make each continent distinctive and exceptional. Readers will get to know each continents' geography, history, wildlife and future outlook. This series includes an age appropriate (grades 3-5) introduction to curriculum-relevant subjects and a robust resource section that encourages independent study.
Table of Contents
1 Snapshot of a Continent Which African tree looks as if it is upside down? 7
2 Amazing Animals Which animal's home can be 30 feet tall? 15
Sounds of a Land Who helps to keep history alive in West Africa? 20
3 Africa Then Which explorer took a giraffe home with him? 23
4 Free at Last! Who shared the 1993 Nobel Peace Prize? 31
5 Africa Now Who are the "Blue Men"? 35
True Statistics 43
Important Words 46
About the Author 48