by Mel Friedman


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Africa by Mel Friedman

Camels are called ships of the desert because they carry people and goods across vast expanses of hot, dry land.

Inside you'll Find:

The fastest animal on Earth

Maps, a time line, photos-and six-foot trumpets that are played to honor leaders

Surprising, True facts that will shock and amaze you

All New All True!

Product Details

ISBN-13: 9780531218259
Publisher: Scholastic Library Publishing
Publication date: 03/01/2009
Series: Scholastic True Book Series: Geography
Edition description: Reprint
Pages: 48
Sales rank: 312,529
Product dimensions: 6.80(w) x 8.20(h) x 0.20(d)
Age Range: 8 - 10 Years

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

Resources 44

Important Words 46

Index 47

About the Author 48

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