Japan (First Reports Series)

Japan (First Reports Series)

by Susan Sinnott

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Japan (First Reports Series) by Susan Sinnott

Describes the history, geography, government, economics, and people of Japan.

Product Details

ISBN-13: 9780756512156
Publisher: Capstone Press
Publication date: 09/01/2000
Series: First Reports - Countries Series
Pages: 48
Product dimensions: 7.13(w) x 8.50(h) x 0.20(d)
Age Range: 7 - 9 Years

About the Author

Susan Sinnott has written two books in the American Girl Collection by the Pleasant Company. She has also written for Children’s Press, Franklin Watts, and Millbrook Press and contributed to Cobblestone and Cricket magazines. Her Extraordinary Hispanic Americans was chosen as an ALA Best Reference Book of 1993. Susan Sinnott lives with her two children in Maine.

Table of Contents

"Konnichi wa!"4
Emperors and Samurai12
Cutting Off Contact16
The Twentieth Century19
Religion in Japan24
Japanese Festivals28
Noh, Kabuki, and Bunraku31
City Life34
The Japanese Home37
Food in Japan39
Sports and Travel41
Glossary44
Did You Know?44
At a Glance45
Important Dates46
Want to Know More?47
Index48

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