Puerto Rico

Puerto Rico

by Howard Gutner


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Product Details

ISBN-13: 9780531213605
Publisher: Scholastic Library Publishing
Publication date: 09/01/2009
Series: Scholastic True Book Series
Pages: 48
Product dimensions: 6.90(w) x 8.20(h) x 0.10(d)
Age Range: 8 - 10 Years

Table of Contents

1 A Land of Enchantment

What cute animal is a symbol of Puerto Rico? 7

2 Tropical Isles

Where does the word "hurricane" come from? 11

3 An Island in Time

Do Puerto Ricans vote in U.S. elections? 17

4 Arts and Architecture

What kind of fruit makes a good instrument? 25

The Big Dish

Why did scientists build the world's largest aluminum dish? 30

5 Schooling and Sports

What is the most popular sport in Puerto Rico? 33

6 Festivals and Food

How many ways are there to cook a plantain? 39

True Statistics 43

Resources 44

Important Words 46

Index 47

About the Author 48

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