This Bobbie Kalman Book is part of the "Lands, Peoples, and Cultures" series. It is also one of three nonfiction books about the country of Sweden. These three books make a comprehensive resource for a study of Sweden. They are packed full of information which is presented in an approachable, interesting, and engaging manner. These books are also visually stimulating since the photography is well placed, colorful, and recent. Through the photos the reader develops a deeper understanding of the culture, the land, and the people of Sweden. Each book also includes a glossary and index. Sweden: The Land covers a variety of topics such as major industries, farming, transportation, and major cities. It also discusses Sweden's wildlife and geographical landmarks. One of the most interesting aspects of this book is learning about the climate challenges and why Sweden is called the Land of the Midnight Sun. 2004, Crabtree Publishing Company, Ages 8 to 13.