Leeward Islands

Leeward Islands

by Lisa Kozleski


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Located in the eastern Caribbean Sea, the Leeward Islands extend from Puerto Rico to the Windward Islands, forming part of the Lesser Antilles chain. Residents and tourists alike bask in the islands' warm trade winds and year-round sunshine; tropical rain forests, dazzling coral reefs, and white, gold, or pink sand beaches attract visitors from around the world.

Product Details

ISBN-13: 9781422233146
Publisher: Mason Crest Publishers
Publication date: 08/28/2015
Series: Discovering the Caribbean: History, Politics, and Culture Series
Edition description: New
Pages: 64
Product dimensions: 8.00(w) x 8.10(h) x 0.40(d)
Age Range: 9 - 12 Years

Table of Contents

Introduction James D. Henderson 6

The Land 9

The History of the Leeward Islands 19

The Economy of the Leeward Islands 29

The Culture and People of the Leeward Islands 37

The Cities and Communities 45

A Calendar of Leeward Island Festivals 50

Recipes 52

Glossary 54

Project and Report Ideas 56

Chronology 58

Further Reading/Internet Resources 60

For More Information 61

Index 62

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