by Yomtov, Nel,
|Format:||Print Book 2019|
|Availability:||Available at 7 Libraries 7 of 8 copies|
Bolivia was know as Upper Peru during Spanish rule.Located in the middle of South America, Bolivia is often called the Jewel of the Andes. Readers will tour the country's snowcapped peaks, arid deserts, fertile plains, and lush rain forests while examining its diverse wildlife, and learning about its history. They will also get to know Bolivia's people and find out how they live - from what they eat and do for fun, to the kinds of homes they live in and the belief systems are most prevalent. Features include maps and photos; sidebars that highlight individuals, places and events; fun facts and statistics; a timeline; economic information; flags and more.
ContentsA land of contrasts
Peaks, plains, and rainforest
Conquest and independence
Democracy at work
People and language
The faiths of a people
A rich culture
|Series||Enchantment of the world.|
-- Juvenile literature.
|Publisher|| New York, NY :Children's Press, an imprint of Scholastic Inc.,2019
144 pages : illustrations (some color), color maps ; 24 cm.
Includes bibliographical references and index.