Item description for Argentina - The Land (Lands, Peoples, and Cultures) by Bobbie Kalman & Greg Nickles...
Overview A fascinating tour of the South American country of Argentina is offered to readers through this book. From its near-tropical forest in the north to the arid desert in the south to the lofty Andes Mountains in the west, Agentina's breathtaking landscape, its weather, plants, animals, farming, and industry are featured in full-color photos and illustrations.
Publishers Description Four new countries and nine updated editions have been added to Bobbie Kalman's popular Lands, Peoples, and Cultures series. These powerful and intimate portraits of countries use up-to-date information and full-color photography. Presented in a mini series format, three books per country ensures thorough coverage of all the important aspects. It also allows more students to work on different projects at the same time. Covering more than basic history and geography, students will be fascinated to learn about:
-- the land... geography, agriculture, transportation, history, industry, and glorious wonders
-- the people... unique customs, customs we share, problems faced by minority groups and women
-- the culture... modern festivals, ancient processions, food, games, and more
Take readers on a fascinating tour of Argentina from its near-tropical forest in the north and arid desert in the south to the lofty Andes mountains in the west. Glorious full-color photos show its breathtaking landscape and many wonders as well as its weather, plants, animals, farming, and industry.
Topics include: -- from snowy peaks to jungle -- mild and wild weather -- people from many places -- Buenos Aires and other cities -- cattle ranching estancias and life on the range -- industries, resources, plants, and wildlife
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Studio: Crabtree Publishing Company
Est. Packaging Dimensions: Length: 11.01" Width: 8.34" Height: 0.14" Weight: 0.38 lbs.
Release Date Oct 26, 2000
Publisher Crabtree Publishing Company
ISBN 0865053243 ISBN13 9780865053243
Availability 0 units.
More About Bobbie Kalman & Greg Nickles
Bobbie Kalman is the award-winning author of more than 400 non-fiction books. She established herself as a leading author in children’s non-fiction in the 1980’s and 90’s with two acclaimed series about pioneer life, The Early Settler Life Series (15 titles) and The Historic Communities Series (31 titles), both published by Crabtree Publishing. She has created many of Crabtree’s most popular series, which also include The Native Nations of North America Series (19 titles), The Lands, Peoples, and Cultures Series (93 titles), and The Science of Living Things Series (32 titles), among others.
Born in Hungary in 1947, Bobbie and her family escaped to Austria during the Hungarian Revolution in 1956. The family spent several weeks there as refugees before immigrating to North America. A former teacher, Bobbie Kalman taught at both the elementary and secondary levels. She also spent several years working as an educational consultant for several publishing companies. Bobbie holds degrees in English, Psychology, and Education. She is married and has four children and three grandchildren.
Although best known for her non-fiction, Bobbie’s newest book is autobiographical. Released in September, 2006, Refugee Child is the account of Bobbie and her family’s escape from Hungary when she was just nine years old. Written to coincide with the 50th anniversary of the Hungarian Revolution in October of 2006, the book is told from the perspective of a young girl.
Bobbie Kalman was born in 1947.
Bobbie Kalman has published or released items in the following series...
ABCs of the Natural World
Animal Family Adventures
Bobbie Kalman's Leveled Readers: My World: H (Paperback)