Series of 6 titles
Within the life of a river can be found the history of a planet and people. These volumes take readers on a fascinating journey as they travel the length of the world's great rivers, exploring their history and prominence while revealing each region's people and culture. Each title features vibrant color photography and numerous maps that complement the accessible text.
|Interest Level||Grade 4 - Grade 7|
|Reading Level||Grade 4|
|Publisher||Black Rabbit Books|
|Imprint||Smart Apple Media|
|Title Format||Reinforced book, Print + Ebook|
“This visually appealing set describes the world’s great rivers. Each volume traces the waterways, beginning at their sources and following them through varying geographic regions, peoples and cultures, plants, and animals. The text, consisting of manageable paragraphs, covers notable natural and manmade features, such as tributaries, gorges, waterfalls, dams, and locks. Brief overviews of major cities that have developed along riverbanks provide historical and social perspectives. Social issues, such as pollution, depletion of fishing stocks, and other natural resources are also addressed. Each volume offers further reading suggestions and a brief check for understanding quiz. Equally effective in public, school, or classroom libraries, this set would be an effective teaching tool in social studies and science curricula, and would be attractive to browsers and individual researchers alike.”
Featuring full-color photographs, maps, and easy-to-understand text, each two-page spread spotlights the various peoples and lands reliant upon the Nile. The straightforward, uncomplicated language presents a wide variety of information, including geography, history, ecology, and so on, which makes this a great starting point for projects.