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Guatemala

Author: Sean Sheehan; Magdalene Koh; Alex Tessman
Publisher: New York : Cavendish Square, 2018. ©2018
Series: Cultures of the world (third edition)
Edition/Format:   Print book : Juvenile audience : English : Third editionView all editions and formats
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A land of extremes, from active volcanic peaks to dense rain forests, Guatemala has sustained great civilizations and attracted foreign conquerors. While shadows of its vicious, decades-long civil war still linger, Guatemala's people work toward peace and stability. Illuminating photographs and insightful facts help the reader discover what it's like to live in Guatemala.
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Genre/Form: Juvenile works
Literature
Juvenile literature
Additional Physical Format: Online version:
Sheehan, Sean, 1951-
Guatemala.
New York : Cavendish Square, [2018]
(DLC) 2017049937
Material Type: Juvenile audience
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Sean Sheehan; Magdalene Koh; Alex Tessman
ISBN: 9781502636249 1502636247
OCLC Number: 1006528420
Target Audience: Grades 5-8.
Description: 144 pages : color illustrations, color maps ; 25 cm.
Contents: Guatemala today --
Geography --
History --
Government --
Economy --
Environment --
Guatemalans --
Lifestyle --
Religion --
Language --
Arts --
Leisure --
Festivals --
Food --
Map of Guatemala --
About the economy --
About the culture --
Timeline.
Series Title: Cultures of the world (third edition)
Responsibility: Sean Sheehan, Magdalene Koh, and Alex Tessman.

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A land of extremes, from active volcanic peaks to dense rain forests, Guatemala has sustained great civilizations and attracted foreign conquerors. While shadows of its vicious, decades-long civil war still linger, Guatemala's people work toward peace and stability. Illuminating photographs and insightful facts help the reader discover what it's like to live in Guatemala.

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