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How to build your own country

Author: Valerie Wyatt; Karen Li; Fred Rix
Publisher: Toronto : Kids Can Press, ©2009.
Series: CitizenKid.
Edition/Format:   Print book : Juvenile audience : EnglishView all editions and formats
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This book teaches readers the basics of building a nation and highlights events that have shaped countries throughout history.
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Genre/Form: Juvenile works
Juvenile literature
Ouvrages pour la jeunesse
Material Type: Juvenile audience
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Valerie Wyatt; Karen Li; Fred Rix
ISBN: 9781554533107 1554533104
OCLC Number: 310153508
Notes: Includes index.
"CitizenKid".
Performer(s): Illustrated by: Fred Rix.
Awards: A Junior Library Guild selection
Silver Birch Non-Fiction Award winner 2011
Description: 40 p. : col. ill. ; 24 cm.
Contents: How to build your own country --
Step #1 : stake out your identity --
Naming your country --
Finding a population --
Designing a flag and choosing a motto --
Writing a national anthem --
Step #2 : run the country --
Setting up a government --
Holding elections --
Writing a constitution --
Making the laws --
Serving your citizens --
Making money --
Taking a holiday --
Step #3 : meet the neighbors --
Who's who? --
Joining the club --
Keeping the peace --
Put it all together and you get --
--
Bathmatia fact file.
Series Title: CitizenKid.
Responsibility: written by Valerie Wyatt ; illustrated by Fred Rix ; [edited by Karen Li].

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