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Tibet

Author: Liz Sonneborn
Publisher: New York, NY : Children's Press, an imprint of Scholastic Inc., 2017.
Series: Enchantment of the world., Second series.
Edition/Format:   Print book : Juvenile audience : EnglishView all editions and formats
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"Home to many mountains, including the highest point on the planet, Tibet is sometimes called "The Roof of the World." Despite Tibet's official status as a part of China, the country's people widely consider it to be an independent nation. Readers will trace Tibet's long history to discover how this conflict came to be. Along the way, they will find out how Tibet's people live, how the region is governed, and much  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Juvenile works
Juvenile literature
Material Type: Juvenile audience
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Liz Sonneborn
ISBN: 9780531218884 0531218880
OCLC Number: 932066657
Description: 144 pages : color illustrations, color maps ; 25 cm.
Contents: Fighting for a free Tibet --
The roof of the world --
In the wild --
Past and present --
Two governments --
An economic boom --
The Tibetan people --
Following Buddha --
Art, music, and sports --
Tibetan life --
Timeline --
Fast facts.
Series Title: Enchantment of the world., Second series.
Responsibility: by Liz Sonneborn.

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"Home to many mountains, including the highest point on the planet, Tibet is sometimes called "The Roof of the World." Despite Tibet's official status as a part of China, the country's people widely consider it to be an independent nation. Readers will trace Tibet's long history to discover how this conflict came to be. Along the way, they will find out how Tibet's people live, how the region is governed, and much more. They will also get a close-up look at its beautiful landscapes and diverse wildlife."--Amazon.com.

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