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Discover Afghanistan

Paperback Book

ISBN: 978-1-4488-7044-8
Program: Discover Countries
GRL: T
Features: Fact Sheets, Graphic Organizers, Maps, Glossary, For Further Information Section, Index, Web Sites

Afghanistan has been at war with various nations since 1970. In this stunning volume, readers will find out why this landlocked, mountainous nation has been in the hot seat for much of its history. Readers will also learn about this nation's culture, major religions, education, and economy through the thoughtful, balanced text that is supported by photographs, charts, and maps.

ISBN: 9781448870448
Paperback Book
© Year: 2012
Program: Discover Countries
Nonfiction
Reading Level: Grade 4
GRL: T
DRA: 50
EIL: 34
Lexile: 1000
Size: 8 1/2" x 11"

Series Review: Discover Countries
"Large, bright photographs and short bursts of text make these titles accessible and attractive."
—School Library Journal

Series Review: Discover Countries
"This is a wonderful new set of country books to enhance your collection and would work well for research for upper elementary or middle school...This set will add to any collection."
—Library Media Connection

Series Review: Discover Countries
"The Discover Countries series ...provides several easy to understand facts and colorful authentic photographs. The “Facts at a Glance” and “Did You Know?” sections grab the reader's attention too."
—Kathleen M. Rizzo, Highlands Middle School

Book Review: Discover Afghanistan
“I found the book Discover Afghanistan very educational as well as attractive for middle school readers and I would highly recommend the series to my teachers. ... The topic would be a great source for interdisciplinary units.”
—Kathleen M. Rizzo, Highlands Middle School