by Gary Drevitch


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As the largest and most populous continent on Earth, Asia is remarkably rich in history and culture.

A True Book: Geography series dives into the many components that make each continent distinctive and exceptional. Readers will get to know each continents' geography, history, wildlife and future outlook. This series includes an age appropriate (grades 3-5) introduction to curriculum-relevant subjects and a robust resource section that encourages independent study.

Product Details

ISBN-13: 9780531218273
Publisher: Scholastic, Inc.
Publication date: 03/01/2009
Series: Scholastic True Book Series: Geography
Pages: 48
Sales rank: 595,638
Product dimensions: 6.80(w) x 8.20(h) x 0.20(d)
Age Range: 8 - 10 Years

Table of Contents

1 Biggest and Busiest How tall is the world's tallest mountain? 7

2 Living in Asia Why are some villages built on stilts? 15

River Market Where can you buy your groceries from a boat? 20

3 Wildest Wildlife Which cat is the biggest of them all? 23

4 Where It All Began Who thought up "the golden rule"? 29

5 Ancient Empires What was the biggest land empire in the history of the world? 35

6 Today's Asia Where's Bollywood? 39

True Statistics 43

Resources 44

Important Words 46

Index 47

About the Author 48

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