by Michael Burgan

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Learn about the country's history, culture, people and much more!

Located along the Pacific Coast of South America, Chile is a long, narrow country that is home to a striking variety of landscapes. From the Atacama Desert in the north to rainy Patagonia in the south to the snowy peaks of the Andes mountains in the east, there are stunning views everywhere you look. Readers will explore this beautiful nation in depth as they learn about its history and culture. They will find out how Chile is governed, what kinds of jobs drive its economy, what its people do for fun, and much more.

Product Details

ISBN-13: 9780531218853
Publisher: Scholastic, Inc.
Publication date: 09/01/2016
Series: Enchantment of the World Series
Edition description: Library Edition
Pages: 144
Product dimensions: 8.10(w) x 9.30(h) x 0.50(d)
Lexile: 1000L (what's this?)
Age Range: 10 - 13 Years

Table of Contents

Chapter 1 A Land of Contrasts 8

Chapter 2 Desert, Mountains, Ocean, and Ice 16

Chapter 3 Wonderful Wildlife 30

Chapter 4 The Story of Chile 44

Chapter 5 Building a Democratic Nation 66

Chapter 6 Natural Riches 76

Chapter 7 A Cultural Mix 86

Chapter 8 Spiritual Life 96

Chapter 9 Chilean Cretivity 104

Chapter 10 Life in a Vibrant Land 114

Timeline 128

Fast Facts 130

To Find Out More 134

Index 136

Meet the Author 142

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