An overview of Niger's geography and history, along with an exploration of the political, economic, and cultural landscape of this West African nation. A former French colony located in the Sahel region of Africa, Niger is one of the poorestand hottestcountries on earth. This edition includes comprehensive text with strong curriculum ties, beautiful full-color photography throughout, and interesting, detailed sidebars.
About the Author
Alison Behnke is an editor and writer. She has written numerous books for children. Her Visual Geography Series® titles include Afghanistan in Pictures, China in Pictures, Italy in Pictures, Japan in Pictures, North Korea in Pictures, and South Korea in Pictures. For the Biography® series, she wrote Jack Kerouac and Pope John Paul II. She has also written for the In America and Easy Menu series and wrote The Conquests of Alexander the Great for the Pivotal Moments in History series.