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Spotlight on Italy

by Bobbie Kalman
edition: eBook
  • age: 7 to 8
  • Grade: 2 to 3
tagged: europe, geography

Spotlight on Italy introduces children to a country that has influenced the world throughout history. Children will be taken on a tour of the country from the towering Alps to the sandy beaches of the Mediterranean islands. The daily lives of modern Italians is also presented along with their customs and traditions.

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Spotlight on Russia

by Bobbie Kalman
edition: eBook
  • age: 7 to 8
  • Grade: 2 to 3
tagged: europe, geography

Spotlight on Russia gives children a fascinating introduction to the largest country in the world, which is part of two continents! Wonderful photographs feature Russia’s many diverse people, its unique plants and animals, and its dramatic landscape, including beautiful Lake Baikal. The traditions and symbols of Russia are also featured from clas …

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Cities and Statecraft in the Renaissance

by Lizann Flatt
edition: eBook
  • age: 11
  • Grade: 6
tagged: renaissance, europe

Cities and Statecraft in the Renaissance looks at the rise of trade, commerce, guilds, and the merchant and ruling classes in northern Europe. This influenced the growth of towns, cities, states, and regions, who competed with one another for power, artistic talent, and creativity. At the same time, people rich and poor were struggling to establish …

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B Is for Big Ben

An England Alphabet

by Pamela Duncan Edwards, illustrated by Melanie Rose
edition: Hardcover
  • age: 6 to 8
  • Grade: 1 to 3
tagged: alphabet, europe

Although America officially declared its independence in 1776, we owe much of our heritage, culture, and even style of living to England, our mother country. In B is for Big Ben: An England Alphabet, young readers are given an armchair tour of a country that may be small in size (smaller than the state of New York!) but a giant in history, achievem …

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