Celebrating Hispanic Diversity: The People and Culture of Cuba, 1st Edition

  • Melissa Raé Shofner
  • Published By: Powerkids Press
  • ISBN-10: 1538326442
  • ISBN-13: 9781538326442
  • DDC: 972.91
  • Grade Level Range: 4th Grade - 8th Grade
  • 32 Pages | eBook
  • Original Copyright 2018 | Published/Released September 2018
  • This publication's content originally published in print form: 2018
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Who are the people of Cuba? Readers will probe this question through this lively book about the cultural traditions, festivals, music, art, dance, and food of this Caribbean island nation. Analyzing how the country's history has shaped the cultural identity of its people, this comprehensive text sheds light on the unique contributions Cubans have made. Readers also learn that it is the largest island and most populated country in the Caribbean. Each spread features stunning photographs, which make the information pop. This engaging take on curricular social studies concepts is sure to capture readers' attention.

Table of Contents

Front Cover.
Title Page.
Copyright Page.
1: Welcome to Cuba.
2: Natural Beauty.
3: A Troubled History.
4: A Shift in Power.
5: Government Influence.
6: National Holidays.
7: Simple Cuisine.
8: Casual Clothing.
9: Exploring the Arts.
10: Music in the Streets.
11: Cuban Literature.
12: Play Ball!.
13: Sharing Cuban Culture.