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

  • Elizabeth Borngraber
  • Published By: Powerkids Press
  • ISBN-10: 153832640X
  • ISBN-13: 9781538326404
  • DDC: 987
  • 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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About

Overview

Do you know where the largest lake in South America is? Venezuela. Readers will be captivated by this vibrant book about the cultural traditions, festivals, music, art, dance, and cuisine of Venezuela. The culture of Venezuela is as multi-faceted as the people living there. The thorough text analyzes how its diverse landscape, with the tallest waterfall in the world, resources like oil, which Venezuela has the largest reserve in the world, and history have shaped the cultural identity of its people. The high-interest subject matter and accessible language help clarify advanced social studies concepts. Stunning photographs enhance each chapter.

Table of Contents

Front Cover.
Title Page.
Copyright Page.
Contents.
1: A Diverse Land.
2: Tierra de Gracia.
3: Native Peoples.
4: Religious Beliefs.
5: Clothing Styles.
6: Holidays and Festivals.
7: Bold Sounds.
8: Exciting Moves.
9: Colorful Masterpieces.
10: Historical Inspiration.
11: Popular Foods.
12: Games and Sports.
13: Important People.
14: A Changing Culture.
Glossary.
Index.
Websites.