Celebrating Hispanic Diversity: The People and Culture of the Dominican Republic, 1st Edition

  • Ian Emminizer
  • Published By: Powerkids Press
  • ISBN-10: 1538326418
  • ISBN-13: 9781538326411
  • DDC: 972.93
  • 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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Located on the island of Hispaniola in the Caribbean Sea, the Dominican Republic is a unique place with a rich cultural heritage. In this text, readers will learn that the Dominican Republic has the oldest European settlement in the Western Hemisphere, is the only second largest island in the Caribbean and many more interesting elements that have shaped the culture of its people. Stunning, full-color photographs accompany the text, bringing concepts into dazzling focus. This thorough investigation of social studies topics is sure to hold reader's attention while supporting elementary curriculum.

Table of Contents

Front Cover.
Title Page.
Copyright Page.
1: Welcome to the Dominican Republic!.
2: A Tropical Paradise.
3: Indigenous Ancestors.
4: Historical Figures.
5: Religion and Beliefs.
6: Celebrations.
7: Fresh and Delicious!.
8: Art of the Island.
9: Writers and Books.
10: A Flair for Fashion.
11: Music and Dance.
12: Sports and Adventure.
13: Dominicans in America.
14: Celebrating Life.