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Geography & Cultures
  • Author:
    Charles J. Shields
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    1590842863
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    978-1590842867
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    Mason Crest (March 1, 2003)
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Charles J. Shields is the author of And So It Goes: Kurt Vonnegut: A Life, Mockingbird: A Portrait of Harper Lee, the highly acclaimed, bestselling biography of Harper Lee,I Am Scout: The Biography of Harper Lee (Henry Holt Books for Young Readers), and The Man Who Wrote the Perfect Novel: John Williams, Stoner, and the Writing Life. Other books in the series. Discovering South America: History, Politics, and Culture (1 - 10 of 13 books). Books by Charles J. Shields. Mor. rivia About Brazil.

Charles J. Shields (Author). Series: Discovering Central America: History, Politics, and Culture (Book 8). Library Binding: 63 pages.

Includes bibliographical references (page 60) and index. Giant of South America - Legacy of inequality - Economy: powerhouse potential - A stew of peoples and cultures - Brazil's colorful, crowded cities - Calendar of Brazilian festivals - Recipes - Glossary - Project and report ideas - Chronology - Further reading/internet resources - For more information -. Index. Discusses the land, the history, the economy, the people, and the festivals of Brazil.

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Brazil is the fifth-largest nation in the world Charles J. Place of Publication.

Brazil is the fifth-largest nation in the world. The largest country in Latin America, it covers almost half of South America. Discovered by Portuguese settlers in the early 16th century, Brazil today boasts a culture that blends native, Portuguese, African, Japanese, and other influences. During the past 40 years, there have been many changes in Brazil's society and ecomy.

To Kill a Mockingbird is one of the most widely read novels in American literature Charles J. Shields is the author of the New York Times bestseller Mockingbird: A Portrait of Harper Lee, which he has adapted here for younger readers.

To Kill a Mockingbird is one of the most widely read novels in American literature. Charles J. What emerges in this riveting portrait is the story of an unconventional, high-spirited woman who drew on her love of writing and her Southern home to create a book that continues to speak to new generations.

Charles J. Shields John Williams (1922–94)-a difficult man and the writer of a small but radiant body of work well deserving of its late renaissance. A good writer is hard to find by Hannah Niemeier.

When Spanish explorers landed on the coast of Central America, they found Amerindian tribes wearing gold jewelry. As a result, the named the region Costa Rica, Spanish for "rich coast. The Spaniards would find Costa Rica to be relatively poor in the resources they desired, particularly gold and silver. There's a lot to discover about Costa Rica! Each title in this series contains color photos, maps, a chronology of events related to the country, recipes, list of festivals, ideas for projects and reports, and back matter including: an index, further reading lists for books and internet resources, and a series glossary.

Discusses the land, the history, the economy, the people, and the festivals of Brazil.