NigeriaBook - 2001
From familiar neighbors to distant parts of the globe, this engaging series offers readers a close-up look at countries around the world. Vivid color photographs enhance up-to-date information on each country's geography, history, system of government, lifestyle, language, art, food, and more. An intriguing section of special features provides a window into each country's unique customs, as well as its current issues. Each volume details its country's current and historical relations with the United States and Canada, emphasizing the rich sharing of cultures that helps define today's global society. Also included in each volume is a black-and-white classroom map, easy to photocopy for classroom activities.A young country with an ancient culture, Nigeria has the largest population on the African continent. This Giant of Africa is home to over 250 ethnic groups and many species of plants and animals. From the misty forest of the Omo Forest Reserve to the dry savannas of the Sahel, from ancient Nok terra-cottas to the bronze sculptures of Benin, this book describes the fascinating customs of Nigeria.
Publisher: Milwaukee, WI : Gareth Stevens Pub., 2001
Branch Call Number: 966.9 ISM 2001
Characteristics: 96 p. : ill. (some col.), maps (some col.)