Shadow boxes are sprinkled throughout the text containing quick facts on the economy, geography, cities, and people. A calendar of festivals, recipes, project and report ideas for teachers, along with further reading suggestions and internet resources are included. The recipes contain ingredients that can be easily found around the house. The photographs of Iguazu Falls are outstanding. This book provides a wealth of information for last minute reports.
--The Greater Cincinnati Library Consortium on Argentina.
A good overview of the country of Brazil. The chapters are broken up into different aspects of life in this country. One chapter describes the economy of Brazil. Others go on to describe the stew of people and culture. Brazil's colorful, crowded cities are also mentioned. A calendar of Brazilian festivals and recipes for the food are listed. Also listed is a section for projects and report ideas.
--The Greater Cincinnati Library Consortium on Brazil.