Cultures of the World (Third Edition)®
Reading Level: 5
Interest Level: 5-8
The West African nation of Benin was once a French colony, but today, it has its own government, economic system, and rich culture. Readers explore Benin's past and present while discovering the keys to its future as they encounter fact-filled main text presented alongside helpful sidebars and internet links that encourage further research. In addition, readers are able to take a hands-on approach to learning about life in Benin through fun recipes. With each turn of the page, stunning full-color photographs and detailed maps draw readers more deeply into this unique part of the world.