Celebrating the People of Puerto Rico
The Inside Guide: Celebrating Hispanic Cultures
Reading Level: 4-5
Interest Level: 4-6
The culture of Puerto Rico is as complex as the beliefs and ways of life of the many people who live there. Readers will learn that before the arrival of the Spanish, Puerto Rico was called Boriquén by the Taínos. They will also learn that it has the only tropical rain forest in the U.S. Forest System, among many other interesting facts. With an emphasis on Puerto Rico's contributions to sports, arts, music, and food, this book offers a comprehensive look at the country and its inhabitants. Colorful photographs and high-interest text will motivate learners in absorbing curricular social studies subjects.