Exploring World Cultures (First Edition)
Reading Level: 3
Interest Level: 2-5
Finland has a culture defined by its natural landscape and rich history. Finns from this “land of a thousand lakes” enjoy time in nature and learn from one of the most successful educational systems in the world. Readers are introduced to the lifestyles, arts, and traditions of Finland, from the exciting capital city of Helsinki to the vast wilderness of Lapland. They discover the ways city-dwelling Finns live today, as well as how the indigenous Sami people herd reindeer in the north. Photographs, fact boxes, and sidebars add depth to accessible text to give readers an unforgettable tour of Finland.