Cultures of the World (Third Edition) ®
Reading Level: 5
Interest Level: 5-8
A land of extremes, from active volcanic peaks to dense rain forests, Guatemala has sustained great civilizations and attracted foreign conquerors. While shadows of its vicious, decades-long civil war still linger, Guatemala's people work toward peace and stability in the face of corruption and impunity. Illuminating photographs, insightful facts, and informative sidebars help the reader discover what it's like to live in today's Guatemala, its ancient beginnings, dramatic landscape, rich culture, resilient people, and more.