Cultures of the World (Third Edition)®
Reading Level: 5
Interest Level: 5-8
The African nation of Mauritania has faced many challenges throughout its history, and the people of this nation still suffer alleged human rights abuses today. The conflicts that have shaped this place are presented to readers through insightful text, but readers are also given a glimpse into the lives of the everyday people of Mauritania. Their festivals, artistic pursuits, games, and beliefs are unique, and learning about them broadens readers' horizons and deepens their appreciation for diversity. Full-color photographs and maps enhance this reading experience, and recipes add a creative element to the learning process.