Cultures of the World (Third Edition) ®
Reading Level: 5
Interest Level: 5-8
Meaning "River of the Colorful Birds," Uruguay is a small country in South America that is covered by crisscrossing rivers and lush hills. Home to approximately 3.5 million people, the country is often regarded as the most stable and prosperous country in Central and South America. Uruguay produces 95 percent of its electricity from renewable energy and is known as one of the most socially progressive nations in the world. Allow your readers to learn more about Uruguay's unique culture through this informative book, which features engaging sidebars and vibrant photographs.