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Author Wagner, Michele, 1975-
Title Haiti / [written by Michele Wagner].
Pub Info Milwaukee : G. Stevens, 2002.
book jacket
 Falmouth-Children's Room  J 917.29 Wag     AVAILABLE
Descript 96 pages : illustrations (some color), maps (some color) ; 27 cm.
text txt rdacontent
unmediated n rdamedia
volume nc rdacarrier
Series Countries of the world
Countries of the world (Milwaukee, Wis.)
Summary Describes the geography, history, government, economy, people, arts, and social life and customs of the Caribbean country of Haiti.
Contents Overview of Haiti: Geography -- History -- Government and economy -- People and lifestyle -- Language and literature -- Arts -- Leisure and festivals -- Food -- Closer look at Haiti: City of poets -- Deforestation in Haiti -- Duvalier dynasty -- Farmer's life -- Founding fathers -- Grandiose monuments -- Haiti's oral traditions -- Health in Haiti -- Lively Port-au-Prince -- Palm tree -- Pirates ahoy! -- Singing sensations -- Taino -- Vodun religion -- Women in Haiti -- Relations with North America: Full color map -- Black-and-white reproducible map -- Haiti at a glance.
Bibliog. Includes bibliographical references (page 94) and index.
Note Accelerated Reader AR Middle Grades 8.4 3 quiz: 62447 disk(s): AQ135.
Subject Haiti -- Juvenile literature.
Genre Literature.
ISBN 0836823516 (lib. bdg.)
9780836823516 (lib. bdg.)