Kids Library Home

Welcome to the Kids' Library!

Search for books, movies, music, magazines, and more.

Available items only
Book Cover
Author Kazem, Halima.

Title Afghanistan / [written by Halima Kazem ; edited by Katharine Brown].

Imprint Milwaukee, Wis. : Gareth Stevens Pub., 2003.


Description 96 p. : ill. (some col.), maps (some col.) ; 27 cm.
Series Countries of the world
Countries of the world (Milwaukee, Wis.)
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references (p. 94) and index.
Contents Overview of Afghanistan: Geography -- History -- Government and the economy --People and lifestyle -- Language and literature -- Arts -- Leisure and festivals -- Food -- Closer look at Afghanistan: Buddha statues of Bamian -- Buzkashi -- Environmental issues -- Great storytellers -- Harsh but brief: life under Taliban -- Kabul -- Kite flying -- Kochis -- Mazar-e Sharif -- Mohammad Zahir Shah -- Mujahedin -- Soviet invasion -- Traditional clothes -- Women in Afghanistan -- Ahmad Zahir -- Relations with North America: Full-color map -- Black-and-white reproducible map -- Afghanistan at a glance -- Glossary -- Books, videos, web sites -- Index.
Summary Discusses the geography, history, government, economy, people, politics, and culture of Afghanistan.
Subject Afghanistan -- Juvenile literature.
Added Author Brown-Carpenter, Katharine, 1972-
ISBN 0836823575 (lib. bdg.) : $29.26

Available items only