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Author Levy, Patricia, 1951- author.

Title Belarus / [Patricia Levy, Michael Spilling, and Caitlin Tessman].

Publication Info. New York : Cavendish Square, 2018.


Location Call No. Status
 GDL Montrose Library Children's Non-fiction    j 947.8 LEV 2018    Available
Edition Third edition.
Description 144 pages : color illustrations, color maps ; 25 cm.
text txt rdacontent
unmediated n rdamedia
volume nc rdacarrier
Series Cultures of the world
Cultures of the world (third edition)
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and index.
Contents Belarus today -- Geography -- History -- Government -- Economy -- Environment -- Belarusians -- Lifestyle -- Religion -- Language -- Arts -- Leisure -- Festivals -- Food -- Map of Belarus -- About the economy -- About the culture -- Timeline.
Audience Grades 5-8.
Summary Belarus as an official autonomous country only achieved independence in 1991. With a history of conflict, culture, and many different rulers, this former member of the Soviet Union must now strives to balance influence and values from both the East and the West. The people of Belarus have struggled to find a national identity, but today they hold strong to their traditions, language, beliefs, lifestyle, and culture. Through detailed text and photographs, readers will learn about historic and modern Belarus.
Subject Belarus -- Juvenile literature.
Added Author Spilling, Michael, author.
Tessman, Caitlin, author.
Other Form: Online version: Levy, Patricia, 1951- Belarus. Third edition. New York : Cavendish Square, 2018 9781502636232 (DLC) 2017052397
ISBN 9781502636225 (library binding)
1502636220 (library binding)

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