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Author Fast, April, 1968-

Title Iran : the land / April Fast.

Publication Info. New York : Crabtree, [2010]
©2010

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Location Call No. Status
 Bloomfield, Prosser Library - Children's Department  J915.5 FAS    Check Shelf
 Bristol, Main Library - Children's Department  J955 FAS    Check Shelf
Edition Revised edition.
Description 32 pages : color illustrations, color map ; 29 cm.
Series The lands, peoples, and cultures series
Lands, peoples, and cultures series.
Note Includes index.
Contents From deserts to mountains -- Seas of sand and salt -- A land of highs and lows -- In search of water -- Extreme landscape, extreme climate -- The people of Iran -- Cities teeming with life -- Ancient wonders -- Harvests from land and sea -- From Iran to the world -- Animals rare and wild.
Summary This newly revised book provides a basic introduction to the land that was ancient Persia. With more than 45 full-color pictures, this book takes readers on a virtual walk through the deserts and oases, mountains and rivers, and the archeological sites of Iran. Imagine life in this land of earthquakes, sand storms, and extreme weather, from burning hot deserts to the humid shores of the Caspian Sea to freezing cold mountains. And while you learn about its geography, climate, agriculture, exports, and wildlife, also take a peek into the changing face of Iran, its cities, and its people.
Study Program Accelerated Reader AR MG 7.7 1.0 87656.
Subject Iran -- Geography -- Juvenile literature.
Iran -- Geography.
ISBN 9780778792765 reinforced library binding alkaline paper
0778792765 reinforced library binding alkaline paper
9780778796466 paperback alkaline paper
0778796469 paperback alkaline paper
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