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Looking at Japan

Jillian Powell

Looking at Japan

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  • 36 Currently reading

Published by Gareth Stevens Pub. in Milwaukee .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Japan -- Juvenile literature.

  • Edition Notes

    Includes index.

    StatementJillian Powell.
    GenreJuvenile literature.
    SeriesLooking at countries
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsDS806 .P68 2007
    The Physical Object
    Paginationp. cm.
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL17570309M
    ISBN 109780836881714, 9780836881783
    LC Control Number2007003488

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Key features: Leveled text correlated to the early elementary social studies curriculum- Multiple maps, including a black-and-white reproducible map and map-related activities- Engaging, full-colorful photographs- An overview of the land, weather, people, homes, food, and lifestyles of each featured country- A two-page section of facts about each country, including Looking at Japan book, currency.

The book was published in the s but it is still useful today, although not as your primary guidebook since it does not have specific hotel, restaurant, or transportation information.

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Looking at Japan: Author: Jillian Powell Publisher: Gareth Stevens Publishing ISBN: Pages: 32 Publication Date: 01 July Recommended Age: From 7 to 9 years Format: Paperback Availability: Awaiting stock The supplier is currently out of stock of this item.

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