Social Studies/ Language
Arl How People Live by Penelope Arlon, DK, 2003. Very useful information on customs, foods, traditions, and holidays.
Bru Festivals of the world : the illustrated guide to celebrations, customs, events, and holidays by Elizabeth Breuilly, Checkmark, 2002. Information on holidays.
Loc Festivals Around the World by Ann Lockledge Frank Schaffer Publications, 1996. Information on festivals and holidays of various countries.
Bar The Kingfisher book of religions : festivals, ceremonies, and beliefs from around the world by Trevor Barnes, Kingfisher, 1999. The beliefs and ceremonies of religions around the world.
Bor Famous Dishes of the World by Wina Born, Collier Books, 1970. Favorite recipes from around the world.
330.9 The World Factbook (prepared by the Central Intelligence Agency) Brassey's, 2001. This information is also available at: http://www.cia.gov/cia/publications/factbook/
Cul Culture Grams Kids Edition Millennial Star Network :
And The Encyclopedia of World Geography edited by Graham Bateman and Victoria Egan. Andromedia Oxford Limited, 2002. Information on geography, society and economy.
910 Junior Worldmark Encyclopedia of the Nations UXL : Gale Group/Thomson Learning, c2002. A multi-volume set of extensive country information.
394.12 You Eat What You Are: People, Culture and Food Traditions by Thelma
Bar Barer-Stein Firefly Books, 1999. Information on meals, customs, domestic life,
and special occasions of different countries.
REF World Book Encyclopedia World Book Inc., c2000.
2. InfOhio Electronic Resources
User name: Neonet
Sirs Discoverer Click on the “countries” icon. Choose your country. Choose the Sirs Discoverer Country Facts and Culture Facts. By clicking on the camera, you will get a map and flag.
Encyclopedia Britannica Enter the country in the search box. Click on the blue link to the full article. Remember to click “format for printing” before printing.
3. Web Sites
www.countryreports.org A nice site for country information as well as a map and flag.
www.yahooligans.com Click on “Around the World” and then “Countries”.
www.atlapedia.com Click on “Countries A-Z”
http://www.flags.ndirect.co.uk/index.html The World Flag Database- Flag of different countries as well as some basic information.
http://cyberschoolbus.un.org/infonation/index. This cyber school bus gives a country overview, as well as news, information on the economy, environment and technology.
http://geography.miningco.com/library/maps A great source for maps!
http://www.geographia.com This site includes beautiful photos as well as travel information.
http://www.elite.net/~runner/jennifers/index.htm Jennifer’s Language Page- Learn how to say basic phrases in the language of your country!