Recommended Age, Grade, and Reading Levels
- Age: 7 to 8
- Grade: 2 to 3
The spotlight is on China having been host to the 2008 Summer Olympics in Beijing. Maps and illustrations highlight this beautiful introduction to this vast country covered with such diverse landforms as mountains, deserts, and jungles. Stunning photographs feature the sites of its cities including Shanghai and Hong Kong as well as its architectural wonders such as the famous Great Wall and the Forbidden City. Children will also enjoy learning about China’s people, their holidays and celebrations, high flying martial arts, Chinese cooking, and horoscopes.