Vietnam

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Heinemann-Raintree Library, Jul 1, 2008 - Juvenile Nonfiction - 32 pages
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What does a Vietnamese taxi look like? Which fields do farmers want to be flooded? What is special about Vietnamese puppet shows? Why don t you take A Visit to Vietnam? See the famous sites, travel over the land and join in the celebrations. Find out what school life is like and what the children might do when they are older. See which sports are played in Vietnam and even learn a few words of Vietnamese."
  

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Contents

Vietnam
4
Land
6
Landmarks
8
Homes
10
Food
12
Clothes
14
Work
16
Transportation
18
School
22
Free Time
24
Celebrations
26
The Arts
28
Fact File
30
Glossary
31
Index
32
Copyright

Languages
20

About the author (2008)

Peter Roop is a Wisconsin State Teacher of the Year, and has been a writer of children's books for over 25 years. He has written extensively for Cricket and Cobblestone Magazines. He currently writes and speaks full-time. Last year he talked with over 50,000 students, presenting over 800 workshops for students, educators and writers in 26 states. Together with his wife, Peter has written 60 children's books ranging from historical fiction to nonfiction. Seven of their books are "Reading Rainbow" books, including Keep the Lights Burning, Abbie, a Feature Book. Their books have received recognition from the National Association of Science Teachers, National Council of Teachers of English, the Children's Book Council, and the American Library Association. They have also received Wisconsin's Laura Ingalls Wilder Book Award.

Connie Roop is a high school environmental science teacher, and a recipient of the Women Leaders in Education Award from the American Association of University Women and a Kohl Education Foundation Award for Exceptional Teaching. In 1997 and 1998 she led groups of students to Belize to study the rainforest. Together with her husband, Connie has written 60 children's books ranging from historical fiction to nonfiction. Seven of their books are "Reading Rainbow" books, including Keep the Lights Burning, Abbie, a Feature Book. Their books have received recognition from the National Association of Science Teachers, National Council of Teachers of English, the Children's Book Council, and the American Library Association. They have also received Wisconsin's Laura Ingalls Wilder Book Award.

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