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Costa Rica / Erin Foley, Barbara Cooke, and Tatiana Ryckman.

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  • 3 of 3 copies available at Evergreen Indiana.

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Location Call Number / Copy Notes Barcode Shelving Location Status Due Date
Peabody PL - Columbia City J 972.86 FOLEY (Text) 30403002246064 Childrens - Non-Fiction Available -
Westfield Washington PL - Westfield j972.86 Foley (Text) 78292000364385 Children's Non-Fiction Book Collection Available -
Zionsville PL - Hussey-Mayfield Memorial Branch 972.86 FOLEY (Text) 33946003230807 Nonfiction . 2nd Floor Available -

Record details

  • ISBN: 9781502626103
  • ISBN: 1502626101
  • Physical Description: 144 pages : color illustrations, maps ; 25 cm.
  • Edition: Third Edition.
  • Publisher: New York : Cavendish Square Publishing, 2017.

Content descriptions

Bibliography, etc. Note: Includes bibliographical references (page 141-142) and index.
Formatted Contents Note: Costa Rica today -- Geography. Geographical regions -- Geography and climate -- Environment and wildlife -- Human habitats -- History. Discovering Costa Rica -- Spanish conquest -- Early elite -- Colonial period -- A move for independence -- Simón Bolívar -- A young nation -- Civil war and revolution -- The modern period -- Political and economic crises -- Government. National government -- Foundations and regulations -- Local government -- National security -- Economy. Facts and figures -- Economic setbacks -- Exports and assets -- Industry -- Tourism -- Transportation and communications -- Environment. Natural protection -- Deforestation -- National parks and conservation -- Waste management -- Drinking water and marine life -- Agricultural impact -- Costa Ricans. Diversity -- Indigenous peoples -- Other cultures -- Society and status -- Socioeconomic classes -- Dress -- Lifestyle. Etiquette -- Friends and family -- Gender roles -- Rural and urban lifestyles -- Housing -- Health and longevity -- Major events -- Religion. National religion -- Spiritual revival -- Places of worship -- Other religions -- Traditional beliefs and folklore -- Folk medicine -- Language. Evolution of a language -- Ticos -- Cultural norms -- Common expressions -- Forms of address -- Arts. Performing arts -- Music -- Dance -- Theater -- Literature -- Visual art -- Folk arts -- Leisure. Recreation -- Community and communications -- Diversions -- Festivals. Religious holidays -- Secular holidays -- Celebrating with family and friends -- Fiestas cívicas -- Fiestas patronales -- Food. Cooking at home -- Common ingredients -- A typical meal -- Specialties -- Beverages -- Holiday meals -- Marketplaces -- Map of Costa Rica -- About the economy -- About the culture -- Timeline -- Glossary.
Summary, etc.: Costa Rica is a diverse Latin American country with flourishing wildlife and ecotourism opportunities. This book gives an in-depth study of the country, examining what makes the country unique.
Subject: Costa Rica > Juvenile literature.

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