United Arab Emirates

United Arab Emirates

by Antonia D. Bryan




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Product Details

ISBN-13: 9780531213612
Publisher: Scholastic Library Publishing
Publication date: 09/01/2009
Series: Scholastic True Book Series
Pages: 48
Product dimensions: 7.18(w) x 8.36(h) x 0.11(d)
Lexile: 790L (what's this?)
Age Range: 8 - 10 Years

Table of Contents

1 Miracle in the Desert

What Animal can survive in the desert without drinking? 7

2 A Nation Forms

Who chooses the president of the United Arab Emirates? 13

3 Dance and Design

How can houses keep cool in a scorching desert? 19

Skiing in the Desert

Where is the world's biggest indoor ski park? 24

4 Society Rules

What direction do Muslims face when they pray? 27

5 Family and Friends

What do people in the United Arab Emirates eat for breakfast? 33

6 Sporting Life

What do you call a person who trains falcons? 39

True Statistics 43

Resources 44

Important Words 46

Index 47

About the Author 48

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