About National Geographic Countries of the World: Brazil
Come south to sunny Brazil, the land of the great Amazon River. Learn of the threats to Brazil’s rain forests, and the consequences for the rest of the world. Visit Brasilia, the futuristic capital city, designed to represent all of Brazil’s peoples. Meet the amazing diversity of race, culture, and religion that being Brazilian encompasses. Samba ‘til sunup and feel all the frenzied passion of Carnival in Rio de Janeiro. Experience the national obsession with the Joga Bonito—the “beautiful game”—which has made Brazil five-time world soccer champions.
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Published by National Geographic Children’s Books Sep 09, 2008| 64 Pages| 7-1/4 x 9-1/2| Middle Grade (10 and up)| ISBN 9781426302985