Bolivia (Enchantment of the World) (Enchantment of the World. Second Series) (Hardcover)
Bolivia was know as Upper Peru during Spanish rule.Located in the middle of South America, Bolivia is often called the Jewel of the Andes. Readers will tour the country's snowcapped peaks, arid deserts, fertile plains, and lush rain forests while examining its diverse wildlife, and learning about its history. They will also get to know Bolivia's people and find out how they live - from what they eat and do for fun, to the kinds of homes they live in and the belief systems are most prevalent. Features include maps and photos; sidebars that highlight individuals, places and events; fun facts and statistics; a timeline; economic information; flags and more.
Nel Yomtov is an award-winning author of nonfiction books and graphic novels about American and world history, geography, sports, science, mythology, and military history. He has written numerous titles in Scholastic’s True Books, Enchantment of the World, Cornerstones of Freedom, and Calling All Innovators series. Nel lives in the New York City area with his wife, Nancy, an educator. His son, Jess, is a sports journalist and website producer.