Learn about the country's history, culture, people and much more!
The tropical nation of Nicaragua has experienced many hardships throughout its history, from civil war to deadly hurricanes. However, Nicaraguans are working hard to bring prosperity to their country. Readers will trace Nicaragua's history from its earliest days to the present. Along the way, they will find out what kinds of plants and animals live there, what the climate is like, and how Nicaragua's people live, from what they eat to what kinds of art they create.
Wil Mara, a lifelong fan of the National Football League, is the author of more than seventy-five books. He has written both fiction and nonfiction, for both children and adults. Aside from his “ NFL novels, ” he also wrote the 2005 disaster thriller Wave, which won the 2005 New Jersey Notable Book Award.