Jamaica (Country Explorers) by Michael Capek

By Michael Capek

Pack your luggage! we are headed to Jamaica. in this whirlwind travel, you will research all in regards to the country's panorama, tradition, humans, and extra. we are going to discover Jamaica from its bustling towns to its sandy shorelines and jutting mountains. we will additionally discover what sort of nutrition humans devour and find out about reggae song and dub poetry. a unique part introduces Jamaica's capital, language, inhabitants, and flag. Hop on board and take a fun-packed examine your global.

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Washington, DC: National Geographic Society Childrens Books, 2008. With outstanding photos, this book presents an in-depth view of Jamaica. Zephaniah, Benjamin. J is for Jamaica. London: Francis Lincoln, 2006. In this photographic alphabet book, the author introduces readers to the sights, sounds, and tastes of Jamaica. com Learn the words and hear the melodies for Jamaican children’s songs. com Find additional information about Jamaica, its people, government, and history, and view a detailed map.

It is Jamaica’s favorite sport. Cricket is a popular sport in many of the countries in the Caribbean. 28 World’s Fastest Man That’s the title held by Jamaican runner Usain Bolt (left). He won three gold medals in the 2008 Olympics. Bolt broke two world records—in the 100-meter dash and the 200-meter dash. He’s definitely earned his nickname, Lightning Bolt. Running is a popular sport too. Jamaican athletes have won medals for their speed at the Olympics. Jamaicans also enjoy playing dominoes (right).

He’s definitely earned his nickname, Lightning Bolt. Running is a popular sport too. Jamaican athletes have won medals for their speed at the Olympics. Jamaicans also enjoy playing dominoes (right). Youngsters and old folks alike play against one another in this game. 29 Time for School Jamaican kids start school when they turn six years old. They learn reading, writing, and math. Jamaican schools are crowded. Kids have to share books and desks. In fact, so many kids go to school that they must also share school days.

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