BC: The End
FC: Our Amazing World
1: “The world is a book and those who do not travel read only one page.” – St. Augustine | From India: For the friendship of two, the patience of one is required.
2: INDIA: Land of the Taj Mahal
4: Life As a Kid | These are school kids. They wear uniforms. | Cricket is a sport. It is a very common sport (in India). It comes from England. | Researched & Written by Gus
5: There are many poor people in India. Many live in villages. Kids from poor families have to work in farms or in shops. Indians who live in cities and those who live in the countryside, often work 12 hours a day.
6: Interesting Places or Things To Know | India's national flower is the Lotus. India is the 7th largest country in the world. India has so many people, it has set records for gatherings.
7: Researched and Written by Gus, Elena & Nura | India has many elephants. They are used to do heavy lifting and for ceremonies. | India is home to Bengal Tigers.
8: Land and Animals | India has lots of animals including the camels. Sometimes when people have to travel a long way across the desert, they have to ride camels. In India, the deserts stretch a long way. | The Himalayas separate Nepal and India. The tallest mountain is in the Himalayas. It is called Mount Everest. | Researched & Written by Nura
9: In India, lots of monkeys live in the jungles. The jungle is home to the Bengal Tiger and the Asian Elephant. | India has lots of rain and earthquakes. Sometimes rain can fill up a whole window. Earthquakes can get really bad, but most of the time, it's not that bad.
10: Favorite Foods | Indians love to eat Roti, which is a flat bread used in every Indian dish. When it is cooking, it puffs up and goes down.!
11: In India they categorize their food. First they put the sauces around the bread. Then the chicken. They like to put food on the trays. | Most tables look like this in big parties in India. Some people eat meat, but most people are vegetarians. | Researched & Written by Elena
12: Special thanks to: Ms. Willett, our beloved 2nd grade teacher Ms. Frachetti, our amazing librarian and editor Roberts K-8 2011
13: Life as a Kid by Gus | Interest-ing Places or Things to Know by Gus, Nura & Elena | Land & Animals by Nura | Authors | Favorite Foods by Elena