We Visit Turkey


Author LaRoche, Amelia
Binding Library Bound
Copyright 2012
Dewey Number 956.1
Dimensions 6.5 x 9.25
Interest Level Middle
Reading Level 7.2
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Series Your Land and My Land: The Middle East
Series ISBN 9781584159643
Pages 64
Subject Turkey

We Visit Turkey

Welcome to Turkey, an ancient country that is rocketing into the future. One of the most earthquake-prone places in the world, Turkey is home to rare loggerhead turtles and the elusive Anatolian leopard. Its landscapes vary from snow-covered Mount Ararat, where Noahs Ark is said to have come to rest, to white beaches lapped by the brilliant blue Mediterranean Sea. Turkeys history is ancient and its lands have been governed by a range of rulersfrom Hittite kings who killed careless servants to Roman emperors who helped launch Christianity and to Islamic Ottoman sultans who ruled for six hundred years. Its people celebrate life with delicious feasts and sweet treats, like Turkish delight and revani. They enjoy modern sports such as Formula One auto racing and ancient ones such as grease wrestling. Meet the man who turned Turkey into a modern republic almost overnight, and see the goals todays leaders have for this colorful country.

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