Costa Rica
by Kathleen W. Deady


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Published by Children's Press 

(True Books, Countries Series)


Fall 2004

ISBN: 0-516-22810-2


48 pages

Grade 3-5



Did you know?


  The first people probably lived in
Costa Rica about 10,000 years ago.
In 1502, Christopher Columbus
reached the coast of Costa Rica.


Costa Rican rainforests support
about six in every one hundred
of the world's animals.


Costa Rican's enjoy many sports,
 including soccer, bicycling,
boxing, golf, and surfing.


Read about Costa's Rica's road
to democracy, volcanoes, oxcart
folk art, and efforts to protect Costa
Rica's unique environment.




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