From the Series Country Explorers

  • Interest Level: Grade 2 - Grade 4
  • Reading Level: Grade 3

Pack your bags! We’re headed to Nigeria. On this whirlwind tour, you’ll learn all about the country’s landscape, culture, people, and more. We’ll explore Nigeria’s vast grasslands and long rivers, find out about Nigerian music, and see fishing and yam festivals. A special section introduces Nigeria’s capital, language, population, and flag. Hop on board and take a fun-filled look at your world.

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Interest Level Grade 2 - Grade 4
Reading Level Grade 3
Genre Social Studies
Copyright 2008
Publisher Lerner Publishing Group
Imprint LernerClassroom
Language English
Number of Pages 48
Publication Date 2008-01-01
Reading Counts! Level 4.2
Text Type Informational/Explanatory
BISACS JNF038010, JNF058000
Dewey 966.9
Graphics Full-color illustrations
Dimensions 9.125 x 8.125
Lexile 660
ATOS Reading Level 4.1
Accelerated Reader® Quiz 4307
Accelerated Reader® Points 0.5
Features Bibliography/further reading, Fast facts, Glossary, Index, Maps, Photo captions, Reviewed, Sidebars, Starred Reviews, Table of contents, and Teaching Guides

Author: Mary Oluonye

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Country Explorers

Engaging photographs, colorful designs, and informative, accessible text are combined in this beginning geography series. World and country maps show the country’s location and geographical features. Extensive back matter includes a description and traceable image of the… View available downloads →



“With short, chatty sentences and a lively, contemporary color photo on every page, this title in the Country Explorers series gives a brief overview of the history, geography, and culture of Nigeria. Whether the subject is family, celebrations, or art, the current information is not oversimplified.”

Library Media Connection

“This compelling, comprehensive series is a superb supplement to the geography and world cultures curriculum for early grades.”
Library Media Connection

School Library Journal

“The colorful, well-designed pages may encourage some children to browse but the books are also useful for reports, and their colorful, modern look is sure to grab the attention of even reluctant readers.”
School Library Journal