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A Look at Cuba

  • 24 Pages
  • 3.70 MB
  • English
Pebble Books
Caribbean & West Indies - General, Juvenile Nonfiction, Children"s Books/Ages 9-12 Nonfiction, Children: Grades 1-2, People & Places - Ge
The Physical Object
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL9412690M
ISBN 100736893881
ISBN 139780736893886

A look at Cuba is a perfect introduction about Cuba for primary school students.

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One side of the page is a full colour image and the other side has simple and little, though very informative text about the picture. I have read it to my 11 and 8 year old and they keep on reading the book by themselves.3/5(2).

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BOOK REVIEW: Cubanisms, A Look at Cuba Through Art and Words Expressed as a map, Cuba’s linguistic heritage would resemble a map of the world.

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The words and phrases brought to life in Pedro Menocal’s new book, Cubanisms, don’t just step off the page but out of the undulating, living landscape of Cuba, past and present. Instead, they have the beat-up look of a book that has been read over and over again, showing that not only are these vehicles loved, but they are actually used in day-to-day life.

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Editor’s note: Dan Domenech, executive director of AASA, the School Superintendents Association, led a delegation of educators to study the education system in his native country of Cuba last ing are his reports on the Cuban system of education.

A Look at the Educational Structure in Cuba. Havana – Cuba’s education system might as well be considered the ultimate wrap. This book gave me an inside look at Cuban culture and the "Cubanisms" I hear everyday. The art and sketches throughout the book were entertaining and really captured the essence of each chapter.

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In October author Nelson DeMille and his wife toured Cuba. DeMille made good use of his field research trip and in his new action-adventure novel "The Cuban Affair" we. "A terrific look at the inextricable relationship between the U.S. and Cuba." Cuba and Its Music: From the First Drums to the Mambo, by Ned Sublette: "A wonderful history of Cuba's soundtrack.".

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The book lays out the harsh reality of life in Cuba by focusing on various individuals over the span of a few years. There is very little opportunity in Cuba/5.

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About the Author. Kevin Kwan creates books with some of the world's leading artists, designers and institutions. He has produced acclaimed visual books for Oprah Winfrey, Gore Vidal, David Rockwell and Elizabeth Taylor, to name a few.

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ISBN: OCLC Number: Description: pages: color illustrations ; 21 cm: Contents: 1 - El Lenguaje de la Cocina: Abuela's Way of Showing Love2 - Oido en la Escuela: Kids, from the Classroom to the Playground3 - Saints and Sinners: Spirituality and Superstition in Cuba4 - La Panchanga: Music and Dancing and Drinking5 - Friends and Enemies6 - Money, Politics.

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THURSDAY, FEBRUARY 7: HAVANA Drive to Cuba’s leading art school, the Instituto Superior. de Arte (ISA), where we will have the opportunity to interact with professors and students and view their.

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