Where is the Congo?

Book
Published 2020
Item Details
Summary:

"Running through six countries in the middle of Africa, the Congo Basin contains some of the largest tropical rainforests in the world. Dealing with present-day issues of climate change, it is home to bonobo apes, mountain gorillas, forest elephants, and more. With details about the exploration (and exploitation) by the European colonialists and the aftermath of their arrival in the Congo, this book will give readers a better understanding of the second largest rainforest in the world." -- Provided by publisher.

ISBN:
9780593093221
Description:
pages cm.
Target Audience Note:
Ages 8-12 Penguin Workshop
Notes:
Includes bibliographical references.
Contents:
Where Is the Congo?
The Heart of Africa
Kingdom of the Kongo
Stanley's Fame
The King Wants Cake
Slave Labor
Speaking Truth to the King
One Country, Many Names
Jungle Life
Saving the Congo
Timelines
Bibliography.
LCCN:
2019054569
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