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Yacouba Sawadogo: The Man Who Conquered the Desert
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 2,480. Language: English. Published: July 28, 2017 by LearningIsland.com. Categories: Nonfiction » Children's Books » Biography, Nonfiction » Children's Books » Science & Nature / Environmental Conservation & Protection
Yacouba Sawadogo was the village idiot. That was what everyone in his small province thought. Everyone knew that you broke up the hard ground and planted your crops during the rainy season. Without rain, the crops would never grow. And who planted trees in this arid land at the edge of the Sahara. People didn't need trees, they needed food. Find out how Yacouba made the desert bloom. RL 6.5
14 Fun Facts About the Danube
Series: 15-Minute Books ยท 14 Fun Facts. Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 2,870. Language: English. Published: March 4, 2013 by LearningIsland.com. Categories: Nonfiction » Children's Books » Science & Nature / Environmental Conservation & Protection, Nonfiction » Science & Nature » Ecology & Environment
The Danube is a romantic river. It begins in the Black Forest of Germany, slashes gorges through the mountains and meanders along broad plains. Many castles and palaces have been built along its banks. Many cities have been built, destroyed and rebuilt. A truly international river, it is a source of travel and trade for many European countries. Discover some fun facts about this fascinating river.