Where Is the Congo? (Where Is?)

by Megan Stine (Author) Dede Putra (Illustrator)

Reading Level: 4th – 5th Grade
Series: Where Is?

Discover what lives and grows in the Congo Basin in Central Africa, one of the planet's most remarkable regions.

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.

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Megan Stine
Megan Stine has written several books for young readers, including Where Is the White House?, What Was the Age of the Dinosaurs?, Who Was Ulysses S. Grant?, Who Is Michelle Obama?, and Who Was Sally Ride? She lives in Clinton, Connecticut.
Classification
Non-fiction
ISBN-13
9780593093221
Lexile Measure
N/A
Guided Reading Level
N/A
Publisher
Penguin Workshop
Publication date
May 20, 2020
Series
Where Is?
BISAC categories
JNF037040 - Juvenile Nonfiction | Science & Nature | Trees & Forests
JNF051180 - Juvenile Nonfiction | Science & Nature | Earth Sciences - Geography
JNF038010 - Juvenile Nonfiction | People & Places | Africa
Library of Congress categories
History
Congo (Democratic Republic)
Discovery and exploration
Congo River

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