Senegal (Enchantment of the World) (Enchantment of the World. Second Series) (Hardcover)
Senegal is the westernmost city on the African mainland.Jutting westward into the Atlantic Ocean, Senegal is continental Africa's westernmost country. Readers will cross the dry desert sands of the Sahara, walk the streets of Dakar, and make their way through dense tropical rainforests as they explore this amazing country and learn about its history, government, and economy. They will also learn about life in Senegal, from what the average school day is like to which kinds of foods are likely to be served at dinner. Features include maps and photos; sidebars that highlight individuals, places and events; fun facts and statistics; a timeline; economic information; flags and more.
Ruth Bjorklund graduated from the University of Washington with a master’s degree in library and information science. She has written numerous books for young people on a variety of topics, including American history, country studies, biography, wildlife, alternative energy, and the environment. Bjorklund lives with her husband and daughter on Bainbridge Island, a short ferry ride away from Seattle, Washington.