Cultures of the World (Third Edition) ®
Reading Level: 5
Interest Level: 5-8
Honduras is a developing country plagued by political unrest and wealth disparity, with a rich and tumultuous history. Most of the population lives in the mountains, where they maintain a more isolated lifestyle than in other Central American countries. Due to its tropical climate and varying geography, Honduras has a high level of biodiversity, in both plants and animals alike, allowing the nation to be a major exporter of fruit and the second-largest exporter of coffee in Central America. Readers will be able to explore this complex nation in this informative text through engaging sidebars, interesting facts, and vibrant photographs.