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Guiding children through Mexico's rich and varied landscape, performer Leah Vandenberg visits vast deserts, tropical jungles, glistening beaches, majestic mountains, and dense cityscapes. Along the way, the sprightly Aussie television actress introduces La Republica's people and traditions. From the spectacular Aztec pyramids of antiquity to the sprawling bustle of modern-day Mexico City, young listeners will learn about the history of the world's 14th largest nation. Vandenberg presents a frank assessment of the country's struggles with poverty, wealth inequality, overcrowding, and pollution, while nevertheless finding cause for optimism in Mexico's economic growth in the new millennium. Fetchingly upbeat and well-paced throughout the proceedings, Vandenberg offers a colorful cultural survey sure to capture the intellects and imaginations of young audiences.

Publisher's Summary

Learn about the geography and history of Mexico with iMindsJNR audio learning series for younger minds. Which country separates the United States of America from Central America? Where, on average, do people eat half a kilo of tortillas every day? And, where is home to the cactus and the Chihuahua? Mexico, of course!Mexico, or the United States of Mexico, is a federation of thirty-one sovereign states. Its land mass is almost three times that of Texas, which it borders. In fact, Mexico is the world’s fourteenth largest nation.

Perfect to engage, entertain and broaden young thinkers.. iMindsJNR brings knowledge to your MP3 with 5 minute information segments for growing minds.

Make your MP3 smarter with iMindsJNR MindTracks, intersperse with music and enjoy learning a little about a lot.. knowledge to help shape young minds.

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"I'm learning all sorts of stuff about stuff I didn't even know I didn't know. And it sticks. In a nutshell: wonderful." (Jonathon Margolis, Financial Times)

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