South America Bibliography

Batten, Mary. Anthropologist Scientist of the People. Houghton Mifflin Company, 2001.

Dorros, Arthur. Tonight Is Carnival. Dutton Children's Books, 1991.

This book tells a little bit about what life is like for many people in the high Andes Mountains.

Geography Department. Peru...In Pictures. Lerner Publications Company, 1987.

Photos and brief text introduce the geography, history, culture, and people of the fourth largest Latin American country.

Melville, Herman. Catskill Eagle. Philomel Books, 1991.

Melville's classic story of an eagle that dwells in the Catskill Mountains.

Pitcher, Caroline. Mariana and the Merchild: A Folktale from Chile. Illustrated by 

Jackie Morris. Eerdmans Books for Young Children, London, 2000.

Siy, Alexandra. The Waorani: People of the Equadon Rain Forest. Dillon Press, 1993.

Describes the culture and plight of the Waorani whose environment and way of life are threatened by the encroachment of the industrial world.

Suarez-Rivas, Maite (ed.). An Illustrated Treasury of Latino Read-Aloud Stories. Black Dog & Leventhal Publishers, Inc., 2004.

Vecchiato, Gianni (photo). Guatemala Rainbow. Pomegranate Artbooks, 1989.

Exquisite photos of the Mayan Cultures. 

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