Welcome to Iraq - home of the Tigris and Euphrates Rivers, Babylon's blue Gate of Ishtar, a large oil industry, and hundreds of years of cultural history. Informative, easy-to-read text and oversized scenic photos draw in readers as they learn about Iraq's history, government, major cities, land features, natural resources, culture, and more! Maps, a timeline with photos, and fun facts complement the text. The book closes with a facts page including Iraq's population and total area, as well as images of the country's flag and currency. Students will find valuable report information while exploring Iraq! Table of contents, glossary with phonetic spellings, and index included. Aligned to Common Core Standards and correlated to state standards. Big Buddy Books is an imprint of Abdo Publishing, a division of ABDO.