China is a land of cultural treasures. The Forbidden City, the Great Wall, and the Terracotta Army are all found within its borders. It’s a country of amazing natural resources, including the mighty river called the Yangtze. It’s also a nation of busy cities, delectable foods, and diverse peoples. Rather than hop on a plane, readers can crack this book open to take a tour of the real China, learning about its history, economy, and geography along the way. Vibrant photographs, surprising statistics, and interesting sidebars and fact boxes make this volume an inviting addition to any social studies collection.