Micronations

Micronations

Invent your Own Country and Culture With 25 Projects

Book - 2014
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Baker & Taylor
Takes readers through the process of creating imaginary realms with their own laws, history, culture, and currency, explaining how to create authentic-looking artifacts while inventing unique languages, food, holidays, and clothing.

Perseus Publishing
For anyone who's ever dreamed of ruling over their own empire, here's your chance! Micronations are imaginary countries that have a lot of the same things as real ones: laws, customs, history, and their own flags, coins, and postage stamps. Micronations: Invent Your Own Country and Culture takes readers step-by-step to create their own unique realm, using examples from real nations, micronations, and fictional lands. What makes a country a country? What symbols and systems define a country and help it function? Learn about geography and government, technology and the environment, art and culture, and the literary device of "world-building" used in works like The Hobbit and Harry Potter.

Kids get to invent their own language, music, games, clothing, food, and holidays to fit their micronation's tradition. Whether they create a land of time travel where every city exists in a different epoch or an underwater monarchy whose chief export is fish, Micronations: Invent Your Own Country and Culture will engage kids' imagination and teach make-believe rulers how the real world works.

This title meets Common Core State Standards for literacy in language arts, history and social studies; Guided Reading Levels and Lexile measurements indicate grade level and text complexity.


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& Taylor

A GeekMom senior editor for Wired.com takes readers step-by-step through the process of creating imaginary realms with their own laws, history, culture and currency, explaining how to create authentic-looking artifacts while inventing unique languages, clothing and more. Simultaneous.

Publisher: White River Junction, VT : Nomad Press, c2014
ISBN: 9781619302228
1619302225
9781619302181
1619302187
Branch Call Number: 306.2 C323m 2014 CHILD
Characteristics: 124 p. : ill., maps ; 27 cm

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