Do you know where the largest lake in South America is? Venezuela. Readers will be captivated by this vibrant book about the cultural traditions, festivals, music, art, dance, and cuisine of Venezuela. The culture of Venezuela is as multi-faceted as the people living there. The thorough text analyzes how its diverse landscape, with the tallest waterfall in the world, resources like oil, which Venezuela has the largest reserve in the world, and history have shaped the cultural identity of its people. The high-interest subject matter and accessible language help clarify advanced social studies concepts. Stunning photographs enhance each chapter.