Welcome to Jamaica, the cultural crossroads of the Caribbean. Venture into the heartland of Jamaica, and discover a verdant wonderland of tropical fauna and flora. Get in the groove of reggae, the rocksteady rhythm that conquered the music world. Retrace the island’s storied history of slave-trading, piracy, British Rule, and independence.
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About the Author
Dr Jen Green worked in publishing for 15 years and is now a full-time writer who has written over 200 books for children, on geography, the environment, history, natural history, and other subjects. Her Heinemann-Raintree title on Sustaining Our Natural Resources was selected in 2011 for the Junior Library Guild's SLJ Curriculum Levels program.