If you need to do a report about one of the countries of the world or just want to learn about what life is like somewhere else, the websites and books on this page will help you get started. You will be able to find maps, flags, national anthems, food, clothing, games and more. To find library books about a particular country, use the online catalog for kids. Type the name of the country in the search box and click “search.”
There are also country books about themes like “games” or “festivals” that will have information about individual countries. In books like these, individual countries will have a chapter or a section. Or, you might have to look up a country’s name in the index at the back of the book to find out which page to go to.
Websites, Activities & Printables:
- CIA World Factbook
- CIA World Factbook: Flags of the World
- US Department of State: Country Background Notes
- BBC News: Country Profiles
- Library of Congress Country Studies
- The Children’s Museum of Indianapolis: Country Artifacts
- Atlapedia Online
- IndyPL Kids’ Blog: Christmas Around the World
- IndyPL KIds’ Blog: Friends Around the World
- IndyPL Kids’ Blog: Tales & Stories Around the World
CultureGrams Kids Edition is a database you can use in any IndyPL Library Branch or at home. Login using your IndyPL library card number. Choose a country to find up-to-date information for reports including:
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