What do you know about: *Chinese New Year? *the Day of the Dead? *the Inuit? *people who live under the ground? What a World: Amazing Stories from Around the Globe, by Milada Broukal, is a three-book series that explores these and many other fascinating topics from around the world and across history. Each unit opens with a question that is answered in the reading and continues with vocabulary, comprehension, discussion, writing, and spelling and punctuation work. Features *Words that Go Together activities highlight collocations -- words that are easier to learn together. *Spelling and Punctuation activities provide basic rules and practice for essential skills. *Self-tests help students and teachers assess progress. See also What a World 2 and What a World 3.