2 What genre is “My Library is a Camel?” “My Library is a Camel” is informational text. It gives facts and information about a topic.
3 What does the word “nomadic” mean? Nomadic means moving from place to place. People who are nomadic do not live in the same place very long. People in Mongolia live nomadic lifestyles, and this makes it difficult to getthem books.
4 Why do camels in Kenya travel in caravans? They use caravans of camels in Kenya to deliver books because the roads are impassable.
5 How are books delivered to Canada’s northwest regions? They use a “Borrower by Mail” program to deliver books to children in Canada’s northwest regions. The children order books, and theyare delivered bymail.
6 What animal is used to deliver books across the mountains of Thailand? Elephants are used to get books across the mountains of Thailand.
7 What is the main problem Canada has with delivering books to all of the regions? Canada’s main problem is that the country is so huge, and there are many isolated villages.
8 How are books delivered to the children who live on the rocky island communities of Finland? Boats are used to get books to the people who live on the island communitiesof Finland.
9 What was the solution to help the homeless children in Bangkok? In Bangkok, they turned old train cars into libraries and classrooms to give the homeless childrena safe place toread and learn.
10 Why are camels a great way to get books to children in isolated areas? Camels are a great way to get books to isolated areas because they can travel long distances carrying heavyloads, and needvery little water.