CultureGrams is a database which would be of interest to a wide range of patrons-from a high school student who has to do a country report to the family going on a vacation to a remote island off the coast of Africa. Culturegrams helps take each culture and country on its own terms and appreciate it for the gifts it brings to the world table. It is fairly comprehensive as it contains information on 175 countries and 50 US states. One can find out about the religions, arts, traditions and languages of the different countries and cultures. Major features also include information about famous people, a photo gallery and also a recipe collection.