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The World's Most Amazing Lost Cities
This title covers these subjects: Ancient civilization., Extinct cities., Archaeology., Antiquities.
The World's Most Amazing Lost Cities
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The World's Most Amazing Lost Cities

Which explorer discovered Machu Pichu? What really happened to Angkor? Does the lost city of Z really exist? To find out the answers to these questions and more, open this book and go on an exploration of the world's most amazing landmarks!

 
Dewey930
GenreInformational
  
Reading LevelGrades 3-5
Interest LevelGrades 3-5
GRLS
Lexile LevelNC840L
ATOS Level5.1
AR Points0.5
AR Quiz #144588
  
Text TypeInformational Text
  
ISBN978-1-4109-4239-5
PublisherHeinemann-Raintree
BrandRaintree Perspectives
Copyright2012
  
Page Dimensions0.302657" x 0.408465"
Page Count32
LanguagesEnglish
BindingReinforced Library Binding
Hardcover
List Price: $31.32 School/Library Price
$23.49
 


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Booklist - Courtney Jones

"Weil’s entry in the Landmark Top Ten series explores the mysteries of long-abandoned worlds. Touching on famous ruins, some real (Machu Picchu) and some the stuff of legend (Atlantis), this title also exposes readers to some lesser-known places, such as the incredibly photogenic rock-cliff city of Petra. Some U.S. students may be surprised to learn about sites close to home, including one in New Mexico. Weil uses each locale as a launching point to discuss the culture of known peoples and dig into the world of archaeology. For instance, in the section about Ubar, a lost Arabian city, students learn vocabulary words like radar and frankincense. No doubt the thrill of armchair discovery awaits young explorers bent on finding the road to El Dorado. Color photos and artists’ renderings bring each location close, and an index and glossary conclude. – Courtney Jones Booklist 10/1/2011" - Booklist

October 1, 2011

 
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