Troubled Treasures: World Heritage Sites
From swimming among the colorful corals of the Great Barrier Reef to visiting the majestic Taj Mahal or mysterious Stonehenge, our planet is full of wondrous sites to behold! Thanks to the United Nations, these and other destinations are protected as World Heritage sites. In the Troubled Treasures series, readers will discover how these extraordinary places are threatened and how they are being conserved. As students tour the planet, they'll explore the histories, mysteries, and marvels of these special treasures. Full-color photographs, informative maps, and engaging text make this journey a world-class adventure!