Digging Up the Past

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Digging Up the Past highlights well-known archaeological discoveries with amazing facts about what was found. Each book digs into what these finds tell us about human history and how we have come to understand it. With clear text and well-chosen images, readers will explore how the historical record informed the archaeological investigation. They will discover the story of the dig, including its leaders, techniques, tools, and findings. And, they will learn how the discoveries shed new light on our understanding of the past.

Aligned to Common Core standards and correlated to state standards.

Essential Library is an imprint of Abdo Publishing, a division of ABDO.

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Digging Up the Past (8 titles)
Chaco Canyon
Emperor Qin's Terra-Cotta Army
King Tut's Tomb
Machu Picchu 7.7
Ötzi the Iceman
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Interest Level Grade 6 - Grade 12
Reading Level Grade 8
BISACS JNF051170, JNF025020
Genre Nonfiction
Subject History, Science & Technology
Copyright 2015
Division Abdo Publishing
Imprint Essential Library
Language English
Number of Pages 112
Season 2014-08-01
ISBN 9781624032301, 9781629685069
Title Format Reinforced Library Bound Hardcovers, Anywhere eBooks
Dewey 910-985
Graphics Full-color illustrations, 1-color illustrations
Dimensions 9.75 x 8.5
Features Reviewed
Online Resources FREE! Booklinks Nonfiction Network

Digging Up the Past - Horn Book Guide

Archaeological sites and finds are explored in this series, which touches on scientific, cultural, legal, and political implications of the discoveries, research, and preservation. Sidebars expand the thorough main text, while ample photographs of excavations and artifacts will spur the curiosity of readers with interest in ancient civilizations or archaeology. Solid bases for further study.