Digging Up the Past
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.
- Spring 2020
- Fall 2019
|Interest Level||Grade 6 - Grade 12|
|Reading Level||Grade 8|
|Subject||History, Science & Technology|
|Number of Pages||112|
|Title Format||Reinforced Library Bound Hardcovers, Anywhere eBooks|
|Graphics||Full-color illustrations, 1-color illustrations|
|Dimensions||9.75 x 8.5|
|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.