Every new and groundbreaking archaeological discovery refines our understanding of human history. This title examines the exploration and study of Machu Picchu. The book explores the lives of the site's builders, traces its discovery and scientific investigation, and discusses future study and conservation efforts. Well-placed sidebars, vivid photos, helpful maps, and a glossary enhance readers' understanding of the topic. Additional features include a table of contents, a selected bibliography, source notes, and an index, plus a timeline and essential facts.
Aligned to Common Core standards and correlated to state standards.
Essential Library is an imprint of Abdo Publishing, a division of ABDO.
|Interest Level||Grade 6 - Grade 12|
|Reading Level||Grade 8|
|BISACS||JNF051170, JNF052010, JNF025260|
|Subject||History, Science & Technology|
|Title Format||Reinforced Library Bound Hardcovers, Anywhere eBooks|
|Graphics||Full-color illustrations, 1-color illustrations|
|ATOS Reading Level||7.7|
|ATOS Interest Level||MG|
|Accelerated Reader® Quiz||171096|
|Accelerated Reader® Points||2.0|
|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.