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Ancient Africa

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In this unique series, poems and original full-color illustrations bring ancient civilizations to life. Each book in Modern Rhymes About Ancient Times focuses on the history, people, myths, food, and daily life of a different ancient culture. Read about African cities, Egyptian queens, Greek architecture, and Roman gladiators.
Paperback, 48 pages
Published March 1st 2002 by Children's Press(CT) (first published September 2001)
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Kristyan Williams
This book would be most suitable for use with younger children because it contains very little factual depth. However, I thoroughly enjoyed the poems, and think they would work well as a way to help kids remember information about the various kingdoms, heroes, and tribes of ancient Africa. My favorites are the two poems about the Maasai peoples and the Mali kingdom; these and many of the other subjects in the book are very rarely introduced or learned about in elementary schools.
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