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The Ancient Maya (A True Book)

3.83  ·  Rating details ·  23 Ratings  ·  3 Reviews
- Clean new design for easy readability and comprehension
- Updated text presented in a lively, continuous narrative
- New center-spread "sidebar" feature presenting material in a fun, creative way
- Excellent age-appropriate introduction to curriculum-relevant subjects
- "Important Words" glossary clarifies subject-specific vocabulary
- "Resources" section encourages independe
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Paperback, 48 pages
Published March 1st 2010 by Scholastic (first published September 1st 2009)
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Mia Kim
Sep 25, 2016 rated it really liked it
"The Ancient Maya" is a great book that tells you about the customs, traditions, and religion of the ancient Maya. It teaches you many facts about the hieroglyphics and the ruins of the city. This book really teaches you a lot about the city like the pretty headdresses they wear and the Mayan ball game they play. This book is cool because you can explore some of these things at museums here in the United States. In this book there are a lot of great features including maps of ancient Maya and ev ...more
Sarah
Mar 22, 2017 rated it really liked it
Shelves: ancient-history
This is a really excellent book for younger kids. The text is larger and the wording more at their level. There are a lot of great photographs and I felt it covered the culture really well.
Beth
Jan 26, 2013 rated it it was ok  ·  review of another edition
Shelves: kids, 2013
Before I read this book I knew roughly three things about the Maya. After reading this book, I know the same three things. Okay, I know this is a book for children, and I bought it to read to my kids before we travel to Mexico, but I was hoping to gain some more info. My husband purchased a 600 page book that I just don't think I am going to get to before our trip.
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