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Unravel the mysteries of the crypt with these haunting stories! Fascinate readers with information on how mummies have been preserved, found, and studied. Dramatic photographs of mummies hidden for centuries will engross even your most reluctant readers!
Describes King Tut's tomb, including the treasures found there, King Tut's mummy, and what scientists have learned from the tomb's discovery.
Describes the Valley of the Kings, the tombs and mummies found there, and what scientists have learned from the valley's discoveries.
"Learn about mummy-making businesses, freezing bodies, Communist mummies, pyramids of Egypt, and Inca beliefs, sacrifices, and rituals, with an easily read text and fascinating illustrations. Edge Facts will capture the interest of upper elementary and middle grade readers. The cost of cryonics, the modern way to make mummies with liquid nitrogen, and examples of freezing people or pets might raise concerns for some adults, but will likely intrigue young readers. Natural conditions that can create mummies and various ways and reason for mummies are presented in a high interest format. The description of the Valley of the Kings will provide support to history or geography classes or projects. Cartoon character Fact Hound will fetch the best Web sites with a special code in each book, using the www.facthound.com site. Links followed were easy to use with information for parents and teaching guides with study questions and Web resources for teachers. A glossary, index, clear table of contents, particular learning points, Internet addresses, and brief Read More sections create extremely useful and interesting books for research or nonfiction reading. Accelerated Reader quizzes make these welcome additions for collections utilizing that program. Recommended." - Library Media Connection
October 1, 2005
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