The Sphinx

Ruth Owen (author)

Publisher: Bearport Publishing ISBN: 9781684020775

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Description

Overlooking the River Nile and guarding the Giza pyramids is one of the world’s oldest and largest statues—the Sphinx. Carved from the bedrock beneath the desert, the half-lion, half-human creature has watched over the desert for thousands of years. But who built the giant statue, and why? After centuries of exploration and investigation, which of the Sphinx’s secrets have been uncovered and which still remain a riddle?

Reading Level
Lexile
940L
Fountas Pinnell Guided Reading
V
ATOS
5.7
DRA
50
Categories
Genre
History People & Places
Interest Age
Ages 6-8 Ages 9-12 Ages 13+
Grade
4th Grade 5th Grade 6th Grade 7th Grade 8th Grade
Subject
Social Studies
Language
English (US)
Fiction/Non-Fiction
Non-Fiction
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