The Taj Mahal

Karen Gibson (author)

Publisher: Purple Toad Publishing ISBN: 9781624692116

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Description

It started with a promise, but was fueled by a passion for building. Shah Jahan, Mughal emperor of India in the seventeenth century, promised to build the most magnificent tomb for his dying wife, Mumtaz Mahal. Every measurement and material had deep meaning. All contributed to the perfection of the Taj Mahal. The 42-acre complex was a vision of harmony that reflected Mughal culture and the importance placed on respect for the dead. Almost 400 years later, the Taj Mahal of India remains one of the most beautiful tombs on Earth.

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Fountas Pinnell Guided Reading
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History People & Places
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Ages 6-8 Ages 9-12
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3rd Grade 4th Grade 5th Grade 6th Grade
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Social Studies
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English (US)
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Non-Fiction
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