Describes the everyday life of the Aztecs, covering such topics as food and clothing, religion, criminal justice, art and music, and language.
Offers young readers a look at the origins of the tombs, temples, statuary, and other ancient creations known as the "Seven Wonders of the World" and what became of them.
People have been decorating their bodies for thousands of years. Get the facts about tattoos, body piercing, and more. Then read "Death by Arsenic," a story about what happens when you start believing the ads.
Recounts the history of the Mayas and describes their cities, government, religion, families, festivals, and mathematics, as well as everyday life.
In 1100 A.D., the Incas ruled a vast empire that stretched from southern Columbia to central Chile. This book explores the fascinating and dramatic history of the Inca civilization.
This book is about the history, culture, people, and community life of the Aztec civilization focusing on the history of the Americas from ancient history to c 500 CE.
Looks at the history of pirates, covering such topics as the pirate code of conduct, life on board a pirate ship, and famous pirates throughout history.
Describes the first explorers and their expeditions to uncharted lands, discussing their motivations and accomplishments.
After the Revolutionary War, George Washington had a vision of a school to train soldiers. The book describes the military academy at West Point and the people who attended it.
Highlights the major events in the history of the Old West and profiles some of the people who settled that area.
Briefly describes life in United States at the beginning of the twentieth century, including immigration, the labor movement, America's role in World War I and world affairs, and the Roaring Twenties.
Examines the history of ancient Egypt and the many different aspects of ancient Egyptian society, including religion, technology, the pyramids, and home life.
Why don't we know more about this mysterious ancient culture? This book provides information about the history and culture of the Maya and the impact of the Spanish conquest.
A short introduction to Inca civilization and history.
The ancient city of Rome grew into a vast empire. Learn how the ancient Romans lived and how they influence us today.
Readers experience some of the rich culture of ancient Egypt from the pyramids to King Tut to Cleopatra. Describes what ancient Egypt was like and several legends that have been passed down over time.
This book explains how the caves were formed, and what creatures can be found in the caverns.
This book discusses the climate, geography, animals, and culture of India.
Mary Young Pickersgill sewed the Star-Spangled Banner, which later inspired Francis Scott Key to write the song that became the country's national anthem.
This book discusses the climate, geography, animals, and culture of Japan.
This book looks at the geography, history, resources, and people of the United Kingdom.
This book looks at the geography, history, resources, and people of the Northeast region of the United States.
This book looks at the geography, history, resources, and people of the Southeast region of the United States.
This book discusses life in ancient Egypt.
The fictional chapters of this book tell the story of Luke Fletcher and his family as they make their journey along the Oregon Trail. The book's nonfiction chapters detail the realities of life on the Oregon Trail.