The Mesopotamians

From the Set Ancient Civilizations

This book introduces readers to the famous setting where human civilization began. Dive into a few empires that called Mesopotamia their home and learn about their history and accomplishments. The geography, religion, and lasting impact Mesopotamia had on the world is explored in easy-to-read text and colorful photos. Sidebars, maps, more facts, and QR codes are included in this title. DiscoverRoo is an imprint of Pop!, a division of ABDO.

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$32.79 $22.95
Interest Level Grade 2 - Grade 5
Reading Level Grade 3
Dewey Number 972.01
ATOS Reading Level
Guided Reading Level
Language English
Publisher Abdo Publishing
Format Reinforced book
ISBN 9781098243296
Copyright 2023
Number of Pages 32
Dimensions 6.25 x 9
Graphics Full-color illustrations, Historical photographs

SLJ Review of Ancient Civilizations

The glamor and mystery of ancient kingdoms from around the world are described in these titles. Readers can learn about the Epic of Gilgamesh or Chinese mythology, as well as emperors, dynasties, and the extent of the territories they ruled. Most pages contain an illustration or sidebar to break up the text and provide extra details on the Colosseum or Aztec ball games. Each book also includes QR codes to access videos, online articles and essays, and activities such as puzzles and coloring pages. These resources can also be accessed through a provided URL. Questions help readers make connections between the text and themselves, other texts, and the world. VERDICT A helpful introduction for intermediate grades, and the online extras make it especially appealing to students.