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Multcolib Homework Center Picks: The Aztec, Inca and Maya

Aztec, Inca & Maya
Aztec, Inca & Maya By Baquedano, Elizabeth (Book - 2005 ) j 972.018 B222a 2005 Available in some locations

Annotation:Chronicles the history, beliefs, and everyday lives of the ancient Aztec, Inca, and Maya peoples.

Before Columbus
Before Columbus The Americas of 1491 By Mann, Charles C. (Book - 2009 ) j 970.011 M281b 2009 Available in some locations

Annotation:A companion book to Mann's groundbreaking bestseller "1491: New Revelations of the Americas Before Columbus," this is a fascinating, full-color journey that presents the Americas as young readers have never seen them before.

Cities of Blood
Cities of Blood By Ackroyd, Peter (Book - 2004 ) j 972.018 A182c 2004 Available in some locations

Annotation:Cities of Blood takes readers inside the amazing traditions and gory rituals of the Olmecs, Mayas, and Aztecs of pre-Columbian civilization.

Seven Wonders of Ancient Central and South America
Seven Wonders of Ancient Central and South America By Woods, Michael (Book - 2009 ) j 980 W896s 2009 Available in some locations

Annotation:Explores seven wonders of ancient Central and South America, including Machu Picchu and Tikal.

South and Meso-American Mythology A to Z
South and Meso-American Mythology A to Z By Bingham, Ann (Book - 2010 ) j 299.8113 B6132s 2010 Available in some locations

Annotation:Mythology A to Z is a comprehensive reference to the deities, legendary heroes and heroines, objects, animals, and places that make up the mythic lore of the peoples of Meso-America and South America. Learn how these peoples explained Earth's creation and which themes were common throughout the region.

Aztecs
Aztecs Dress, Eat, Write, and Play Just Like the Aztecs By Macdonald, Fiona (Book - 2007 ) j 972.018 M135a 2007 Available in some locations

Annotation:Get hands-on with history in this exciting series! Each book is not only packed with fascinating facts, but every page has an activity: make a terracotta soldier, put on a shadow puppet play or wear a war helmet.

Hidden World of the Aztec
Hidden World of the Aztec By Lourie, Peter (Book - 2006 ) j 972.018 L892h 2006 Available in some locations

Annotation:A unique look at the Aztecs and the archaeologists who are determined to unearth their secrets.

Montezuma and the Fall of the Aztecs
Montezuma and the Fall of the Aztecs By Kimmel, Eric A. (Book - 2000 ) j 972.018 K49m 2000 Available in some locations

Annotation:Traces the life of the last emperor to rule the Aztec empire in Central America before it was conquered by the Spaniards.

National Geographic Investigates Ancient Aztec
National Geographic Investigates Ancient Aztec Archaeology Unlocks the Secrets of Mexico's Past By Cooke, Tim (Book - 2007 ) j 972.018 C773n 2007 Available in some locations

Annotation:Describes the work of archaeologists who have uncovered the artifacts of ancient Aztecs of Mexico.

Civilizations of Peru Before 1535
Civilizations of Peru Before 1535 By Martell, Hazel (Book - 1999 ) j 985 M376c 1999 Available in some locations

Annotation:An examination of several of the more important ancient civilizations of Peru with particular focus on the Incas and with attention drawn also to the effects of the Spanish conquests.

Lost Treasure of the Inca
Lost Treasure of the Inca By Lourie, Peter (Book - 1999 ) j 986.6 L892L 1999 Available in some locations

Annotation:Chronicle of an expedition into the Llanganati Mountains of Ecuador in search of 750 tons of worked gold, which the Incas hid from the Spanish conquistadors after Pizarro executed the Sun King, Atahualpa.

National Geographic Investigates Ancient Inca
National Geographic Investigates Ancient Inca Archaeology Unlocks the Secrets of the Inca's Past By Gruber, Beth (Book - 2007 ) j 985.01 G885n 2007 Available in some locations

Annotation:The ruins and tombs high in the Andes Mountains of Peru yield valuable clues to lives of the Ancient Incas. In 1995, the Inca Ice Maiden is recovered, one of four human sacrifices found on Ampato. These mummies provide scientists with perfectly preserved "time capsules"--packed with clues to Inca civilization during the 1400s.

You Wouldn't Want to Be An Inca Mummy!
You Wouldn't Want to Be An Inca Mummy! A One-way Journey You'd Rather Not Make By Hynson, Colin (Book - 2008 ) j 985.019 H997y 2008 Available in some locations

Annotation:Step into the shoes of an Incan king and learn about the culture and religion of the Incan people, who lived in South America.

National Geographic Investigates Ancient Maya
National Geographic Investigates Ancient Maya Archaeology Unlocks the Secrets to the Maya's Past By Harris, Nathaniel, 1937- (Book - 2007 ) j 972.801 H315n 2007 Available in some locations

Annotation:As Europe endured its Dark Ages, the Maya mapped the heavens and mastered mathematics. They constructed vast cities in jungle landscapes, leaving legacies in stone at places like Palenque and Uxmal. In overgrown sites, archaeologists now piece together this civilization with the aid of satellite technology.

Secrets in Stone
Secrets in Stone All About Maya Hieroglyphs By Coulter, Laurie (Book - 2001 ) j 497.415 C855s 2001 Available in some locations

Annotation:Explains how these hieroglyphs, once thought indecipherable, were deciphered about 40 years ago, and what the hieroglyphs mean.

Tikal
Tikal By Mann, Elizabeth (Book - 2002 ) j 972.812 M281t 2002 Available in some locations

Annotation:A history of the Maya Indians in the city of Tikal, founded in 800 B.C.

You Wouldn't Want to Be A Mayan Soothsayer!
You Wouldn't Want to Be A Mayan Soothsayer! Fortunes You'd Rather Not Tell By Matthews, Rupert (Book - 2008 ) j 972.81 M441y 2008 Available in some locations

Annotation:Step into the shoes of a Mayan soothsayer's son and learn about the Mayan culture and religion of ancient Mexico and Central America.

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Discover the people, cultures, and places of the ancient civilizations of the Aztec, Inca and Maya.


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