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Written by Christina Leaf


ISBN: 978-0-531-24638-2

List Price: $26.00

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The city in the clouds, Machu Picchu, has an air of mystery surrounding it. Historians know the site belonged to the Inca Empire, but they do not know much else. In this book, reluctant readers will explore possible reasons why Machu Picchu was first built and, in time, abandoned.
Item #: 664942
Imprint: Children's Press
Copyright: 2018
Format: Reinforced Library Binding
Trim Size: 6 1/2 x 9
Pages: 24
Grades: 3 - 7
Ages: 8 - 12
Dewey #: 985
  • Second-person narrative openings transport readers to abandoned places
  • Fun fact sidebars add bonus information of extremely high interest
  • United States and world maps point out the locations of the abandoned places
  • Timelines break down the peak periods of the places
  • Open endings for places with mysterious abandonment let readers form their own conclusions
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