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344 Results
Exploring the Bismarck —Ballard, Robert D.

Recreates the sea battle that sank the German battleship Bismarck in World War II and recounts how the shipwreck was discovered in 1989.

Wonders of our world —Brown, Carron, author.

Explore natural and man-made wonders from ancient cities to modern volcanoes.

Egyptology : search for the tomb of Osiris, being the journal of Miss Emily Sands, November 1926-

Purports to be the journal of Emily Sands during her travels in Egypt in 1926 to find the lost tomb of Osiris. Based on real Egyptology, each chapter covers a different place in Egypt.

What was : Where is Chichen Itza?

"Although it's known more as an important tourist attraction today, the city of Chichen Itza was a powerful religious, political, scientific, and artistic center of the Maya people. Readers will learn about how Chichen I...

Sharuko : el arqueólogo Peruano Julio C. Tello —Brown, Monica, 1969- author.

"A picture biography of Julio C. Tello, considered to be the founder of modern Peruvian archaeology, that traces his life from an early interest in Peru's ancient cultures to his rise as the most distinguished Indigenous...

Bible lands —Tubb, Jonathan N.

Photographs and text document life in Biblical times, surveying the clothing, food, and civilizations of a wide variety of cultures, including the Israelites, Babylonians, Persians, and Romans.

Nature : early learning at the museum.

Discover amazing objects and simple first words in this brilliant nature book for curious little ones.

Uluru : Australia's Aboriginal heart —Arnold, Caroline.

Describes Uluru, formerly known as Ayers Rock, in Australia's Uluru-Kata Tjuta National Park, its plant and animal life, and the country's Aboriginal people for whom the site is sacred.

Wonders of the world : natural and man-made majesties —Dumont-Le Cornec, Élisabeth.

Picture book of 71 of the the world's most fantastic places, fashioned by man or by nature, from the Grand Canyon to the Taj Mahal.

Dirty rotten Vikings : three centuries of longships, looting, and bad behavior —Sertori, J. M., author.

Who was vicious, who was vile and who was just very, very bad - or just mad? Discover what the Vikings were really like and what they got up to, and learn whether they really were that rotten. These colourful books are p...

The mysterious ancient Maya —Owens, L. L.

Ancient Mayan civilization is one of the greatest in history. It is also one of the most mysterious. Modern archaeologists have studied Mayan ruins and discovered important artifacts that have helped put together pieces ...

Lost temple of the Aztecs : what it was like when the Spaniards invaded Mexico —Tanaka, Shelley.

Uses the discovery of the temple in Mexico City, that was the Aztec city of Tenochtitlan, to introduce the story of the Spanish conquest of Moctezuma and his empire in the sixteenth century.

The secrets of Tutankhamun : Egypt's boy king and his incredible tomb —Cleveland-Peck, Patricia, author.

Presents the short reign of the boy pharaoh; describes how his body and his tomb were prepared for the afterlife; and discusses the discovery of the tomb in 1922, its ten-year excavation, and some of the most famous arti...

Before Canada : First Nations and first contacts : prehistory-1523 —Nelson, Sheila.

Examines the geology and geography of Canada and the cultures of First Nations people living in Canada before European exploration.

Archaeology for kids : uncovering the mysteries of our past : 25 activities —Panchyk, Richard.

Twenty five activities support an overview of the science of archaeology as well as some of the secrets it has revealed from ancient civilizations throughout the world.

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