The Mysteries of the Amazon Rain Forest

What was the legendary city of El Dorado? What was the Marajó culture of the Amazon? Who were the major explorers of the Amazon Basin? With The Mysteries of the Amazon Rain Forest, kids can explore questions and mysteries that have puzzled scholars and experts about the Amazon Rain Forest. The volume examines evidence for large, pre-Columbian urban areas in the Amazon and why such urban centers went undiscovered for so long.


Explore fascinating mysteries and secrets of history and folklore from countries and cultures around the world. Designed for students was a 6th to 8th grade primary reading level, World Book's Enigmas of History 2 presents the most recent findings and theories of scientists, archaeologists, historians, and folklorists concerning questions that have puzzled experts for hundreds, sometimes thousands, of years. In each nonfiction book in the series, kids will find maps, diagrams, timelines, and glossaries to aid their in-depth understanding of the topic.

ISBN: 978-0-7166-2671-8
Pages: 49
Price: $24.95
    • Clean, captivating layout designed for easy navigation and visual interest
    • Wealth of maps, diagrams, timelines and glossaries contributes to in-depth learning
    • Well-written and easy to understand text

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