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Book details
  • Genre:FICTION
  • SubGenre:Action & Adventure
  • Language:English
  • Series title:Ancient Mysteries
  • Series Number:3
  • Pages:100
  • Format:Paperback
  • Paperback ISBN:9781098317355

Mysteries of the Ancient Pyramids

by Linda Sohner

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Overview
This book is the third in a series for middle readers that explores ancient sites and cultures. The stories follow the adventures of two best friends, Caroline and Polly. The girls, and Polly's little brother, have the opportunity to visit sacred sites with Caroline's father and his colleagues from the University of Arizona. In this novel, they travel to Mexico to the ancient city of Palenque to explore an archaeological project where they learn about the Mayan culture, language and history. The visitors fall in love with the beauty of the surrounding rain forest. But Caroline and Polly venture too far into the jungle while following a beautiful Mayan bird and get lost during a storm. They spend the night in a small cave where they find a previously unknown ancient burial that could be the most important historical discovery of the decade.
Description
This book is the third in a series for middle readers that explores ancient sites and cultures. The stories follow the adventures of two best friends, Caroline and Polly. The girls, and Polly's little brother, have the opportunity to visit sacred sites with Caroline's father and his colleagues from the University of Arizona. In this novel, they travel to Mexico to the ancient city of Palenque to explore an archaeological project where they learn about the Mayan culture, language and history. They visit the Palenque museum where they learn all about Pakal, the greatest Mayan King. The visitors fall in love with the beauty of the surrounding rain forest. But Caroline and Polly venture too far into the jungle while following a beautiful Mayan bird and get lost during a storm. They spend the night in a small cave where they find a previously unknown ancient burial that could be the most important historical discovery of the decade. The visitors begin and end their Mayan adventure in the city of San Cristobal where Mayan vendors offer beautiful textiles, jewelry and crafts to satisfy the girls' shopping desires.
About the author
Linda Sohner shares her fascination with ancient worlds through engaging stories for children. She lives in Columbus, Ohio.
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