This title takes readers on an incredible journey to the Pyramids of Egypt, some of the world's most extraordinary, yet endangered, Troubled Treasures. Young travel enthusiasts are sure to appreciate the large, colorful photos of these stone giants rising from the desert sands. Interior images will spark their imaginations about the people who built these mysterious structures. Students will get a chance to discover how the pyramids were built and the unique features of each tomb, including the pyramids of Djoser, Snefru, Khufu, Khafre, Menkaure, and Unas. They will also become familiar with UNESCO and why the pyramids were named a World Heritage site. Colorful maps show where in the world Egypt's pyramids are located and give a detailed view of where the pyramids are located. From Giza's famed Sphinx to the Valley of the Kings to today's conservation efforts, the chapter text highlights the history of Egypt's pyramids and their significance to ancient Egyptian culture. Tips for how to be a conscious tourist encourage kids to consider responsible environmental actions in the pyramids and at home. Informative sidebars and fun facts offer additional opportunities for readers to explore the Pyramids of Egypt, while bolded glossary terms, phonetic spellings, and an index make this adventurous volume accessible! Checkerboard Library is an imprint of ABDO Publishing Company.