This title takes readers on an incredible journey to Stonehenge, one of the world's most extraordinary, yet endangered, Troubled Treasures. Young travel enthusiasts are sure to appreciate the large, colorful photos of this giant stone circle rising from England's Salisbury Plain. Images let students discover individual elements of the site, such as the Heel Stone, the Slaughter Stone, and the Avenue. Helpful diagrams also show students the stages of Stonehenge's construction and how the famous bluestones were transported to the henge from the Preseli Mountains. Readers will become familiar with UNESCO and why Stonehenge was named a World Heritage site. Colorful maps show where in the world Stonehenge is located and give a detailed view of the official World Heritage area. From researchers' hypotheses of Stonehenge's purpose to today's conservation efforts, the chapter text highlights Stonehenge's history and its significance to ancient British culture. Tips for how to be a conscious tourist encourage kids to consider responsible environmental actions in the stone circle and at home. Informative sidebars and fun facts offer additional opportunities for readers to explore Stonehenge, while bolded glossary terms, phonetic spellings, and an index make this adventurous volume accessible! Checkerboard Library is an imprint of ABDO Publishing Company.

Format Price Qty
Interest Level Grade 3 - Grade 6
Reading Level Grade 4
Dewey 936.2
ATOS Reading Level 4.7
Accelerated Reader® Points 0.5
Guided Reading Level Q
Copyright 2011
Number of Pages 32
Dimensions 8 x 8
Graphics Full-color photographs, Full-color illustrations
Imprint Checkerboard Library
ISBN 9781616135676, 9781617841729, Q15676
Format Reinforced Hardcover, eBook, QR Bundle