Writing in Ancient Mesopotamia

Writing in Ancient Mesopotamia

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The people of ancient Mesopotamia developed the first cities in human history in the fertile crescent of the Tigres and Euphrates Rivers. They also developed a highly sophisticated form of writing known as cuneiform. Readers will be fascinated by these people and their writing. Incredible photos of actual artifacts illustrate this history of the written word.

Publisher: New York : PowerKids Press, 2003
Edition: 1st ed
ISBN: 9780823965090
Characteristics: 24 p. : ill., col. map ; 24 cm


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Jul 12, 2016

Show kids where "tablets" really come from! :)

I love this book, and not just because it's about my people!

Jil Fine wrote this for the PowerKids Press Reading Power series, which takes high-density subjects and presents information in a length and format that is manageable for kids that find reading a challenge.

It's a great little book at just under 500 words, and full of clear pictures of the amazing artifacts early Mesopotamians left behind.


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