Uncovering Mummies: An Isabel Soto Archaeology Adventure (Graphic Non Fiction: Graphic Expeditions)
By: Agnieszka Biskup (author)Hardback
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Using graphic novel format to follow the adventures of Isabel Soto as she researches mummies from around the world this is a wonderful way to introduce nonfiction books to young people. Young adults who want to read anything they can get their hands on will enjoy the graphics, exhilarating story, and fast paced text. Isabel learns that Dr. Powers has been kidnapped, while he was studying a mummy. The ransom note says he will be returned if the Amulet of Fire is given to the kidnappers. In order to find out what has happened to him, she must go to ancient Egypt to learn more about mummies. After learning all she can, she returns to present day Egypt and goes to the British Museum where she learns how modern day scientists study mummies. She then goes to many countries to learn as much as she can about the Amulet of Fire and the connection to mummies. She learns some very surprising things. Join Izzy on her journeys to solve mysteries and gain knowledge about historical places, eras, and cultures on the way.
Agnieszka Biskup is a science writer and editor based in Chicago. She is a former editor for the science section of the Boston Globe as well as the children's science magazine Muse. In addition to children's books, she has also written many articles for newspapers, magazines, and websites. Her books have received awards from Learning magazine, the Association of Educational Publishers, and the Society of School Librarians International. Her book Football: How It Works (Capstone Press, 2010) was a Junior Library Guild selection.
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