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History's mysteries : curious clues, cold cases, and puzzles from the past

Author: Kitson Jazynka
Publisher: Washington, D.C. : National Geographic, [2017]
Series: National Geographic kids.
Edition/Format:   Print book : Juvenile audience : EnglishView all editions and formats
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"Why were the Easter Island heads erected? What really happened to the Maya? Who stole the Irish Crown Jewels? The first book in this exciting new series will cover history's heavy-hitting, head-scratching mysteries, including the Lost Colony of Roanoke, the Bermuda Triangle, the Oak Island Money Pit, Stonehenge, the Sphinx, the disappearance of entire civilizations, the dancing plague, the Voynich manuscript, and  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Children's nonfiction
Trivia and miscellanea
Juvenile works
Miscellanea Juvenile literature
Juvenile literature
Material Type: Juvenile audience
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Kitson Jazynka
ISBN: 9781426328718 1426328710 9781426328725 1426328729 9781537956596 1537956590
OCLC Number: 989123508
Notes: Includes index.
Target Audience: Grades 4 to 6.
Description: 159 pages : illustrations (some color), maps, portraits ; 25 cm.
Contents: Vanished civilizations --
Unexplained deaths and disappearances --
Creatures of myth and legend --
Freaky phenomena --
Mystifying monuments --
Cryptic codes and lost languages --
Treasure troves.
Series Title: National Geographic kids.
Responsibility: Kitson Jazynka.

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