The historical sites in Egypt such as the pyramids are in danger today. Some of the reasons are natural, others are the result of human activity. Many people are concerned about these problems and are working to save the priceless reminders of Egypt’s past glories.

  • Publisher: Mitchell Lane
  • Series: A Robbie Reader
  • Year Published: 2007
  • Age Level: 8-13
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These volumes are perfect for young readers seeking information on contemporary environmental issues. Short chapters, large font, and pronunciation guides to key words engage children doing research, but the depth of information is not compromised. Historical and scientific background, the current status, existing rescue efforts, and future prospects are addressed. Colorful, up-close photographs are accompanied by satisfying explanatory captions. “What You Can Do” pages provide practical suggestions for proactive readers. (School Library Journal)