Secrets of Mesa Verde: Cliff Dwellings of the Pueblo

Secrets of Mesa Verde: Cliff Dwellings of the Pueblo

by Gail Fay


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Climb the arid slopes of Colorado to discover the cave dwellings of the ancestral Pueblo Indians. Why were the homes built in the cliffs? How were they used and why did the Pueblo move? Travel along with scientists to find out how their discoveries shed light on the mysteries surrounding this important historical site. Unlocking the secrets of the past is just an artifact away!

Product Details

ISBN-13: 9781476599274
Publisher: Capstone Press
Publication date: 07/01/2014
Series: Archaeological Mysteries Series
Pages: 32
Product dimensions: 7.00(w) x 9.00(h) x 0.13(d)
Lexile: 790L (what's this?)
Age Range: 8 - 14 Years

About the Author

Gail Fay is a freelance writer and copyeditor. She has written nonfiction children’s books on several topics, including history. Gail has also written a comprehensive informational resource for high school athletes. Before entering the publishing world, Gail taught eighth grade English for ten years.

Table of Contents

Chapter 1 A City of Stone 4

Chapter 2 Digging Up Mesa Verde 8

Chapter 3 The Ancestral Puebloans 14

Chapter 4 Mesa Verde Abandoned 22

Chapter 5 Protecting Mesa Verde 26

Glossary 30


Critical Thinking Using the Common Core 31

Internet Sites 32

Index 32

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