The Advances of Ancient Mesopotamia
The very name Mesopotamia is evocative. This land, whose name means "between two rivers," is also known as the Fertile Crescent. It's the Cradle of Civilization. Cities grew here. Agriculture was established. Writing was invented. But the cultures of Mesopotamia left the world many more inventions. Readers will be spellbound as they discover the extraordinary accomplishments of Mesopotamian cultures. Extensively researched text covers important social studies concepts. Fact boxes, sidebars, and graphic organizers enhance this trip into the exotic past.