Where Is Chichen Itza? (Where Is?)

by Paula K Manzanero (Author) Dede Putra (Illustrator)

Reading Level: 4th − 5th Grade
Series: Where Is?

Discover more about the amazing Maya by visiting the city of Chichen Itza.

Although it's known more as an important tourist attraction today, the city of Chichen Itza was a powerful religious, political, scientific, and artistic center of the Maya people.

Readers will learn about how Chichen Itza began and what happened to cause the downfall of a great society. The book also provides details about the culture of the Maya of Chichen Itza and the stunning architecture they built like the El Castillo pyramid, the Temple of the Warriors, and the massive ball court that was used for games and rituals.

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Paula K Manzanero
Paula K. Manzanero is the Director of Who HQ and Nonfiction Publishing at Penguin Workshop and a children's book author.

Greg is an award winning illustrator who specializes in representational art and portraiture, as well as historical and horror/fantasy subjects. He paints both digitally and traditionally with oils. In addition to many national publications and bookcover assignments, Greg's work has been awarded by prominent Illustration competitions such as the 'Society of Illustrators' New York, 'Communication Arts Illustration Annual', 'Spectrum Fantasy Art', and '200 Best Illustrators Worldwide'.
Lexile Measure
Guided Reading Level
Penguin Workshop
Publication date
September 20, 2020
Where Is?
BISAC categories
JNF005000 - Juvenile Nonfiction | Architecture
JNF038070 - Juvenile Nonfiction | People & Places | Mexico
JNF025110 - Juvenile Nonfiction | History | Mexico
Library of Congress categories
Chichaen Itzaa Site (Mexico)
Yucataan (State)
Yucataan (Mexico: State)

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