Gr 4-7-These series titles address such subjects as the arts, daily life, the economy, government, language, religious beliefs, and technology in two- to four-page illustrated chapters. The informative, straightforward texts discuss the demise of these civilizations and their modern-world legacies. Sidebars add additional notes on trade, beliefs, myths, travel, and other topics. The attractively designed books feature abundant, clear, captioned color photos of cultural artifacts and historical sites, and a few drawings. Brief time lines outline important developments. Words defined in the glossary are highlighted in bold.-Edward Sullivan, White Pine School, TN Copyright 2005 Reed Business Information.