"In ancient Egypt, there was a secret valley." So begins this in-depth look at one of the most fascinating of all nonfiction subjects, the Ancient Egyptians. From the tombs in the Valley of the Kings to treasures, everyday life, architecture, hieroglyphs, mummies, and more, this book covers all of the essential topics in a format that is designed to help independent readers further build their fluency. Beautiful art and photography draws readers through the material, and supplementary information such as a timeline, callouts, and fact boxes reinforce key ideas. More than three dozen advanced vocabulary words are highlighted throughout the text and defined in the glossary, making this the perfect introduction to this popular subject.LEVEL 5 – READING FLUENTLY (yellow) At this level there will be a more sophisticated range of sentences, vocabulary and language features. Includes glossary and index.