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12 things to know about the Mesolithic era / by Meg Marquardt.

Marquardt, Meg. (Author).
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Series Information

Prehistoric

Record details

  • ISBN: 9781645820505
  • Physical Description: 1 electronic text (32 p.) : ill. (chiefly col.), map.
  • Publisher: Mankato, MN : 12 Story Library, c2020.

Content descriptions

General Note:
Title proper from title frame.
Includes chronology.
Includes glossary.
Bibliography, etc. Note:
Includes bibliographical references (p. 31) and index.
Formatted Contents Note:
Change happened at different times in different places -- Mesolithic people made better tools -- Different animals meant new ways to hunt -- Mesolithic people stayed put -- Many Mesolithic societies lived along the coasts -- Mesolithic people probably did not farm -- Life in the Americas was different -- Mesolithic people may have looked more masculine -- Mesolithic people may have practiced ritual sacrifice -- Mesolithic artists drew other humans -- Mesolithic people created jewelry and carvings -- The rise of farming drove out Mesolithic cultures.
Summary, etc.:
"In Middle Stone Age, change happened everywhere, but at different times in different places. Chapters cover how Mesolithic people shaped flints into scrapers and sharp tips for arrows and spears, how they began domesticating animals, how they started building more permanent settlements, and how they drew other humans, maybe as an early way of writing. Each chapter includes attention-grabbing photos and fascinating facts. Sidebars go deeper, and prompts invite readers to think for themselves. A Timeline of the Mesolithic Era gives a big-picture view"--Provided by the publisher.
Target Audience Note:
4-8 Medialog, Inc.
700 Lexile.
Grades 3-6.
T Guided Reading Level.
Study Program Information Note:
Accelerated Reader AR Middle Grades 4.7 1.0 quiz: 506186
Original Version Note:
Original version: 9781632357694 (hardcover)
Original version: 9781632358783 (paperback)
System Details Note:
Mode of access: World Wide Web.
Subject: Mesolithic period > Juvenile literature.
Civilization, Ancient > Juvenile literature.

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