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Ice Mummy: The Discovery of a 5,000 Year-Old Man (Step Into Reading: A Step 4 Book)

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In 1991, two tourists hiking in the Alps saw something very odd sticking out of the snow. At first it looked like a dolls head. But it wasnt. It was a man, frozen in the ice for 5,000 years. Ice Mummy—first published by Random House in 1998—tells the story of this amazing discovery, from the struggle to remove the mummy from his icy grave to the creation of his final resting place: a specially designed refrigeration chamber in his own museum in Bolzano, Italy.

Now updated to include shocking new evidence that the Iceman was murdered—shot with an arrow after hand-to-hand combat with an assailant—Ice Mummy will provide young readers with more chills than ever!

Synopsis:

Mistaken as a doll's head in 1991, the Ice Mummy has been frozen for 5,000 years. Written for the first time in an easy-to-read format, this is his story. Color photos.

Synopsis:

In 1991, two tourists hiking in the Alps saw something very odd sticking out of the snow. At first it looked like a doll's head. But it wasn't. It was a man, frozen in the ice for 5,000 years.

This is the story of the Ice Mummy, written for the first time in an easy-to-read format. It's also the only book to include information about the Mummy's latest incarnation--as a museum exhibit in Bolzano, Italy. On public view for the first time ever, he now enjoys a few twentieth century comforts, including a specially designed refrigeration chamber that re-creates the icy conditions of the glacier where he was found!

About the Author

Mark Dubowski and Cathy East Dubowski are the authors of numerous childrens books. They both live in North Carolina.

Product Details

ISBN:
9780679856474
Author:
Dubowski, Mark
Author:
Dubowski, Cathy East
Author:
Dubowski, Mark
Publisher:
Random House Books for Young Readers
Subject:
Fiction
Subject:
Children's fiction
Subject:
Readers - Beginner
Subject:
Social Science - Archaeology
Subject:
Antiquities
Subject:
Excavations (archaeology)
Subject:
Children's 9-12 - Archeology / Anthropology
Subject:
Social Studies - Archaeology
Subject:
Mummies
Subject:
Archaeology
Subject:
Children s-People and Cultures
Copyright:
Edition Description:
Picture book
Series:
Step Into Reading - Level 4 - Quality
Series Volume:
03
Publication Date:
19981031
Binding:
TRADE PAPER
Grade Level:
from 2 up to 4
Language:
English
Illustrations:
FULL COLOR
Pages:
48
Dimensions:
9 x 6 x 0.21 in 0.22 lb
Age Level:
07-08

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"Synopsis" by , Mistaken as a doll's head in 1991, the Ice Mummy has been frozen for 5,000 years. Written for the first time in an easy-to-read format, this is his story. Color photos.
"Synopsis" by , In 1991, two tourists hiking in the Alps saw something very odd sticking out of the snow. At first it looked like a doll's head. But it wasn't. It was a man, frozen in the ice for 5,000 years.

This is the story of the Ice Mummy, written for the first time in an easy-to-read format. It's also the only book to include information about the Mummy's latest incarnation--as a museum exhibit in Bolzano, Italy. On public view for the first time ever, he now enjoys a few twentieth century comforts, including a specially designed refrigeration chamber that re-creates the icy conditions of the glacier where he was found!
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