Bramann, Arlette N. The Maya: Activities and Crafts from a Mysterious Land. San Francisco: Jossey-Bass, 2003. Ideas for hands-on learning include making a macaw headdress or mixing up a chocolate-chile drink. Ages 6–10.
Harris, Nathaniel. National Geographic Investigates: Ancient Maya: Archaeology Unlocks the Secrets of the Maya’s Past. Des Moines, Iowa: National Geographic Children’s Books, 2008. This slim volume has a good balance of text and photos providing an excellent overview on Mayan culture from Mexico to Honduras. Ages 8–12.
Trueman, Terry. Hurricane: A Novel. New York: HarperCollins, 2008. A fictional account of a 13-year-old boy’s survival of 1998’s devastating Hurricane Mitch. Ages 10–14.
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