Other books byJill Rubalcaba
A Place in the Sun
When Senmut, a young stone sculptor, is exiled for life to the gold mines of Nubia, he must count on all his skills in order to survive. A novel of bristling intrigue, set against the dramatic historical backdrop of 13th century b.c. Egypt.
The Wadjet Eye
A historical novel set in 45 B.C. Damon's medical training under the Pharaoh's own physician didn't prepare him for his mother's last illness--or for the adventure that follows. Damon must travel from Alexandria all the way to Spain, where his father is fighting in Caesar's army, to deliver the news of his mother's death to the father he hardly knows. Soon the quiet, studious Damon and his best friend, the soldierly Artemas, are caught up in danger and intrigue--from shipwreck and shark attack to the political maneuverings of Cleopatra, Cicero, and Caesar. Fast-paced and suspenseful, this compelling historical novel combines page-turning excitement with a well-researched portrait of the ancient world.
When I. M. Pei was awarded the Pritzker Prize in 1983, the jury said he had "given this century some of its most beautiful interior spaces and exterior forms." I. M. Pei: Complete Works, the first and definitive survey of the master architect, attests to this statement by showcasing Pei’s transcendent, sculptural forms in over fifty projects and more than 300 illustrations, culminating in the last works he is currently completing. Often working in a spare geometry with a palette of stone, concrete, glass, and steel, Pei—who began his career pioneering public housing projects in New York City—has taken his vision of modern architecture across the globe with commissions in locations as diverse as Quatar, China, Luxembourg, Japan, and Germany. Meanwhile, major projects such as the JFK Library in Boston and the East Building of the National Gallery of Art in Washington, D.C., have made him a household name in the United States.
The Early Human World
The Teaching Guide to The Early Human World is a complete, all-in-one resource that provides teachers with the support they need to help all their students access the content of the books. It contains a collection of important instructional tools for the teacher: -Recommended Teaching Units that organize the chapters into a common theme or focus, such as the civilization's origins, government, religion, economy, daily life, rise, and fall. -Unit Overviews that outline the content of the unit, list the primary sources featured in the unit, and provide a wide variety of flexible teaching suggestions that teachers can use to differentiate instruction to meet the needs of a diverse student population. -Chapter-by-chapter two-page Lesson Plans that are filled with activities to help teachers get the most out of every chapter in the book - with a chapter activity in blackline master form and a chapter assessment.