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Secret Signs - PB
Secret Signs - PB
Secret Signs - PB
9780778711292 | In Stock
What if you wanted to send a message that only a few people could understand? That is when you would use secret signs. Readers will be intrigued by the examples of codes and ciphers used by ancient and modern armies, organizations with secret rituals, mysterious designs etched into the ground, symbols of ancient royalty, and stone buildings and statues whose purpose are no longer known.

Reading Level: Gr. 4
Interest Level: Gr. 3-6
Guided Reading Level: Q
Binding: Paperback
Series: Mystery Files
Author(s): James Bow

Size: 8″ × 10″
No. of Pages: 32
Index Included: Yes
Glossary Included: Yes

ATOS: 5.8
Dewey: 302.2
Lexile: 840L
Copyright: 2013

Secret Signs

“Secret Signs, by James Bow, is one of eight titles in Crabtree’s "Mystery Files" series. This series reveals fascinating stories and facts behind some of the world’s unusual mysteries. Secret Signs will whet young readers’ fascination with the secrets behind codes, ciphers, rituals, artifacts and more. In this book, readers will get a glimpse at how people throughout the ages have used hidden signs to communicate secret messages to a select audience. They will wonder, as do archaeologists, historians and scientists, about the meaning of structures, designs, artifacts and codes and ciphers used in both ancient and recent history. Children are intrigued by secrets and trying to solve them. Secret Signs provides a short overview of the different types of signs that exist. It is recommended for any elementary or middle year’s school library.” --CM Magazine, 10/13