Thousands of years ago, a variety of civilizations developed throughout the land we now know as China. Over time, they grew and changed, eventually forming a single empire. This title details the details the birth and development of ancient China, from its earliest days to its transition into more modern times. Readers will learn about ancient Chinese religion and culture and discover how the work of ancient Chinese scholars and inventors continues to affect our world today.<br /><br /><b>Series Features</b><br /><br />• Detailed maps and timelines show where civilizations were located and how they expanded over time.<br />• Sidebars explore primary sources and other discoveries that have helped us learn about these ancient societies.<br />• Short biographies explore the accomplishments and impact of key historical figures.<br />• <a>www.factsfornow.scholastic.com</a> is available for those students who want to learn more about the topic. This excellent website contains rich content, as well as other suggested websites vetted by our editors.