To calculate the overall star rating and percentage breakdown by star, we don’t use a simple average. Instead, our system considers things like how recent a review is and if the reviewer bought the item on Amazon. It also analyzes reviews to verify trustworthiness.
My children (5 year old girl & 7 year old boy) & I read this during our study of the ancient Maya and Aztec people in our homeschool (kindergarten and 2nd grade). I could have given it to my 2nd grader to read by himself although some of the Aztec words and Spanish names would have been to hard for him to sound out, but we read it aloud as a family. Both of my children really in joyed it and I also learned some things as well. We really like these books because they give you several different endings depending on the choices you make along the way. We always go back and change our choices till we follow each path till the end. It makes learning the information a lot more fun than just hearing it dry out if a textbook. I highly recommend these books we have read several and have I joyed every one.
This book seems to be aimed at younger readers. It features stories built around the daily lives of children living in the capital city of the Aztec Empire, Tenochitlan (hope I spelled it correctly) and its pagan temples were destroyed by the Spaniards under Hernan Cortes who were shocked by the grisly, bloody human sacrifice practiced there. I cannot comment on the accuracy of the depictions presented in this book. With guidance, a young reader may find this book a useful exercise in reading.
Great book series. I am using them as a read aloud to supplement our home school story of the world curriculum. The kids love making the choices and seeing their fate. I love that it has pictures within the text. I plan to buy the next era of books next year.
Interessting build up of the story, or rather stories. The auther gives you differnt options as you are the person described in the book. Like in life you have mayn choices, make the "wrong one" and you will get sacrificed, stay on the "safe side" and you will become a judge. Nice idea, I liked it