The Incredible Story of China's Buried Warriors

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Benchmark Books, 1999 - Juvenile Nonfiction - 64 pages
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What is more exciting than somehow catching a glimpse of how things were long ago? This series, written by award-winning children's book author Dorothy Patent, focuses on landmark discoveries and their significance.

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Contents

Introduction
7
CHINAS FIRST EMPEROR
13
TO LIVE FOREVER
22
Copyright

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