History News: The Aztec News
author: Philip Steele
illustrators: Philip Steele; Penny Bateman; Norma Rosso
Welcome, stranger. You have arrived in the ancient and remarkable island city of Tenochtitlan, home of the mighty Aztec people. While you are here, pick up a copy of The Aztec News and learn about our ways: our politics, religion, trading and farming methods, medicine, military, and sports, as well as the latest news on the invaders who threaten the very existence of our civilization — Read all about it in The Aztec News!
Back matter includes a time line, an index, and a pronunciation guide.
Stop the presses! What if ancient civilizations had daily newspapers? And they were amusing and compellingly informative? They might just look like this innovative series of historical nonfiction, presented in a unique, kid-friendly format.