At Home in Her Tomb: Lady Dai and the Ancient Chinese Treasures of Mawangdui
Illustrator: Sarah S. Brannen
China: Over two thousand years ago, Lady Dai was buried with her family. In 1972, their tombs were discovered, and Lady Dai’s body was remarkably preserved. Time line of the Qin and early Han dynasties. Glossary. Author’s note. Index. Full-color photographs and watercolor illustrations.
JLG Release: Aug 2014
Awards & Honors
Kirkus Reviews Best Books of 2014, Middle-Grade Books; Booklist Editors’ Choice 2014, Nonfiction, Middle Readers; Booklist Lasting Connections 2014, Social Studies; New York Public Library, 100 Titles for Reading and Sharing 2014, Nonfiction; NSTA Outstanding Science Trade Books for Students K–12: 2015
Praise & Reviews
Starred or favorable reviews have been received from these periodicals:
Bulletin of the Center for Children’s Books, Booklist*, The Horn Book Magazine, The Horn Book Guide^, Kirkus Reviews*, School Library Journal
School Library Journal
11" x 9"
Level 7.7; Points: 2;
Scholastic Reading Counts
Level 10.5; Points: 6;
Potentially Sensitive Areas
Mawangdui site (China), Archaeology excavations, China, Tombs, Human remains, Treasure troves, Material culture, Chinese history, Changsha antiquities, Han dynasty (202 BC-220 AD),