Level 7 Unit 25
Language Arts: History of Writing


The Riddle of the Rosetta Stone
by James Cross Giblin
The author unravels the mystery of hieroglyphs.
  Alphabet Art: Thirteen ABCs from Around the World
by Leonard Everett Fisher
Includes histories of the Chinese, Cherokee, and Hebrew alphabets.


Hieroglyphs: The Writing of Ancient Egypt
by Norma Jean Katan
The author explains common hieroglyphs.
  Out of Darkness: The Story of Louis Braille
by Russell Freedman and Kate Kiesler
A biography of the developer of the Braille alphabet.


Signs, Letters, Words: Archaeology Discovers Writing
by W. John Hackwell
A history of writing based on archaeological evidence.



Copyright © 1999 Houghton Mifflin Company. All Rights Reserved.