If you were a child in ancient Egypt, what would life be like for you? Would you learn hieroglyphics and bathe frequently? Would you work on a farm or train for a craft? Step back in time to explore five of the most influential societies in human history from a younger person's point of view. Key aspects of daily life, basic governmental structure, and beliefs are explored at an accessible reading level, leading up to a spotlight on a well-known architectural accomplishment that still exists today. A useful supplement for elementary social studies curricula.