Welcome to Greece, birthplace of democracy and drama. Discover the land of a thousand islands in the bright Aegean sunshine. See smoggy Athens and learn why this historic city suffers such pollution. Find out why the belly button of the cosmos is located at Delphi. Dive deep into the mystery of the lost city of Atlantis at Santorini.
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About the Author
Dr Jen Green worked in publishing for 15 years and is now a full-time writer who has written over 200 books for children, on geography, the environment, history, natural history, and other subjects. Her Heinemann-Raintree title on Sustaining Our Natural Resources was selected in 2011 for the Junior Library Guild's SLJ Curriculum Levels program.
Greg Anderson has over 20 years of industry software engineering experience and provided educational seminars across North America for over 12 years. He has a Bachelors degree in Computer Science, a Masters degree in Business Administration with an emphasis in CIS, and a Masters level certificate in Information Assurance. Keeping his consulting company in operation, Greg also is an Assistant Professor in Computer Science at Weber State University.
Kostas Vlassopoulos is Associate Professor in Greek History at the University of Nottingham. His earlier publications include Unthinking the Greek Polis (Cambridge University Press, 2007) and Politics: Antiquity and its Legacy (2010); he is currently co-editing the Oxford Handbook of Greek and Roman Slaveries (forthcoming). He is a member of the Institute for the Study of Slavery, the Legacy of Greek Political Thought Network and the Centre for Spartan and Peloponnesian Studies.