Macmillan Childrens Publishing Group

Anthony Aveni

Anthony Aveni is the Russell B. Colgate Professor of Astronomy and Anthropology at Colgate University. He helped develop the field of archeoastronomy and is known particularly for his research in the astronomical history of the Maya Indians of ancient Mexico. He is a lecturer, speaker, and editor/author of over two dozen books on ancient astronomy, and author of the children's book Buried Beneath Us: Discovering the Ancient Cities of the Americas. He lives in Hamilton, NY.

Books by the Author

Buried Beneath Us

Buried Beneath Us

Anthony Aveni, illustrated by Katherine Roy
Roaring Brook Press
Roaring Brook Press

A beautifully illustrated look at the forces that help cities grow—and eventually cause their destruction—told through the stories of the great civilizations of ancient America.

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