What do you know about: Girls'Day and Boys'Day? the ancient Mayans? mummies? Timbuktu? What a World: Amazing Stories from Around the Globe,by Milada Broukal, is a three-book series that explores these and many other fascinating topics from around the world and across history. Each unit opens with a question that is answered in the reading and continues with vocabulary, comprehension, discussion, writing, and spelling and punctuation work. Features Words that Go Togetheractivities highlight collocations -- words that are easier to learn together. Spelling and Punctuationactivities provide basic rules and practice for essential skills. Self-testshelp students and teachers assess progress. See also What a World 1 and What a World 3 .Broukal, Milada is the author of 'What a World 2 Amazing Stories from Around the Globe', published 2004 under ISBN 9780130484642 and ISBN 0130484644.