|The Mapmaker's Sons by V.L. Burgess|
Fabulous guessing everyone! Simply speaking, the riddle points us to a map- however, how exciting that you guys thought of the sextant, which is a fabulous instrument used for navigation and a perfect match to lead our topic in the right direction. We will be revealing a few secrets about maps on Wednesday, and we are looking forward to sharing our thoughts with you on Top of the Heap. Friday, we will be chatting with C. Lee Mckenzie, author of the exciting middle grade novel, Alligators Overhead. So be sure to check back!
When at last your trip embarks, follow me by my marks. Sail the voyage learned from past- use my guidelines and secure the mast. Where you go and what you see, all depends on reading me.
What am I? Answer: A Map
* A sextant is an instrument used to measure the angle between any two visible objects. Its primary use is to determine the angle between a celestial object and the horizon, which is known as the object's altitude.