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The Resource Adventures on the ancient Silk Road, Priscilla Galloway with Dawn Hunter

Adventures on the ancient Silk Road, Priscilla Galloway with Dawn Hunter

Label
Adventures on the ancient Silk Road
Title
Adventures on the ancient Silk Road
Statement of responsibility
Priscilla Galloway with Dawn Hunter
Creator
Contributor
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
Introduces readers to three great historical figures: The monk Xuanzang, the conqueror Genghis Khan, and the merchant Marco Polo, who, years apart, each traveled the Silk Road, along different routes and for different motives. Photographs and art depicting the ancient routes and peoples bring to life the stories of these three explorers who changed history. Maps, sidebars and an afterword that updates the story of the Silk Road are also featured
Summary
Describes the experiences of Xuanzang, a seventh-century pilgrim looking for Buddhist scriptures, the twelfth-century Mongol warlord Genghis Khan, and the thirteenth-century merchant Marco Polo as they traveled on the Silk Road
Award
Norma Fleck Award for Canadian Children's Non-Fiction, 2010.
http://library.link/vocab/ext/novelist/bookUI
339383
Cataloging source
BTCTA
http://library.link/vocab/creatorDate
1930-
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
Galloway, Priscilla
Dewey number
j950
Illustrations
  • illustrations
  • maps
Index
index present
Intended audience
  • 960
  • 960L
Intended audience source
  • Lexile
  • Lexile
LC call number
DS33.1
LC item number
.G35 2009
http://library.link/vocab/ext/novelist/lexile
960
Literary form
non fiction
http://library.link/vocab/ext/novelist/minGradeLevel
  • 6
  • 8
Nature of contents
bibliography
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorName
Hunter, Dawn
http://library.link/vocab/resourcePreferred
True
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Xuanzang
  • Polo, Marco
  • Genghis Khan
  • Xuanzang
  • Polo, Marco
  • Genghis Khan
  • Silk Road
  • Trade routes
  • Silk Road
  • Silk Road
  • Silk Road
Target audience
juvenile
Label
Adventures on the ancient Silk Road, Priscilla Galloway with Dawn Hunter
Instantiates
Publication
Copyright
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (pages 137-138) and index
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Control code
21004105
Dimensions
25 cm
Extent
vii, 164 pages
Isbn
9781554511976
Isbn Type
(pbk.)
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
n
Other control number
9781554511983
Other physical details
illustrations (chiefly color), color maps
System control number
  • (OCoLC)ocn319497205
  • (OCoLC)319497205
Label
Adventures on the ancient Silk Road, Priscilla Galloway with Dawn Hunter
Publication
Copyright
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (pages 137-138) and index
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Control code
21004105
Dimensions
25 cm
Extent
vii, 164 pages
Isbn
9781554511976
Isbn Type
(pbk.)
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
n
Other control number
9781554511983
Other physical details
illustrations (chiefly color), color maps
System control number
  • (OCoLC)ocn319497205
  • (OCoLC)319497205

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