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Adventures on the ancient Silk Road

Author: Priscilla Galloway; Geoffrey Pierpoint; Dawn Hunter
Publisher: Toronto : CNIB, 2011.
Edition/Format:   Audiobook : CD for computer : MP3 : Juvenile audience   Computer File : EnglishView all editions and formats
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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  Read more...
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Genre/Form: History
Juvenile works
Juvenile literature
Named Person: Xuanzang; Marco Polo; Genghis Khan; Xuanzang; Marco Polo; Genghis Khan; Genghis Khan; Marco Polo; Xuanzang
Material Type: Juvenile audience, Audio book, etc.
Document Type: Sound Recording, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Priscilla Galloway; Geoffrey Pierpoint; Dawn Hunter
ISBN: 9780616587850 0616587856
OCLC Number: 1012160466
Performer(s): Read by Geoffrey Pierpoint.
Target Audience: Grades 5-8.
Description: 1 computer optical disc (6 h, 9 min.) : sound ; 12 cm
Details: DAISY 2.02 standard; MP3 compression at 32 kbps.
Responsibility: by Priscilla Galloway ; with Dawn Hunter.

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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.

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