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The Arab world thought of it : inventions, innovations, and amazing facts

Author: Saima S Hussain
Publisher: Toronto ; New York : Annick Press, [2013] ©2013
Series: We thought of it.
Edition/Format:   Print book : Juvenile audience : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Looks at some of the inventions and innovations that were developed in the Arab world, including the astrolabe, stitches, hummus, and soap bars.
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Genre/Form: Children's nonfiction
Juvenile works
Literature
Juvenile literature
Ouvrages pour la jeunesse
Additional Physical Format: Hussain, Saima S.
Arab world thought of it.
Toronto : Annick Press, [2013]
(CaOONL)20129057894
Material Type: Juvenile audience
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Saima S Hussain
ISBN: 9781554514779 1554514770 9781554514762 1554514762
OCLC Number: 809971723
Awards: Arab American Book Award Honorable Mention, 2014
Description: 48 pages : illustrations (chiefly color) ; 29 cm.
Contents: Welcome --
Maps --
Timeline --
Places of learning --
Astronomy and flight --
Medicine --
Arts and crafts --
Weapons and war --
Food --
Religion --
Everyday inventions --
Architecture --
Contributions of Arab women --
The Arab world today.
Series Title: We thought of it.
Responsibility: Saima S. Hussain.

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Examines innovations developed in the Arab world, including filled pens, mattresses, bars of soap, the scalpel, sherbet, planetariums, and three-course meals.  Read more...

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Filled with a wealth of information, this book is an excellent resource for teachers and students studying the Arab world.--Sandra O'Brien"Canadian Children's Book News" (04/01/2013) This is the Read more...

 
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