Mongolia: Vanishing Cultures

Mongolia: Vanishing Cultures

by Jan Reynolds
     
 

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Since before the time of Ghenghis Khan, nomadic herders have traversed the vast plains of Mongolia. Moving several times a year through this vast, wild landscape, the herders travel to new pastures where the livestock, their sole means of support, can find fresh grass and water. Now, because of political change, the Mongolians’ nomadic existence is…  See more details below

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Since before the time of Ghenghis Khan, nomadic herders have traversed the vast plains of Mongolia. Moving several times a year through this vast, wild landscape, the herders travel to new pastures where the livestock, their sole means of support, can find fresh grass and water. Now, because of political change, the Mongolians’ nomadic existence is disappearing.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780152553135
Publisher:
Houghton Mifflin Harcourt
Publication date:
03/30/1994
Series:
Vanishing Cultures Series
Edition description:
1st ed
Pages:
32
Product dimensions:
10.97(w) x 8.50(h) x 0.15(d)
Lexile:
1050L (what's this?)
Age Range:
9 - 12 Years

Meet the Author

Jan Reynolds is an award-winning author and photographer of children's books whose work has also appeared in numerous publications, including National Geographic, The New York Times, and Outside magazine. An avid skier, mountain climber, and adventurer, Reynolds enjoys traveling the world and immersing herself in little-known cultures. She lives with her husband and their two sons in Stowe, Vermont.

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