Marco Polo: Marco Polo and the Silk Road to China

Marco Polo: Marco Polo and the Silk Road to China

by Michael Burgan

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Product Details

ISBN-13: 9780756511470
Publisher: Capstone Press
Publication date: 01/01/2002
Series: Exploring the World
Pages: 48
Product dimensions: 7.13(w) x 9.00(h) x 0.13(d)
Age Range: 9 - 11 Years

About the Author

Michael Burgan has written numerous books for children and young adults during his nearly 20 years as a freelance writer. Many of his books have focused on U.S. history, geography, and the lives of world leaders. Michael has won several awards for his writing, and his graphic novel version of the classic tale Frankenstein (Stone Arch Books) was a Junior Library Guild selection. Michael graduated from the University of Connecticut with a bachelor’s degree in history.He lives in Santa Fe, New Mexico, with his cat, Callie.

Table of Contents

Explorer of Asia — A city—and family—of traders — Into Mongol lands — Contact between Asia and Western Europe — Marco's adventure begins — Through the Middle East and beyond — Servant of the Great Khan — Going home — Soldier, prisoner, merchant — Marco Polo today.

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