The Silk Road: Explore the World's Most Famous Trade Route with 20 Projects
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From Roman times until the Age of Exploration, the Silk Road carried goods and ideas across Central Asia between two major centers of civilization, the Mediterranean Sea and China. In The Silk Road: Explore the World’s Most Famous Trade Route, readers ages 9–12 will learn about the history, geography, culture, and people of the Silk Road region.

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Paperback, 128 pages
Published January 1st 2011 by Nomad Press
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Lisa Potocar
Clever! Imaginative! Entertaining! The author artfully makes us feel as though we are a merchant traveling along the Silk Road--an ancient trade route between China and the Mediterranean Sea--with her treasure trove of easy-to-follow text, maps, pictures, definitions, trivia, foreign words, time charts, etc. 9-12 year olds will love this. Congratulations to Kathy Ceceri for gifting a book that allows students to take a field trip that doesn't have to leave the classroom to be fun!
Anna
This book is a great supplement to Story of the World or a study of world history that we stumbled on by accident at the library. It had 20 great activities to do with children. We did 2 of them and enjoyed them very much! The text is concise; good for short periods of read aloud time to children.
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Kathy Ceceri is the author of activity books for kids and families including "Robotics" and "Geek Mom." She is also the Guide for Homeschooling.About.com.
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