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10 Routes That Crossed The World

ISBN-10: 155451875X
ISBN-13: 9781554518753
Author: Richardson, Gillian
Illustrated by: Rosen, Kim
Interest Level: 3-7
Publisher: Annick Press

Publication Date: April 2017

Copyright: 2017

Page Count: 164


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$9.71
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Interest Level

Grades 3-7

Reading Level

Lexile: 1190L

BISAC Subjects

JUVENILE NONFICTION / History / Exploration & Discovery

Description
Written for middle-grade readers, 10 Routes That Crossed the World explores famous roads, trails, and pathways across the globe that have played a significant role in human history. Chapter subjects include the first crossing of humans into North America across the Bering Strait; the Camino de Santiago trail in Spain and its importance to pilgrims for centuries; how the Inca Trail in Peru helped both build an empire and facilitate its destruction; the war-torn Khyber Pass connecting Afghanistan and Pakistan; the building of the Trans-Siberian Railroad under extreme conditions; the short but treacherous Chilkoot Trail, which led hopeful gold prospectors to riches; and the Serengeti migration trail, traveled by millions of animals and Maasai people for generations. Dramatic fictionalized stories with accompanying artwork open each chapter, and colorful pages include a variety of archival and modern photos.
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