Examines for young readers the long and arduous journey to the Far East taken by Marco Polo and his companions, which took more than 20 years to complete and included extreme travel conditions, hostile armies and strange animals. Simultaneous.
Examines the skills needed to become a samurai warrior in 17th-century Japan, including courage, obedience, strength, dedication and fighting skills, as well as the dangers involved in holding such a prestigious position. Simultaneous.
Author: Peter Cook
Publisher: Franklin Watts
Release Date: 2013-09-01
Genre: Juvenile Nonfiction
It is 1620, and you and your parents are about to emigrate from England and sail to the New World to avoid being persecuted for your religious beliefs. It will be a long and hazardous voyage, and not everyone will survive—but you and your fellow Pilgrims will have a special place in the history of the United States. This new extended edition includes a map and a timeline, and a selection of exciting facts about the Pilgrims and their voyage.