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You wouldn't want to work on the Great Wall of China! : defenses you'd rather not build

by Morley, Jacqueline,

Format: Print Book 2017
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Location  Wilkinsburg Public Library
 
Collection  Juvenile Nonfiction
 
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Summary
You disobey the Emperor's orders and soon you're marching through deserts on your way to work on the Great Wall of China!

This interactive series will enthrall young and reluctant readers (Ages 8-12) by making them part of the story, inviting them to become the main character. Each book uses humorous illustrations to depict the sometimes dark and horrific side of life during important eras in history.

Find out all about the backbreaking construction of one of the manmade wonders of the world, the brutal emperor who commissioned it, and its reputation throughout history.
Contents
The First Great Emperor
Everlasting Rule
A Hard Life
Old Duties and New Laws
The Burning of the books
Raiders from the North
The Journey North
The Emperor's Great Wall
Building the Wall
Along the Watch Tower
Guarding a Gate
A Lifetime by the Wall.

Additional Information
Series You wouldn't want to--
Subjects Walls -- China -- Design and construction -- History -- Juvenile literature.
Walls -- China -- Design and construction -- History.
Great Wall of China (China) -- History -- Juvenile literature.
China -- Defenses -- History -- Juvenile literature.
Great Wall of China (China) -- History.
China -- Defenses -- History.
Publisher New York :2017
Edition Revised edition.
Contributors Antram, David, 1958- illustrator.
Language English
Description 32 pages : color illustrations, maps ; 25 cm.
Bibliography Notes Includes bibliographical references and index.
ISBN 9780531238387
0531238385
9780531231609
0531231607
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