You wouldn't want to work on the Great Wall of China! : defenses you'd rather not build
|Format:||Print Book 2017|
|Availability:||Available at 1 Library 1 of 1 copy|
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.
ContentsThe First Great Emperor
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.
|Series||You wouldn't want to--|
-- Design and construction
-- 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, NY :2017
|Other Titles|| You would not want to work on the Great Wall of China!
Salariya, David, contributor.
"Fantastic additional content"--Cover.
32 pages : color illustrations, color maps ; 25 cm.