Single Pebble: A Story of the Silk Road (A Single Pebble)


In 9th century China, a little girl sends a small jade pebble to travel with her father along the Silk Road. The pebble passes from his hand all the way to the Republic of Venice, the end of the Silk Road, where a boy cherishes it and sees the value of this gift from a girl at the end of the road.--from the publisher

40 pages        978-1596437159         Ages 5-9

Read aloud to 5 year olds, 6 year olds, 7 year olds, 8 year olds, 9 year olds

Keywords:  The Silk Road, Asia, Europe, economics, history, journey, travel, connection, multicultural, 9th century

Read alikes:  The Silk Route, 7,000 Miles of History by John S. Major; The Silk Road: Explore the World's Most Famous Trade Route with 20 Projects by Kathy Ceceri;  Chengli and the Silk Road Caravan by Hildi Kang

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