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He claimed to have seen rocks burn, bandits command sandstorms, lions tamed with a look, and sorcerers charm sharks while divers gathered pearls on the ocean floor. Marco Polo shook Europe with descriptions of the world he’d seen on his epic journey to the court of Kublai Khan. But was Marco Polo the world’s most accomplished explorer? Had he really seen the “Roof of the World” in Central Asia, and the “City of Heaven” in far-off China? Or was merely he a impostor with an inventive mind?

He claimed to have seen rocks burn, bandits command sandstorms, lions tamed with a look, and sorcerers charm sharks while divers gathered pearls on the ocean floor. Marco Polo shook Europe with descriptions of the world he’d seen on his epic journey to the court of Kublai Khan. But was Marco Polo the world’s most accomplished explorer? Had he really seen the “Roof of the World” in Central Asia, and the “City of Heaven” in far-off China? Or was merely he a impostor with an inventive mind?

Una adaptación para jóvenes lectores del viaje del aventurero Marco Polo que duró 24 años desde Venecia hasta China, con delicadas ilustraciones de Demi. La autora incorpora en cada ilustración diseños y elementos de los países o culturas visitados por Marco Polo.

Una adaptación para jóvenes lectores del viaje del aventurero Marco Polo que duró 24 años desde Venecia hasta China, con delicadas ilustraciones de Demi. La autora incorpora en cada ilustración diseños y elementos de los países o culturas visitados por Marco Polo.

Little Bear and the Marco Polo

Little Bear and the Marco Polo

marco polo

marco polo

by Joan Holub. Who Was Marco Polo? ages 7-11.

Who Was Marco Polo? by Joan Holub

The Amazing Life of Benjamin Franklin – written by James Cross Giblin (Cleveland and Painesville), illustrated by Michael Dooling • Scholastic, 2000 // Find in our collections: BIOGRAPHY F and M 741.642 D7208am

The Amazing Life of Benjamin Franklin – written by James Cross Giblin (Cleveland and Painesville), illustrated by Michael Dooling • Scholastic, 2000 // Find in our collections: BIOGRAPHY F and M 741.642 D7208am

One of of the main texts we use to guide our reading instruction is the amazing Notice and Note: Strategies for Close Reading by Kylene Beers and Robert Probst.  This book provides us with the foun…

One of of the main texts we use to guide our reading instruction is the amazing Notice and Note: Strategies for Close Reading by Kylene Beers and Robert Probst. This book provides us with the foun…

Explorers Who Made It... Or Died Trying

Explorers Who Made It... Or Died Trying

Animals Marco Polo Saw (Explorer Series) by Sandra Markle,http://www.amazon.com/dp/B0035G03SA/ref=cm_sw_r_pi_dp_jl7jsb0SCJKKC8S0

Animals Marco Polo Saw (Explorer Series) by Sandra Markle,http://www.amazon.com/dp/B0035G03SA/ref=cm_sw_r_pi_dp_jl7jsb0SCJKKC8S0

This book blends a sensitive text with brilliantly original collage art by Shaun Tan to bring an important lesson to young readers. http://www.amazon.com/Memorial-Simply-Read-Books-Gary/dp/1894965086/ref=sr_1_140?m=A3030B7KEKNTF7&s=merchant-items&ie=UTF8&qid=1394660101&sr=1-140&keywords=children%27s

This book blends a sensitive text with brilliantly original collage art by Shaun Tan to bring an important lesson to young readers. http://www.amazon.com/Memorial-Simply-Read-Books-Gary/dp/1894965086/ref=sr_1_140?m=A3030B7KEKNTF7&s=merchant-items&ie=UTF8&qid=1394660101&sr=1-140&keywords=children%27s