Chengli and the Silk Road caravan
Source:Tanglewood, Terre Haute, IN, p.178 (2011)
Call Number:Cubb Curr PS3611 .A5492 C48 2011
Keywords:Caravans--Fiction, Caravans--Juvenile fiction, China--History--221 B.C.-960 A.D.--Fiction, China--History--221 B.C.-960 A.D.--Juvenile fiction, China--History--Fiction, Fathers--Fiction, Fathers--Juvenile fiction, Princesses--Fiction, Princesses--Juvenile fiction, Silk Road--Fiction, Silk Road--Juvenile fiction, Trade routes--Fiction, Trade routes--Juvenile fiction
Summary: Called to follow the wind and search for information about his father who disappeared many years ago, thirteen-year-old Chengli, carrying a piece of jade with strange writing that had belonged to his father, joins a caravan charged with giving safe passage to the Emperor's daughter as it navigates the constant dangers of the Silk Road in 630 A.D.
Lexile measure 830; Ages 8-12