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The travels of Benjamin of Tudela : through three continents in the twelfth century

Guided Reading Level: 

V
Travels of Benjamin of Tudela

Publication Type:

Book

Authors:

Shulevitz,Uri

Source:

Farrar Straus Giroux, Volume 1st, New York (2005)

Call Number:

Cubb Curr PS3569 .H7685 T73 2005

URL:

http://searchworks.stanford.edu/view/6757720

Keywords:

12th cent.--Juvenile fiction, Benjamin, Benjamin, of Tudela, 12th cent.--Fiction, Jews--History--Fiction, Middle Ages--Fiction, of Tudela, Sydney Taylor Book Honor, 2006, Travelers--Fiction, Voyages and travels--Fiction

Abstract:

Summary: A fictionalized account of the travels of Benjamin, a Jewish man from Tudela, Spain, who, in 1159, set out on a fourteen-year-long journey that took him to Italy, Greece, Palestine, Persia, China, Egypt, and Sicily.

Notes:

Lexile measure 920; Ages 9-14; Grade level 5.6; Historical fiction, Adventure