1,000 Years Ago on Planet Earth

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Houghton Mifflin Harcourt, 1999 - Juvenile Nonfiction - 32 pages
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At the dawn of the third millennium we know more about our amazing planet than ever before. But what did the world look like one thousand years ago? This eye-opening book takes readers back a thousand years in time to discover what was happening in twelve incredibly different civilizations at the turn of the first millennium. Travel to Central America to explore the great pyramid at Chichen Itza, witness the acts of the bloodthirsty and adventurous Vikings in northern Europe, and learn about the fascinating innovations of the Chinese during the Song Dynasty. This fascinating flashback describes how the planet has changed over the centuries and helps readers imagine what the future may be like.

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User Review  - BrennonJ - LibraryThing

Good book for advanced young readers. Provides a small shapshot of civilization on the Earth 1,000 years ago. Stimulating artwork will generate interest. Read full review

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User Review  - jenunes - LibraryThing

1,000 years Ago on Planet Earth is an wonderful opportunity to explore a forgotten world. Looking beyond just the medieval ages in Europe, the reader is able to explore every continent. And the world ... Read full review

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Sneed B. Collard III has written more than fifty books for young people. In 2006, he received the Washington Post-Children's Book Guild Nonfiction Award for his body of work. He lives with his family in Montana.To learn more about Sneed B. Collard III, visit www.sneedbcollardiii.com.

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