163 pages

Age Range: 10-14 years

Publisher: Abrams Books for Young Readers

ISBN-10: 1419721216

ISBN-13: 978-1-4197-2121-2

Release Date: January 2019

Discover the deep traditions and dynamic changes that have shaped this country

For more than 7,000 years, China has been one of the world's most influential civilizations. Full-color maps, photos, and illustrations of the people, landscape, artifacts, and rare objects bring the history of this nation to life! Young readers learn about prehistoric China, follow the reign of emperors and dynasties, and come to understand how China became the world powerhouse for trade that it is today. The book also explores the role of children and women in everyday life as well as how religion, politics, and economics shaped the deep traditions and dynamic changes of modern China. This is a go-to resource for young readers looking to learn more about this powerful nation. It includes a timeline, bibliography, and index. Published in association with The Field Museum in Chicago, one of the world's largest museums of natural history.