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Shen and the Treasure Fleet

by Ray Conlogue

  • 198 Want to read
  • 17 Currently reading

Published by Annick Press .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Juvenile Historical Fiction,
  • Juvenile Fiction,
  • Children"s Books - Young Adult Fiction,
  • Children: Young Adult (Gr. 7-9),
  • Action & Adventure - General,
  • Historical - Asia,
  • Historical - Exploration & Discoveries,
  • China - Commerce - History - Juvenile fiction,
  • China - History - Ming dynasty, 1368-1644 - Juvenile fiction,
  • Juvenile Fiction / Historical / Asia,
  • Nan-ching shih (China) - History - Juvenile fiction,
  • Family - Siblings,
  • Adventure and adventurers,
  • Fiction,
  • History,
  • Nan-ching shih (China),
  • Ocean travel

  • The Physical Object
    FormatPaperback
    Number of Pages322
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL12021397M
    ISBN 101554511038
    ISBN 109781554511037
    OCLC/WorldCa123127496

    Her Persian miniature–like illustrations teach, too, showing the building of one of the fleet’s ships and a portrait of Zheng He’s burial at sea. It’s especially valuable as a portrait of a hero. In the s, China owned the greatest seagoing fleet in the world, 3, ships. But by , China's "Treasure Fleet" was destroyed. The Treasure Fleet was abandoned at the urging of a political Author: Business Insider UK.

    The first Treasure Fleet consisted of 62 ships; four were huge wood boats, some of the largest ever built in history. They were approximately feet ( meters) long and feet (50 meters) wide. The four were the flagships of the fleet of 62 ships assembled at Nanjing along the Yangtze (Chang) : Matt Rosenberg.   You can pick this quest up inside the dungeon by speaking to the Shen'dralar Ancient. The Treasure of the Shen'dralar (requires Level 56) — this quest is picked up after you return to Shen'dralar Ancient and hand in The Madness Within. The Ancient will tell you to head back to the Athenaeum and loot the treasure found there.

    book, I learned that Fei Xin’s father (or grandfather, as the record isn’t clear) was a criminal. Like my lead character, Fei Shen, he had good reason to join the Treasure Fleet. In my story, Fei Xin becomes Fei Shen because my children had trouble pronouncing names beginning with the letter X. And that is the least of the challenges in. Zheng He was a member of the Hui, a minority group in China that is predominantly Muslim. Later in life, he developed an interest in Buddhist teachings. Zheng He was unusually tall for his time period, standing at 6 feet 5 inches ( meters). On his final voyage, Zheng He diverted from his fleet on .


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Shen and the Treasure Fleet by Ray Conlogue Download PDF EPUB FB2

Before launching into his story, the author provides a Most of us have heard of the exploits of Marco Polo, but few are aware of a magnificent Chinese Treasure Fleet that sailed in — a full century before Columbus — carry people with a mission to open China to the world/5.

But they also discover that their own lives have been changed forever. The China they knew no longer exists. For Shen especially, it is too late to go home.

Set in a period of unparalleled Chinese exploration and rich with historical detail, Shen and the Treasure Fleet is an adventure of majestic : Ray Conlogue. Shen and the Treasure Fleet by Ray Conlogue () Mass Market Paperback – See all 4 formats and editions Hide other formats and editions.

Price New from Used from Hardcover "Please retry" — — $ Paperback "Please retry" Manufacturer: Annick Press. Shen and the treasure fleet. [Ray Conlogue] -- After rebel forces seize the Chinese royal city of Nanjing inthirteen-year-old Shen and his younger sister Chang take refuge with a traveling acrobat troupe who gains passage on a vast fleet.

From China to Mombasa and Africa’s Swahili Coast, Zheng He and the Treasure Fleet takes us in the wake of Admiral Zheng and his fleet on a 21st Century voyage of discovery, retracing his steps and revisiting his ports of call, to give an enlightened perspective on historical sites and present-day customs with links to the by: 3.

The troupe gains passage on a ship of the famous Treasure Fleet. An explosive struggle breaks out between Zhen He and government officials who oppose his exploration. Shen and Chang become caught in the middle of blackmail, betrayal, murder and piracy.

Conlogue's use of descriptive writing draws the reader's imagination right into the pages. This is a treasure of a book, with lively text and illustrations geared to pull the young reader into the world of yesteryear and many of its ancient cultures.

InAdmiral Zheng He led his fleet to an amazing number of ports around the world, creating trading routes and /5(11). Adventures of the Treasure Fleet: Join the Chinese admiral and his crew as they battle pirates and raging storms in this beautifully illustrated Chinese history book for kids/5.

After a two-year respite on-shore, in the Treasure Fleet set out on its most ambitious expedition to date. Zheng, He led his armada all the way to the Arabian Peninsula and the Horn of Africa, making port calls at Hormuz, Aden, Muscat, Mogadishu, and : Kallie Szczepanski.

Description: This is probably the best book that has been written about the Spanish treasure fleet, which sank off of the east coast of Florida in a hurricane.

It includes the history of the fleet, its demise, and the subsequent salvage efforts (both. Jing, qi, and shen are three of the main notions shared by Taoism and Chinese culture alike. They are often referred to as the Three Treasures (sanbao 三寶), an expression that immediately reveals their importance and the close connection among them.

The ideas and practices associated with each term, and with the three terms as a whole, are complex and vary considerably in different contexts and. Author Robert Burgess and State Marine Archaeologist Carl Clausen in charge of the recovery program wrote the definitive book on the history of the fleet and the treasure recovery.

In this e-book by Robert Burgess, he reveals information about the treasure and its recovery that was purposely not available to the public at that time/5(4). Adventures of the Treasure Fleet: China Discovers that World is the amazing story of these seven epic voyages and their larger-than-life commander, Admiral Zheng He.

Beginning inAdmiral Zheng He led more than gigantic, brightly-painted ships across the South China Sea to the Indian Ocean and all the way to the distant coast of : Ann Martin Bowler.

[ citation needed ] Wagner published his book Pieces of Eight (Recovering The Riches Of A Lost Spanish Fleet) in This is a detailed account of the finding and exploration of many of these shipwrecks along the Florida " Treasure Coast.".

Shen and the Treasure Fleet And here are some picture books that might be worthwhile checking Red Butterfly: How a Princess Smuggled the Secret of Silk Out of China.

The Treasure Shipyard in Nanjing, where Zheng He’s massive fleet was built was shut down, abandoned and subsequently lost to history. A full-size model of a "middle-sized treasure boat" ( m long) of the Zheng He fleet at the Treasure Boat Shipyard site in Nanjing. Build ca. from concrete, lined with wooden planks.

Photo credit. The Annick LIVEbrary gives teachers and students the opportunity to meet with authors in a secure environment. Designed for middle school and junior high school students, teachers, librarians, and homeschoolers, the Annick LIVEbrary teaches collaborative technology along with these important subjects: Media Awareness, World History, Science, and Health.

Return to the Athenaeum and find the Treasure of the Shen'dralar. Claim your reward. In the library, Athenaeum, you will find an ancient chest hidden beneath the stairway. Take from it that which you desire. You open the chest to find You will also receive: 2 70 XP 60The Madness Within 60The Treasure of the Shen'dralar Patch (Mar): Added Wowhead Thottbot WoWDBCategory: Dire Maulfalse.

The Spanish treasure fleet, or West Indies Fleet from Spanish Flota de Indias, also called silver fleet or plate fleet (from the Spanish plata meaning "silver"), was a convoy system of sea routes organized by the Spanish Empire from towhich linked Spain with its territories in the Americas across the convoys were general purpose cargo fleets used for transporting a.

Now the fruits of this poisoned tree are beginning to ripen. Australian media reported this week that Chinese President Xi Jinping, who recently secured parliamentary permission to seek unlimited terms of office, had made scouring the world for evidence of Zheng’s great treasure fleet a priority of the Chinese state.

While China is not endorsing Menzies’ view (yet), Xi recently said that. "Adventures of the Treasure Fleet" is the amazing story of these seven epic voyages and their larger-than-life commander, Admiral Zheng He. Beginning inAdmiral Zheng He led more than gigantic, brightly-painted ships across the South China Sea to the Indian Ocean and all the way to the distant coast of Africa/5(13).Over hundred years ago, Emperor Zhu Di of China decided to build the greatest naval fleet the world had ever seen to befriend and trade with countries throughout Asia and Africa.

The admiral of this diplomatic and treasure-gathering fleet was a brilliant and peace-loving man named Zheng He.When China ruled the seas: the treasure fleet of the Dragon Throne, Louise Levathes, He Zheng In the tradition of Barbara Tuchman and Jonathan Spence, former veteran National Geographic staff writer Louise Levathes delivers a vivid, you-are-there account of .