Vanishing Cultures: Mongolia (Vanishing Cultures Series) (Paperback)

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By Jan Reynolds, Jan Reynolds (Illustrator)
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This photo essay explores the life of Dawa and Olana, two young cousins who come from a family of nomads on the grassy plains of Mongolia.

It is a special day for cousins Dawa and Olana. Dawa's father is going to find them two small horses in the family's herd. Like other young Mongolian boys, Dawa and Olana are learning to be skilled horsemen.

Living as nomads on the grassy plains, Mongolians rely on horses to support their traditional way of life. Horses help with the daily work of rounding up the goats and cows that provide meat and milk for food, as well as skins for clothing and shelter. Dawa and Olana hope that with their new horses, they will learn to be great horsemen.



Product Details
ISBN: 9781600601309
ISBN-10: 1600601308
Publisher: Lee & Low Books
Publication Date: April 1st, 2007
Pages: 32
Language: English
Series: Vanishing Cultures Series