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Author Major, John S.

Title Caravan to America : living arts of the Silk Road / John S. Major and Betty J. Belanus ; [foreword by Yo-Yo Ma].

Publication Info. Chicago : Cricket Books, 2002.


Location Pub Note Copy No. Status
 LaSalle PL Juvenile Non-Fiction - LSBB-3  CC J 745 MAJ    AVAILABLE
 Richard A Mautino Memorial Lib Juvenile Non-Fiction - RAMG-8  J 745.089 MAJ    AVAILABLE
Edition First edition.
Description xiii, 130 pages : color illustrations, map ; 21 x 24 cm
text txt rdacontent
unmediated n rdamedia
volume nc rdacarrier
Note "A Marcato book."
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references (pages [127]-129) and index.
Contents Qi Shu Fang: Peking opera performer -- Doug Kim: Korean American martial artist -- Yeshi Dorjee: Tibetan artist-monk -- Abdul Khaliq Muradi: Turkmen rug restorer -- Tamara Katayev: Bukharan singer -- Najmieh Batmanglij: Iranian American cook -- La Verne J. Magarian: Armenian American calligrapher and paper artist -- Peter Kyvelos, Greek American oud maker.
Summary Profiles eight artists and artisans now living in America who are originally from the "Silk Road," an ancient network of caravan trails through which trade goods, ideas, and arts passed between Asia and the Mediterranean. Included are Qi Shu Fang, Doug Kim, Yeshi Dorjee, Abdul Khaliq Muradi, Tamara Katayev, Najmieh Batmanglij, La Verne Magarian, and Peter Kyvelos.
Study Program Accelerated Reader AR MG 8.2 3.0 68785.
Subject Folk art -- Asia, Central -- Juvenile literature.
Ethnic art -- Asia, Central -- Juvenile literature.
Handicraft -- Asia, Central -- Juvenile literature.
Expatriate artists -- United States -- Juvenile literature.
Folk artists -- Asia, Central -- Juvenile literature.
Artisans -- Asia, Central -- Juvenile literature.
Arts, American -- 20th century -- Juvenile literature.
Folk art -- Asia, Central.
Handicraft -- Asia, Central.
Silk Road.
Added Author Belanus, Betty J.
ISBN 0812626664 hardcover $24.95
081262677X paperback

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