Visits to Asia

By: Sonya Shafer


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Make geography come alive through the delightful combination of maps and living books!

With Visits to Asia, you will explore geography through captivating photography, a traveler’s firsthand accounts, and step-by-step work with maps.

This Visits to Asia notebook serves as your guide to

  • see the big picture as you explore Asia.
  • become familiar with the countries of the world and where they are located.
  • get to know real families who live in those countries and see what their lives are like.
  • look closely and carefully at the details of those families’ countries.
  • create a personal map book.
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Product Description

Book List for Visits to Asia

Required books

  • Material World by Peter Menzel
  • Hungry Planet: What the World Eats by Peter Menzel

Optional Recommended Reading

Grades 1–3 or Family

  • The Children of China: An Artist’s Journey by Song Nan Zhang
  • A Grain of Rice by Helena Clare Pittman OR
    Grandfather Tang’s Story: A Tale Told with Tangrams by Ann Tompert
  • Horse Song: The Naadam of Mongolia by Ted and Betsy Lewin
  • Kami and the Yaks by Andrea Stenn Stryer
  • Kampung Boy by Lat
  • The Life of Rice: From Seedling to Supper by Richard Sobol (This book is out of print, but a library near you may have a copy.)
  • The Way We Do It in Japan by Geneva Cobb Iijima
  • Yasmin’s Hammer by Ann Malaspina

Grades 4–12

  • The Land I Lost: Adventures of a Boy in Vietnam by Quang Nhuong Huynh



Books In Series

Visits to Africa
Visits to Asia
Visits to Europe
Visits to North America
Visits to South & Central America, Australia
Visits to the Middle East

Additional Information

Weight .29 kg
Dimensions 11 × 9 × .54 in



Sonya Shafer


Simply Charlotte Mason


Spiral Bound



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