Azzan, Abd al-Rahman. Ibn Battuta Son of the Mighty Eagle.
Hood Hood Books, London, 1996.
Azzan, Abd al-Rhaman. Ibn Battuta in the Valley of Doom.
Hood Hood Books, London. 1996.
Azzan, Abd al-Rhaman. Ibn Battuta and the Lost Shadow
Hood Hood Books, London
Azzan, Abd al-Rhaman. Ibn Battuta and the Tartar Princess.
Hood Hood Books, London, 1998. This series of books are not very accurate, yet they are an easy read and could be used in the classroom as a comparison to Ibn Battuta's primary source material.
Calliope, Vol.9, Number 8, April 1999. This issue focuses only on Ibn Battuta
Chanek, Sherilin." National Geographic Reading Expeditions", World Regions Africa, National Geographic Society, Washington, D.C., 2003. Easy read covers the Sahara, Savanna, Rain Forest and Great Rift Valley
Eskin, Force Eden. "National Geographic Reading Expeditions". West Asia People and Places, National Geographic Society, Washington, D.C., 2003. Focus on cultures of West Asia from India to Turkey contains a great map
Haskins, James and Bensen, Kathleen. African Beginnings. Harper Collins Children's Book, New York, New York, 1998. Easy read for students, traces and explains Africa's
Henderson, Robert." National Geographic Reading Expeditions". World Regions, West Asia, National Geographic Society, Washington, D.C.2003. Topics include Land of the Monsoons, Himalaya, Arid West Asia and Inland Seas this could help students understand the dangers of a 12th century traveler.
Howlett Margaret, M. Richard Robinson editor, "Scholastic Art", New York, New York, Dec. 2005/ Jan. 2006.Details the importance and meaning of Islamic art
Meade, Deborah. "National Geographic Reading Expeditions", World Cultures Africa People and Places, National Geographic Society, Washington, D.C. 2003. This magazine is considered with modern Africa.
King, Wayne and Lewinski, Marcel. Experiencing World History.
American Guidance Service, Inc., Circle Pines, Minnesota, 1991. Class textbook
Kurlansky, Mark. The Story of Salt.
G.P.Putnams Sons, New York, New York, 2006.
Interesting book on history of salt, could be used as a read aloud
Masoff, Joy, Mali,Land of Gold and Glory,
Five Ponds Press, Waccabuc, New York,2007. Presents the story of Mali and Mansa Musa
McKissack, Patricia and Fredick, The Royal Kingdoms of Ghana, Mali, and Songhay,
Life in Medieval Africa,
Henry Holt and Co., New York, New York, 1994. Concise and accurate information on the kingdoms of early Africa
Rumford, James, Traveling Man
The Journey of Ibn Battuta, 1325-1354.
Houghton Mifflin Company, New York, New York, 2001. Delightful book used as class read aloud
Serra, Michael, Discovering Geometry, An Inductive Approach
Key Curriculum Press, Berkeley, California, 1993. Math textbook with instructions on Islamic art