Publishing Organization

DK Publishing, Inc.


Non-fiction, illustrated story of the Abbasid era translation effort that brought the knowledge of the ancient world and many cultures into the Arabic language, where it was preserved, built upon and later translated into Latin in Europe, where it helped stimulate the Renaissance.

Type of Resource

Book, children and youth literature

Topic Category
  • World history
  • Islamic history and civilization
  • Islamic civilization
  • World religions
  • Children and youth literature
Grade Level
  • Elementary
  • Middle School