Medieval Asia Booklist

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Book recommendations pertaining to Medieval Asia (400-1399).

See Also: Ancient China, Ancient India

Book TitleAuthorPubDateReading AgeTime PeriodTime FrameGeographic AreaCountryTopicGenreFormat
Mulan: Before the SwordLin, Grace2020MG
UMG
Early Civilization400AsiaChinaMulan
Han Dynasty
Mythology
FCB
Mother of the Believers: A Novel of the Birth of IslamPasha, Kamran2009YA
A
Early Medieval613-678Middle EastIraqIslamic HistoryFN
The Genius of Islam: How Muslims Made the Modern WorldBarnard, Bryn2011MG
UMG
Early Medieval622-750Middle EastVariousIslamic HistoryNFCB
Chengli and the Silk Road CaravanKang, Hildi2011MGEarly Medieval630AsiaChinaTang DynastyFCB
Brush of the GodsLook, Lenore2013LEEarly Medieval689-758AsiaChinaTang Dynasty
Wu Daozi
NF
B
PB
A Single ShardPark, Linda Sue2001UMGHigh Middle Ages1100-1199AsiaKoreaMedieval KoreaFCB
The Crystal RibbonLim, Celeste2017UMG
YA
Early Medieval1100AsiaChinaChinese Mytholoogy
Song Dynasty
FCB
Genghis Khan: 13th-Century Mongolian TyrantGoldberg, Enid A.2008UMG
YA
High Middle Ages1158-1227AsiaChinaGenghis Khan
Mongols
NF
Bio
CB
Genghis Khan The Bravest Warrior Who Bridged East and WestJian, Li2016LEHigh Middle Ages1158-1227AsiaChinaGenghis Khan
Mongols
NF
Bio
PB
I Rode a Horse of Milk White JadeWilson, Diane Lee2010UMG
YA
High Middle Ages1300-1399AsiaChinaMongoliaFCB

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List of abbreviations:
Reading Age Genre Format
LE = lower elementary
MG = middle grade (8-12 yrs.)
UMG = upper-middle grade (11-14 yrs.)
YA = young adult (14+)
A = adult (18+)
NF - non fiction
F = fiction
Bio = biography
HF = historical fantasy
AH = alternate history
OV - own voices
M = mythology
S = spine book
PB = picture book
GN = graphic novel
ER = early reader
CB = chapter book
B = book (NF)
N = novel
M = memoir