The story of clocks and calendars: marking a millennium
Travel through time with the maestros as they explore the amazing history of timekeeping!
Did you know that there is more than one calendar? While the most commonly used calendar was on the year 2000, the Jewish calendar said it was the year 5760, while the Muslim calendar said 1420 and the Chinese calendar said 4698. Why do these differences exist? How did ancient civilizations keep track of time? When and how were clocks first invented?
Find answers to all these questions and more in this incredible trip through history.
Level 6.9, 1 Points
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|Grouping Title||story of clocks and calendars marking a millennium|
|Grouping Author||maestro betsy|
|Last Grouping Update||2018-09-18 04:47:19AM|
|Last Indexed||2018-09-19 04:54:43AM|
|detailed_location_aacpl||Edgewater Library - Children's Nonfiction|
|display_description||Discusses the year 2000 as a milestone marking two thousand years of human achievement, as a threshold leading into a new millennium, and as an important anniversary of the birth of Jesus Christ.|
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|local_callnumber_aacpl||J 909.83 M|
|owning_library_aacpl||Anne Arundel County Public Library|
|record_details||ils:a153902|Book|Books||English|Lothrop, Lee & Shepard,|c1999.|48 p. : col. ill. ; 29 cm.|
|series||American Story Series The Book for the year 2000|
|subject_facet||Calendar -- History -- Juvenile literature, Calendar -- Juvenile literature, Millennium (Eschatology) -- Juvenile literature, Two thousand, A. D, Two thousand, A. D. -- Juvenile literature|
|title_display||The story of clocks and calendars : marking a millennium|
|title_full||The story of clocks and calendars : marking a millennium / by Betsy Maestro ; illustrated by Giulio Maestro|
|title_short||The story of clocks and calendars :|
|title_sub||marking a millennium|
|topic_facet||Calendar, History, Millennium (Eschatology), Two thousand, A. D|