1001 Inventions and Awesome Facts From Muslim Civilization
By National Geographic
Produced by National Geographic for ages 8-12 using the winning formula of facts, photos and fun. Each page is packed with information on little-known history of Muslim civilization, showing how their achievements still apply to our world today.
We often think that people from a thousand years ago were living in the Dark Ages. But from the 7th Century onward in Muslim civilization there were amazing advances and inventions that still influence our everyday lives. Inventors created marvels like the elephant water clock, explorers drew detailed maps of the world, women made scientific breakthroughs and founded universities, and so much more!