This section provides a short description of all the major characters in the book. This can be printed out as a study guide for students, used as a "key" for leading a class discussion, or you can jump to the quiz/homework section to find worksheets that incorporate these descriptions into a variety of question formats.
Genghis Khan - Also known as Temujin, this person was born in 1162, to a nomadic family, in what is modern day Mongolia. There are reports that this person was born with a blood clot in-hand.
Khubilai Khan - Living from 1215 to 1294, this Fifth Great Khan ruled from 1260 to 1294 and was responsible for the demise of the Sung dynasty.
The Early Mongols - These nomads largely originated from Turkey and were encouraged by a large country nearby to fight amongst each other.
Hoelun - Captured from the Merkid tribe, this person was...
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