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This read-aloud series is designed for parents to share with elementary-school children. Enjoy it together and introduce your child to the marvelous story of the world's civilizations. Now more than ever, other cultures are affecting our everyday lives — and our children need to learn about the other countries of the world and their history.

Susan Wise Bauer has provided a captivating guide to the history of other lands. Written in an engaging, straightforward manner, The Story of the World: History for the Classical Child, Volume 1: Ancient Times weaves world history into a story book format. What terrible secret was buried in Shi Huangdi's tomb? Did nomads like lizard stew? What happened to Anansi the Spider in the Village of the Plantains? And how did a six-year-old become the last emperor of Rome? The Story of the World covers the sweep of human history from ancient times until the present. Africa, China, Europe, the Americas — find our what happened all around the world in long-ago times.

Designed as a read-aloud project for parents and children to share together, The Story of the World includes each continent and major people group. Volume 1: Ancient Times is the first of a four-volume series and covers the major historical events in the years BCE 500 to 400 CE, as well as including maps, illustrations, and tales from each culture.

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"This is a basic history resource from which you can build a complete study for the early grades." Cathy Duffy, author of Christian Home Educator's Manual: Elementary Grades and co-author of Beyond Survival: A Guide to Abundant-Life Homeschooling

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"The details of real battles, kingdoms, cultures, and customs weave together a story worth telling over and over." The Old Schoolhouse Magazine

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"This works wonderfully as a family read-aloud....There's plenty of dialogue and enough detail to keep adults interested." Cafi Cohen, author of Homeschooling: The Teen Years

Synopsis:

This first book in the four-volume narrative history series for elementary students will transform your study of history. The Story of the Worldhas won awards from numerous homeschooling magazines and readers' polls'"over 150,000 copies of the series in print!

Synopsis:

What terrible secret was buried in Shi Huangdi's tomb? Did nomads like lizard stew? What happened to Anansi the Spider in the Village of the Plantains? And how did a six-year-old become the last emperor of Rome?

Told in a straightforward, engaging style that has become Susan Wise Bauer's trademark, The Story of the Worldseries covers the sweep of human history from ancient times until the present. Africa, China, Europe, the Americas'"find out what happened all around the world in long-ago times. This first revised volume begins with the earliest nomads and ends with the last Roman emperor. Newly revised and updated, The Story of the World, Volume 1includes maps, a new timeline, more illustrations, and additional parental aids. This read-aloud series is designed for parents to share with elementary-school children. Enjoy it together and introduce your child to the marvelous story of the world's civilizations.

Each Story of the Worldvolume provides a full year of history study when combined with the Activity Book, Audiobook, and Tests'"each available separately to accompany each volume of TheStory of the WorldText Book. Volume 1 Grade Recommendation: Grades 1-5.

About the Author

Susan Wise Bauer is a novelist and educator. With her mother, Jessie Wise, she co-authored The Well-Trained Mind: A Guide to Classical Education at Home, a book which has rapidly become an educational standard. Susan teaches at The College of William and Mary. She lives in Virginia.

Product Details

ISBN:
9780971412903
Subtitle:
History for the Classical Child
Author:
Bauer, Susan Wise
Author:
Bauer, S. Wise
Publisher:
Peace Hill Press
Location:
Charles City, Va.
Subject:
Africa
Subject:
India
Subject:
Parent Participation
Subject:
China
Subject:
Ancient - General
Subject:
Teaching Methods & Materials - Social Science
Subject:
History - Ancient
Subject:
Egypt
Subject:
Europe
Subject:
Asia
Subject:
Greece
Subject:
Rome
Subject:
Nomads
Subject:
Juvenile
Subject:
Home Schooling
Copyright:
Edition Description:
Student Ancillary
Series:
Story of the World: History for the Classical Child
Series Volume:
01
Publication Date:
20060417
Binding:
Paperback
Grade Level:
General/trade
Language:
English
Illustrations:
Illustrated throughout with black-and-wh
Pages:
338
Dimensions:
8.3 x 5.3 x 0.9 in 1.01 lb

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Product details 338 pages W. W. Norton & Company - English 9780971412903 Reviews:
"Review" by , "This is a basic history resource from which you can build a complete study for the early grades." Cathy Duffy, author of Christian Home Educator's Manual: Elementary Grades and co-author of Beyond Survival: A Guide to Abundant-Life Homeschooling
"Review" by , "The details of real battles, kingdoms, cultures, and customs weave together a story worth telling over and over."
"Review" by , "This works wonderfully as a family read-aloud....There's plenty of dialogue and enough detail to keep adults interested."
"Synopsis" by , This first book in the four-volume narrative history series for elementary students will transform your study of history. The Story of the Worldhas won awards from numerous homeschooling magazines and readers' polls'"over 150,000 copies of the series in print!
"Synopsis" by , What terrible secret was buried in Shi Huangdi's tomb? Did nomads like lizard stew? What happened to Anansi the Spider in the Village of the Plantains? And how did a six-year-old become the last emperor of Rome?

Told in a straightforward, engaging style that has become Susan Wise Bauer's trademark, The Story of the Worldseries covers the sweep of human history from ancient times until the present. Africa, China, Europe, the Americas'"find out what happened all around the world in long-ago times. This first revised volume begins with the earliest nomads and ends with the last Roman emperor. Newly revised and updated, The Story of the World, Volume 1includes maps, a new timeline, more illustrations, and additional parental aids. This read-aloud series is designed for parents to share with elementary-school children. Enjoy it together and introduce your child to the marvelous story of the world's civilizations.

Each Story of the Worldvolume provides a full year of history study when combined with the Activity Book, Audiobook, and Tests'"each available separately to accompany each volume of TheStory of the WorldText Book. Volume 1 Grade Recommendation: Grades 1-5.
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