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Story of the World: History for the Classical Child #03: Story of the World, Volume 3: Early Modern Times: From Elizabeth the First to the Fourty-Ninersby Susan Wise Bauer
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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.
Color a picture of Captain Cook in Botany Bay, design an Ottoman pattern, play the Battle of Bunker Hill board game, and pan for gold...don't just read about history'"experience it!
History will never be the same again!
This third book in the four-volume narrative history series for elementary students will transform your study of history. has won awards from numerous homeschooling magazines and readers' polls--over 150,000 copies of the series in print!
This spirited reading of the first in Susan Wise Bauer's Story of the Worldhistory series brings to life the stories and records of the peoples of ancient times.
Now more than ever, other countries and customs affect our everyday lives-and our children need to learn about the people who live all around the globe. Susan Wise Bauer has provided a captivating guide to the history of the ancient world. Written in an engaging, straightforward manner, The Story of the Worldweaves world history into a storybook format. This volume covers the major historical events from the years 1600 to 1850'"from Elizabeth I to the gold rush in California.
This Story of the Worldaudiobook is a collaboration between Jim Weiss, whose voice has been described as 'liquid gold' (CNN-TV), and Susan Wise Bauer, whose writing has been described as 'timeless and intelligent' (Publishers Weekly). It may be used along with the print books (The Story of the WorldVolume 3 Text Book, Activity Book, and Tests; each sold separately), as a supplement to a traditional history curriculum, or independently. Approximately 11 hours on 9 CDs.
Where was the Crystal Palace? Who was the Sick Man of Europe? And how did cow fat start a revolution?
Now more than ever, other countries and customs affect our everyday lives'"and our children need to learn about the people who live all around the world. Susan Wise Bauer has provided a captivating guide to the history of modern nations all around the world. Written in an engaging, straightforward manner, the final volume of the popular Story of the Worldseries weaves world history into a storybook format, covering major historical events in the years 1850-2000. From the Middle East and China to Africa and the Americas'"find out what happened all around the world in the last century and a half. Designed as a read-aloud project for parents and children to share together, The Story of the Worldincludes the stories of each continent and people group.
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 4 Grade Recommendation: Grades 3-8.
About the Author
Susan Wise Bauer is the best-selling author of the Story of the World series for elementary students, author of The Well-Educated Mind, The History of the Ancient World and The History of the Medieval World, and the co-author of The Well-Trained Mind: A Guide to Classical Education at Home. She is a faculty member in English at the College of William & Mary in Virginia, where she teaches writing and literature.
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