The Story of the World Book
Score: 4
From 33 Ratings

The Story of the World


  • Author : Susan Wise Bauer
  • Publisher : Peace Hill Press
  • Release Date : 2006
  • Genre: Education
  • Pages : 351
  • ISBN 10 : 9781933339009

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The Story of the World Excerpt :

A history of the ancient world, from 6000 B.C. to 400 A.D.

The Story of the World Book
Score: 4.5
From 19 Ratings

The Story of the World


  • Author : S. Wise Bauer
  • Publisher : Unknown
  • Release Date : 2006
  • Genre: World history
  • Pages : null
  • ISBN 10 : 0971412995

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The Story of the World Excerpt :

Presents a history of the ancient world, from 6000 B.C. to 400 A.D.

The Story of the World  History for the Classical Child  Ancient Times  From the Earliest Nomads to the Last Roman Emperor  Revised Second Edition   Vol  1   Story of the World  Book
Score: 4
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The Story of the World History for the Classical Child Ancient Times From the Earliest Nomads to the Last Roman Emperor Revised Second Edition Vol 1 Story of the World


  • Author : Susan Wise Bauer
  • Publisher : Peace Hill Press
  • Release Date : 2006-04-17
  • Genre: Education
  • Pages : 338
  • ISBN 10 : 9781942968009

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The Story of the World History for the Classical Child Ancient Times From the Earliest Nomads to the Last Roman Emperor Revised Second Edition Vol 1 Story of the World Excerpt :

This first book in the four-volume narrative history series for elementary students will transform your study of history. The Story of the World has won awards from numerous homeschooling magazines and readers' polls—over 150,000 copies of the series in print! 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 World series 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 1 includes 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 World volume provides a full year of history study when combined with the Activity Book, Audiobook, and Tests—each available separately to accompany each volume of The Story of the World Text Book. Volume 1 Grade Recommendation: Grades 1-5.

First Grade Math with Confidence Instructor Guide  Math with Confidence  Book

First Grade Math with Confidence Instructor Guide Math with Confidence


  • Author : Kate Snow
  • Publisher : Peace Hill Press
  • Release Date : 2021-06-01
  • Genre: Juvenile Nonfiction
  • Pages : 568
  • ISBN 10 : 9781952469060

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First Grade Math with Confidence Instructor Guide Math with Confidence Excerpt :

Easy-to-use, comprehensive coverage of all essential first grade math topics. This scripted, open-and-go program from math educator Kate Snow will give you the tools you need to teach math with confidence—even if you’ve never taught math before. Short, engaging, and hands-on lessons will help your child develop a strong understanding of math, step by step. Counting, comparing, and writing numbers to 100 Addition and subtraction facts to 20 Addition and subtraction word problems Beginning place-value and mental math Shapes, money, time, and measurement

Story of the World  Vol  3  History for the Classical Child  Early Modern Times  Revised Edition   Vol  3   Story of the World  Book

Story of the World Vol 3 History for the Classical Child Early Modern Times Revised Edition Vol 3 Story of the World


  • Author : Susan Wise Bauer
  • Publisher : Peace Hill Press
  • Release Date : 2004-04-12
  • Genre: Education
  • Pages : 330
  • ISBN 10 : 9781942968023

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Story of the World Vol 3 History for the Classical Child Early Modern Times Revised Edition Vol 3 Story of the World Excerpt :

This third book in the four-volume narrative history series for elementary students will transform your study of history. The Story of the World has won awards from numerous homeschooling magazines and readers' polls—over 150,000 copies of the series in print! 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 3: Early Modern Times weaves world history into a story book format. Who was the Sun King? Why did the Luddites go around England smashing machines? And how did samurai become sumo wrestlers? The Story of the World 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. 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 3: Early Modern Times is the third of a four volume series and covers the major historical events in the years 1600 to 1850, as well as including maps, illustrations, and tales from each culture. Each Story of the World volume provides a full year of history study when combined with the Activity Book, Audiobook, and Tests—each available separately to accompany each volume of The Story of the World Text Book. Volume 3 Grade Recommendation: Grades 3-8.

Story of the World Text Bundle  Paperback Book

Story of the World Text Bundle Paperback


  • Author : Susan Wise Bauer
  • Publisher : Story of the World
  • Release Date : 2020-02-25
  • Genre: Juvenile Nonfiction
  • Pages : 1734
  • ISBN 10 : 1945841761

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Story of the World Text Bundle Paperback Excerpt :

With over a million copies of the series now in print, The Story of the World has become an enduring favorite of young readers and their parents.

The Story of the World  History for the Classical Child  Volume 1 Book
Score: 5
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The Story of the World History for the Classical Child Volume 1


  • Author : Susan Wise Bauer
  • Publisher : Peace Hill Press
  • Release Date : 2007-08-28
  • Genre: Education
  • Pages : 98
  • ISBN 10 : 9781933339214

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The Story of the World History for the Classical Child Volume 1 Excerpt :

A subject as moving and powerful as humanity's past should be inviting, and when it is told well, it is. Susan Wise Bauer succeeds in telling the captivating story of history with her best-selling history series. Parents and young readers have fallen in love with her narrative history, The Story of the World, and its accompanying Activity Book. Now teachers and home educators can take advantage of a new and valuable learning tool: the Tests and Answer Key package. Included are 42 tests: one for each chapter of The Story of the World. Perfect for evaluating comprehension and retention. The narrative format of The Story of the World helps children remember the famous people, places, and events in history. These tests offer you an easy way to make sure that your child is absorbing the important events from world history. A combination of multiple choice, matching, fill-in-the-blank, and short writing samples allow you to evaluate your child's retention and comprehension of key events in The Story of the World. The Tests package contains an answer key for all tests. These easy-to-use tests and answer keys, successfully used by hundreds of parents and teachers, provide an objective method for measuring retention of key facts, figures, and events from history. A combination of sequencing, matching, short-answer, and essay-style questions gives students a chance to show what they've learned. Used with The Story of the World Text Book and Activity Book (sold separately), the Test and Answer Key gives educators a complete history curriculum for their elementary school students.

A World Undone Book
Score: 4
From 18 Ratings

A World Undone


  • Author : G. J. Meyer
  • Publisher : Bantam
  • Release Date : 2007-05-29
  • Genre: History
  • Pages : 818
  • ISBN 10 : 9780553382402

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NEW YORK TIMES BESTSELLER • Drawing on exhaustive research, this intimate account details how World War I reduced Europe’s mightiest empires to rubble, killed twenty million people, and cracked the foundations of our modern world “Thundering, magnificent . . . [A World Undone] is a book of true greatness that prompts moments of sheer joy and pleasure. . . . It will earn generations of admirers.”—The Washington Times On a summer day in 1914, a nineteen-year-old Serbian nationalist gunned down Archduke Franz Ferdinand in Sarajevo. While the world slumbered, monumental forces were shaken. In less than a month, a combination of ambition, deceit, fear, jealousy, missed opportunities, and miscalculation sent Austro-Hungarian troops marching into Serbia, German troops streaming toward Paris, and a vast Russian army into war, with England as its ally. As crowds cheered their armies on, no one could guess what lay ahead in the First World War: four long years of slaughter, physical and moral exhaustion, and the near collapse of a civilization that until 1914 had dominated the globe. Praise for A World Undone “Meyer’s sketches of the British Cabinet, the Russian Empire, the aging Austro-Hungarian Empire . . . are lifelike and plausible. His account of the tragic folly of Gallipoli is masterful. . . . [A World Undone] has an instructive value that can scarcely be measured”—Los Angeles Times “An original and very readable account of one of the most significant and often misunderstood events of the last century.”—Steve Gillon, resident historian, The History Channel

The Basque History of the World Book
Score: 3.5
From 30 Ratings

The Basque History of the World


  • Author : Mark Kurlansky
  • Publisher : Bloomsbury Publishing USA
  • Release Date : 2010-07-05
  • Genre: History
  • Pages : 386
  • ISBN 10 : 9780802779427

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The Basque History of the World Excerpt :

The Basque History of the World is the illuminating story of an ancient and enigmatic people. Signs of their civilization existed well before the arrival of the Romans in 218 B.C., and though theories abound, no one has ever been able to determine their origins. Their ancient tongue, Euskera, is equally mysterious: It is the oldest living European language, and is related to no other language on Earth. Yet despite their obscure origins and small numbers (2.4 million people today), the Basques have had a profound impact on Europe and the world for more than 2,000 years. Never seeking more land, they have nonetheless fiercely defended their own against invaders ranging from the Celts and Visigoths to Napoleon and Franco. They have always been a paradoxical blend of inbred tradition and worldly ambition, preserving their indigenous legal code, cuisine, literature-even their own hat and shoe-while at the same time striving immodestly to be leaders in the world. They were pioneers of commercial whaling and cod fishing, were among the first Europeans in the Americas, Africa, and Asia during the age of exploration, and were prosperous capitalists when capitalism was a new idea, later leading the Industrial Revolution in southern Europe. Their influence has been felt in every realm, from religion (the charismatic Ignatius Loyola founded the Jesuits in 1534) to sports and commerce. Today, even while clinging to their ancient tribal identity, they are ready for a borderless world: The unique Basque concept of nationhood has never been more relevant, at a time when Basques are enjoying what may be the most important cultural renaissance in their long existence. Mark Kurlansky's passion for the Basque people- their heroes and commoners alike-and his exuberant eye for detail shine throughout The Basque History of the World. Like his celebrated book Cod, it blends human stories with economic, political,The Basque History of the World is the illuminating story of an ancient and en

Reflections on the History of Art Book

Reflections on the History of Art


  • Author : Ernst Hans Gombrich
  • Publisher : Univ of California Press
  • Release Date : 1987-01-01
  • Genre: Art
  • Pages : 258
  • ISBN 10 : 0520061896

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Essays discuss Greek and Chineese art, Da Vinci, Michelangelo, Dutch genre painting, Rubens, Rembrandt, art collecting, museums, and Freud's aesthetics

Tree Story Book

Tree Story


  • Author : Valerie Trouet
  • Publisher : JHU Press
  • Release Date : 2020-04-21
  • Genre: Nature
  • Pages : 256
  • ISBN 10 : 9781421437781

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Trouet delights us with her dedication to the tangible appeal of studying trees, a discipline that has taken her to austere and beautiful landscapes around the globe and has enabled scientists to solve long-pondered mysteries of Earth and its human inhabitants.

The Story of the World in 100 Moments Book

The Story of the World in 100 Moments


  • Author : Neil Oliver
  • Publisher : Random House
  • Release Date : 2021-09-16
  • Genre: Architecture
  • Pages : 432
  • ISBN 10 : 9781473575301

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The Story of the World in 100 Moments Excerpt :

'Oliver is an evocative storyteller, vividly bringing his tales to life' BBC History From Genghis Khan's domination on earth to Armstrong's first steps on the moon, discover the 100 moments that defined humanity and shaped our world forever. Neil Oliver takes us on a whistle-stop tour around the world and through a million years to give us this unique and invaluable grasp of how human history pieces together. From the east to the west, north to south, these 100 moments act like stepping stones allowing us to make sense of how these pivotal events have shaped the world we know today. Including many moments readers will expect - from the advent of the printing press to the birth of the internet - there are also surprises, and with them, some remarkable, unforgettable stories that give a whole new insight on our past. From the bestselling author of The Story of the British Isles in 100 Places, this is outstanding new history of how our world was made from 5000 BC to the present. ********************* Praise for Neil Oliver 'Neil Oliver writes beautifully - bringing the past to life and letting us see ourselves in a new light.' - Professor Alice Roberts 'Brilliantly demonstrates Neil's mastery of the broad sweep of British history and landscape.' - Dan Snow 'Highly-crafted...a vivid, pungent history.' - TLS 'Compelling' - Daily Mail

The Story of the World  History for the Classical Child Book

The Story of the World History for the Classical Child


  • Author : Susan Wise Bauer
  • Publisher : National Geographic Books
  • Release Date : 2020-03-03
  • Genre: Education
  • Pages : 0
  • ISBN 10 : 9781945841477

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The Story of the World History for the Classical Child Excerpt :

The newly revised comprehensive activity book and curriculum guide, revised and updated, makes history come alive for your child; a perfect accompaniment to Volume 3 of Susan Wise Bauer’s The Story of the World series. A Complete History Curriculum for One Year Don’t just read about history--experience it! Color a picture of Captain Cook in Botany Bay, design a Persian rug, play the Battle of Bunker Hill board game, and pan for gold. Designed to turn the accompanying book The Story of the World, Volume 3 into a complete history program, this activity book provides comprehension questions and answers, sample narrations, maps and geography activities, coloring pages, lists of additional readings in history and literature, and many simple, hands-on activities designed for grades 3-6. Revised and updated with new coloring pages, new game boards, updated literature lists to include the best books from the past fifteen years, and more! Activity Book 3 Grade Recommendation: Grades 3-6.

The Story of the World in 100 Species Book

The Story of the World in 100 Species


  • Author : Christopher Lloyd
  • Publisher : Bloomsbury Publishing
  • Release Date : 2016-09-27
  • Genre: History
  • Pages : 418
  • ISBN 10 : 9781408876381

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The Story of the World in 100 Species Excerpt :

The author of What on Earth Happened? offers a radical new look at the story of Earth, seen through the prism of the living things that have had the greatest impacts on the planet.