Story of the World, Vol. 1: History for the Classical Child: Ancient Times (Paperback)

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Story of the World, Vol. 1: History for the Classical Child: Ancient Times (Paperback)


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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. The Story of the World, Volume 1 includes maps, a timeline, more illustrations, and additional parental aids. Available in Hardcover, Paperback, and Audiobook. 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 and geography study when combined with the Activity Book, available separately to accompany each volume of The Story of the World Text Book.

For older students (grade 4 and above), add the Test and Answer Key to increase the rigor of the curriculum.

Volume 1 Grade Recommendation: Grades 1-4.
Susan Wise Bauer is an educator and academic who has worked with parents and students for more than twenty years. She taught at the College of William and Mary in Virginia for fifteen years. Her previous best-selling titles for Norton include The Well-Educated Mind: A Guide to the Classical Education You Never Had, Rethinking School, The Story of Western Science: From the Writings of Aristotle to the Big Bang Theory, and the History of the World series
Product Details ISBN: 9781933339009
ISBN-10: 1933339004
Publisher: The Well-Trained Mind Press
Publication Date: April 17th, 2006
Pages: 349
Language: English
Series: Story of the World
This may well be the best multi-age read aloud narrative of world history yet to have been written.
— Homeschooling in Japan