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Ancient Times: From the Earliest Nomads to the Last Roman Emperor
     

Ancient Times: From the Earliest Nomads to the Last Roman Emperor

by Susan Wise Bauer
 
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

Overview

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.

Author Biography: 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-13:
9780971412965
Publisher:
Norton, W. W. & Company, Inc.
Publication date:
04/28/2003
Series:
Story of the World: History for the Classical Child Series
Pages:
336
Product dimensions:
5.50(w) x 8.30(h) x 1.00(d)
Age Range:
10 - 13 Years

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