The Modern Age

Author: Elizabeth Rountree
Publisher: Peace Hill Press
ISBN: 9781933339023
Release Date: 2007-03-27
Genre: Education

History has been taught in a boring way for far too long.

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
ISBN: 9781942968009
Release Date: 2006-04-17
Genre: Education

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.

The Modern Age

Author: S. Wise Bauer
Publisher: Peace Hill Press
ISBN: 9780972860338
Release Date: 2005
Genre: Education

Chronological history of the modern age, from 1850 to 2000.

The Story of the World History for the Classical Child The Modern Age From Victoria s Empire to the End of the USSR Vol 4 Story of the World

Author: Susan Wise Bauer
Publisher: Peace Hill Press
ISBN: 9781942968030
Release Date: 2005-06-17
Genre: Education

This fourth 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! 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 World series 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 World includes the stories of each continent and people group. 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 4 Grade Recommendation: Grades 3-8.

The Story of the World History for the Classical Child The Modern Age Tests and Answer Key Vol 4 Story of the World

Author: Susan Wise Bauer
Publisher: Peace Hill Press
ISBN: 9781942968115
Release Date: 2007-04-17
Genre: Education

History has been taught in a boring way for far too long. 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.

The Modern Age

Author: S. Wise Bauer
Publisher: Peace Hill Press
ISBN: 9780972860338
Release Date: 2005
Genre: Education

Chronological history of the modern age, from 1850 to 2000.

Early Modern Times

Author: Susan Wise Bauer
Publisher: Peace Hill Press
ISBN: 0972860320
Release Date: 2004-09-15
Genre: Education

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 Tests and Answer Key Vol 1 Story of the World

Author: Susan Wise Bauer
Publisher: Peace Hill Press
ISBN: 9781942968085
Release Date: 2007-09-17
Genre: Education

History has been taught in a boring way for far too long. 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.

Commodore Perry in the Land of the Shogun

Author: Rhoda Blumberg
Publisher: Harper Collins
ISBN: 9780061971693
Release Date: 2009-10-06
Genre: Juvenile Nonfiction

In 1853, few Japanese people knew that a country called America even existed. For centuries, Japan had isolated itself from the outside world by refusing to trade with other countries and even refusing to help shipwrecked sailors, foreign or Japanese. The country's people still lived under a feudal system like that of Europe in the Middle Ages. But everything began to change when American Commodore Perry and his troops sailed to the Land of the Rising Sun, bringing with them new science and technology, and a new way of life.

The Story of the World

Author: S. Wise Bauer
Publisher: Peace Hill Press
ISBN: 0971412952
Release Date: 2003
Genre: Education

Provides sample questions and answers, recommended readings, maps, and activities.

A Young Person s Guide to Knowing God

Author: Patricia St. John
Publisher: Christian Focus
ISBN: 1857925580
Release Date: 2014-01-20
Genre: Juvenile Nonfiction

Patricia St. John has written her own guide book to encourage you to get into God's ultimate guide book - his Word - the Bible. It comprises of 46 stories based on The Apostle's Creed.

Though the Darkness Hide Thee

Author: Susan Wise Bauer
Publisher: Multnomah
ISBN: 1576732371
Release Date: 1998
Genre: Fiction

Mike and Amanda Clement are going back to Little Croft, Virginia, the rural town where Amanda grew up. They hope to find a new beginning(a pastoral ministry for Mike, who has just completed his seminary training, and a start for Amanda's teaching career. Plus they'll be surrounded by family and the beauties of the Virginia countryside. Instead, what they find are ancient resentments, clan feuds, the hostility of Little Croft's richest men, and a savage murder. And Amanda must decide what to put first - her own ambitions or the good of her husband and family.

Shahnameh

Author: Abolqasem Ferdowsi
Publisher: Penguin
ISBN: 9781101993231
Release Date: 2016-03-08
Genre: Poetry

The definitive translation by Dick Davis of the great national epic of Iran—now newly revised and expanded to be the most complete English-language edition Dick Davis—“our pre-eminent translator from the Persian” (The Washington Post)—has revised and expanded his acclaimed translation of Ferdowsi’s masterpiece, adding more than 100 pages of newly translated text. Davis’s elegant combination of prose and verse allows the poetry of the Shahnameh to sing its own tales directly, interspersed sparingly with clearly marked explanations to ease along modern readers. Originally composed for the Samanid princes of Khorasan in the tenth century, the Shahnameh is among the greatest works of world literature. This prodigious narrative tells the story of pre-Islamic Persia, from the mythical creation of the world and the dawn of Persian civilization through the seventh-century Arab conquest. The stories of the Shahnameh are deeply embedded in Persian culture and beyond, as attested by their appearance in such works as The Kite Runner and the love poems of Rumi and Hafez. For more than sixty-five years, Penguin has been the leading publisher of classic literature in the English-speaking world. With more than 1,500 titles, Penguin Classics represents a global bookshelf of the best works throughout history and across genres and disciplines. Readers trust the series to provide authoritative texts enhanced by introductions and notes by distinguished scholars and contemporary authors, as well as up-to-date translations by award-winning translators. From the Trade Paperback edition.