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Story of the World Volume 1 - Text: Ancient Times

The Story of the World, Volume 1: Ancient Times - Text

From the Earliest Nomads to the Last Roman Emperor, this is Susan Wise Bauer's masterful narrative history of the ancient world for elementary-level readers.

Ancient Times (5000 BC to 400 AD)

History is a story. Isn't it time you read it that way? This engaging text presents world history in a narrative format. Found out:

  • 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?
  • How did a six-year old become the last emperor of Rome?

Susan Wise Bauer leads you on a fascinating journey through the cultures, conflicts, and ideas that continue to shape our world. This read-aloud book is designed for parents to share with elementary-school children, or for older readers to enjoy alone.

You may want to get the Audiobook on CD version for long car rides, or for your auditory learner. Use the Activity Book to make this a full-year curriculum. Tests are also available to use for students 4th grade and up.

AuthorSusan Wise-Bauer
Product CodeHR139
Length338 pages
PublisherWell-Trained Mind
FormatSoftcover, Black & White
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Order: HR139