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

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Paperback, Peace Hill Press, 2006, ISBN# 1933339004
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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.

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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.

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Contributed by: West, Jeff
Publisher: W W Norton & Co Inc
Publish Date: Apr 2006
ISBN-13: 9781933339009
ISBN-10: 1933339004
Format: Paperback
Number of Pages: 338
Shipping Weight (in pounds): 1.0
Product in Inches (L x W x H): 5.25 x 8.0 x 1.0
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5.0 stars 8/20/2013 by Eastbaygal
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I thought the book would be interesting for adults but be a bit over my kids' heads because it had few pictures. Not so! My kids - ages 7-10, love it. It's more enjoyable than any dull history book I ever had!

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Excellent book. highly recommended for home school history curriculum. you need the test booklet and activity booklet as well to accompany this reader. There are a total of 4 volumes. This is the 1st year. So far my girls enjoy it and it's easy to follow. Great value and very surprised Walmart carried it.

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