The Middle Ages: From the Fall of Rome to the Rise of the Renaissance

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Peace Hill Press, 2007 - Education - 416 pages
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Now more than ever, other cultures are affecting our everyday lives—andour children need to learn about the other countries of the world andtheir history. Susan Wise Bauer has provided a captivating guide to thehistory of other lands. Written in an engaging, straightforward manner,this revised edition of The Story of the World: History for theClassical Child, Volume 2: The Middle Ages weaves world history intoa story book format. Who discovered chocolate? What happened to thegiant Fovor of the Mighty Blows? Why did the Ottoman Turks drag theirwar ships across dry land?

The Story of the World coversthe sweep of human history from ancient times until the present. Africa,China, Europe, the Americas—find out what happened all around the worldin long-ago times. Designed as a read-aloud project for parents andchildren to share together, The Story of the World includes eachcontinent and major people group. Volume 2: The Middle Ages, isthe second of a four-volume series and covers the major historicalevents in the years 400 to 1600 CE, as well as including maps,illustrations, and tales from each culture.

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 2 Grade Recommendation: Grades 1-6.

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User Review  - Tiffany Sturlaugson -

This book is a great addition to our family library. It gives a brief historical overview of the regions of the world during the specific time period of the Middle Ages. Has pictures, stories, and ... Read full review

User Review  - Kari Dupuis -

I love these books. My daughter grabbed this one right out of the box and just started reading it. She found it hard to put down. She is really interested in this part of history and these books put ... Read full review

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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 Charles City, Virginia and is currently working on a four-volume history of the world.

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