The Story of Mankind

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#ad - This edition is printed on premium acid-free paper. Originally written for his children, a Dutch-American journalist and historian, Hendrik van Loon, both wrote and illustrated this classic for children to learn about world history in an entertaining way. First published in 1921 and awarded the first ever newbery medal of 1922 for its contribution to children’s literature, “The Story of Mankind” follows the history of western civilization from prehistoric times to the early 20th century.

The Story of Mankind #ad - . A remarkable, and enduring work, accurate, “The Story of Mankind” is a masterpiece of children’s literature and continues to engage and inspire young readers to this day. From the very beginning of mankind, to the formation of nation-states and modern politics, the development of writing and art, the rise of world religions, van Loon emphasizes the people and events central to the monumental changes and achievements of human history.

Beautiful and detailed, van loon’s epic work has withstood the test of time with its lively illustrations and warm and accessible prose, making these famous figures and grand world events relatable and interesting to children of all ages.

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The Story of David Livingstone Illustrated

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Didactic Press #ad - One of the foremost missionaries intensely focused on achieving substantial and lasting change in freeing human beings from the cruelty of other human beings. David livingstone, a great opponent of the African slave trade and noted explorer. A beautiful introduction to the story of Dr.

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Mystery of the Periodic Table

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Bethlehem Books #ad - He introduces the young reader to people like von helmont, Cavendish, Lavoisier, Priestly, Boyle, and many others, Stahl, all incredibly diverse in personality and approach, who have laid the groundwork for a search that is still unfolding to this day. Illustrated by Jeanne Bendick and Ted Schluenderfritz.

The first part of wiker's witty and solidly instructive presentation is most suitable to middle school age, while the later chapters are designed for ages 12-13 and up, with a final chapter somewhat more advanced. Leads the reader on a delightful and absorbing journey through the ages, on the trail of the elements of the Periodic Table as we know them today.

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It Couldn't Just Happen: Knowing the Truth About God's Awesome Creation

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Thomas Nelson #ad - ItÆs not safe to assume that your kids will reject that theory. Did earth begin with a æbig bangÆ cosmic explosion?ö ôdoes science contradict the bible?ö ôWhat happened to dinosaurs?ö ôIs there life on other planets?ö ôDid we evolve from apes?ö ôWhat makes my body work on its own?ö Kids are daily exposed to the theory of evolution by the media and public schools.

It Couldn't Just Happen: Knowing the Truth About God's Awesome Creation #ad - This four-color, gold medallion book Award winner is a perfect tool that offers solid, biblical answers to some of the tough questions kids ask about evolution and our world. With thousands of evidences to prove he created and sustains the universe, It CouldnÆt Just Happen will fascinate kids with fun activities and examples of GodÆs marvelous works.

ItÆs up to us as parents and Christian leaders to make sure our children know the truth about the creation of the world.

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The Story of the Romans Illustrated

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Didactic Press #ad - The classic helene guerber work introduces the majesty of the Roman civilization through story, from the legendary founding of the city to its' equally legendary fall. The story of the romans is loaded with vivid illustrations that balance a rich, educational, narrative experience.

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The Iliad for Boys and Girls Yesterday's Classics

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Yesterday's Classics #ad - Suitable for ages 8 and up. Vigorous retelling of homer's iliad, relating the incidents of the great siege of Troy, from the quarrel of the chiefs to the ransoming of Hector's body.

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The Plutarch Project Volume Five: Alexander and Timoleon

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Anne E. White #ad - This fifth volume in The Plutarch Project tells the stories of an ambitious king and a reluctant general. The book includes vocabulary and discussion questions, plus edited text for the Lives of Alexander a double-length study and Timoleon.

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Galileo and the Magic Numbers

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Open Road Media Teen & Tween #ad - Galileo and the Magic Numbers #ad - Truth appears only when the answers to questions are searched out by a free mind. And it was through this quest for truth that he was able to establish a structure for modern science. This is not the easy path in life but it is the most rewarding. Galileo challenged divine law and the physics of Aristotle, and questioned everything in search of truths.

Sixteenth century italy produced a genius who marked the world with his studies and hypotheses about mathematical, physical and astronomical truths. His father, musician vincenzio Galilei said, “Truth is not found behind a man’s reputation.

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The Story of the Greeks

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#ad - The Story of the Greeks #ad - This book was converted from its physical edition to the digital format by a community of volunteers. Purchase of the Kindle edition includes wireless delivery. You may find it for free on the web.

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Archimedes and the Door of Science

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Caramna Corporation #ad - The author, through text and pictures, introduces Archimedes- the ancient Greek mathematician who enriched mathematics and all branches of science. In a biography full of lively incidents, Bendick discusses the mathematician, discoveries, and great pioneer of modern scientific method including his work, inventor, and the knowledge later based upon it.

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The Odyssey for Boys and Girls

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SMK Books #ad - The Odyssey for Boys and Girls #ad - The odyssey is literature's grandest evocation of everyman's journey though life. Odysseus survives storm and shipwreck, the lure of the sirens' song and a trip to the Underworld, only to find his most difficult challenge at home, the cave of the Cyclops and the isle of Circe, where treacherous suitors seek to steal his kingdom and his loyal wife, Penelope.

The odyssey is Homers' sequel to the Iliad. The poem centers on the Greek hero Odysseus and his long journey home after the fall of Troy. It takes odysseus ten years to reach Ithaca after the ten-year Trojan War.

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