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Augustus Caesar's World by Genevieve Foster
Considered the innovator of "horizontal history," Genevieve Foster became frustrated when her two school-aged children complained about the... [More]
Classical
500BC-600AD
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The Civil War by Julius Caesar
The Civil War is Caesar's masterly account of the celebrated war between himself and his great rival Pompey, from the crossing of the... [More]
Classical
500BC-600AD
Secondary
& Adult
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The Runaway by Patricia St John
Philo, a first-century Phoenician boy, is worried about his family. Evil hangs over their house like a cloud. And it all seems to come... [More]
Ancient
before 500BC
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George Washington by Sterling North
Sterling North, author of the award-winning children’s classic Rascal, tells the tale of the Father of Our Country and how he became... [More]
Discovery/
Colonial
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Carry On Mr. Bowditch by Jean Lee Latham
Readers today are still fascinated by "Nat," an eighteenth-century nautical wonder and mathematical wizard. Nathaniel Bowditch grew up in a... [More]
1800'sMiddleGeneral
Essays by Samuel Johnson
With his wit, eloquence, and shrewd perception of contemporary morals, Samuel Johnson was the most versatile writer of the English... [More]
Discovery/
Colonial
Secondary
& Adult
General
The Magna Charta by James Daugherty
It was Ben Franklin who coined the phrase, "Rebellion to tyrants is obedience to God," and if any historical drama fulfills that maxim, it... [More]
Middle Ages
600-1300
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The Landing of the Pilgrims by James Daugherty
In England in the early 1600s, everyone was forced to join the Church of England. Young William Bradford and his friends believed they had... [More]
Discovery/
Colonial
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Cathedral by David Macaulay
The Gothic cathedral is one of humanity's greatest masterpieces--an architectural feast that couldn't help but attract the attention of... [More]
Renaissance/
Reformation
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Columbus by Ingri D'Aulaire
As is their custom, the d'Aulaires have thoroughly researched their subject in order to provide the most historically accurate account of... [More]
Renaissance/
Reformation
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