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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 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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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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Castle by David Macaulay
Imagine yourself in 13th-century England. King Edward I has just named the fictitious Kevin le Strange to be the Lord of Aberwyvern--"a... [More]
Middle Ages
600-1300
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Greek Myths by Ingri D'Aulaire
No education is complete without a large slice of Greek mythology. And there's no better way of meeting that literary quota than with the... [More]
Ancient
before 500BC
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George Washington's World by Genevieve Foster
1942 Newbery Honor Title The period measured by the life of George Washington 1732 to 1799 was one of revolution and change in many... [More]
Discovery/
Colonial
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