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  • Item #: 067797
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  • Item #: 046480
    ISBN: 9781932350203
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    Labeled as the "Father of History," the Greek Herodotus traveled throughout the distant lands of the ancient world and recorded past events, customs, and geographical settings of exotic places such as Syria, Persia, and Egypt. He was the first man to do so. This book takes place from Herodotus' perspective and recounts the tales of his many travels in easy to understand, modern day language. – Enh

    (445 B.C.)

  • Item #: 006212
    ISBN: 9780140303353
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    When a young Egyptian boy is orphaned, his life changes. Although he has always desired to become an apprentice to the goldsmith in whose shop he works, his half-brother, now his guardian, apprentices him to the stone cutters instead. The mystery begins as he learns a secret that may explain his half-brother's seemingly unearned wealth...

  • Item #: 017304
    ISBN: 9780977859702
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    This fun and educational supplement will be a great diversion from boring textbooks and endless amounts of reading! Students will love putting some of their other talents into their history lessons. This book is divided into several sections including Creation, Noah, Tower of Babel, Egypt, China, Joseph and Moses, David, Jonah, and the Trojan Horse. As you can see, it covers many aspects of early history with a good mix of Biblical accounts and other historical events. Each section begins with a drawing of the time period or place, followed by drawing instructions for all different aspects of the picture, and concluding with a page of information about the time period so students can practice their penmanship. For example: Egypt starts with a colored page featuring a pyramid, mummy, and sphinx. The following pages have separate step-by-step drawing instructions (1-3 pages per drawing) for each of those items. The information about Egypt closes the section, written in cursive so students have a model to copy their handwriting after. Sprinkled with interesting facts and Bible verses, this book is sure to bring the ancient times to life. 64 pages. ~ Megan
  • Item #: 008935
    ISBN: 9780394846996
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    Covers Egyptian history from earliest beginnings to conquest by Rome and contains biographical sketches of important figures in each chapter.

  • Item #: 007687
    ISBN: 9780688154806
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    An excellent biography of this Macedonian Greek Queen of Egypt. Cleopatra was one of the last of the Ptolemies, a royal line descended from a general of Alexander the Great. Notable for her determination, intelligence, and beauty, she almost succeeded in her goal of unifying the world under her rule. This captivating account by Diane Stanley follows her tumultuous life from the beginning of her rule at age 18 to her death in defeat at age 39. It also explains much about the ambitions of Julius Caesar as well as the downfall of Mark Antony - two men totally devoted to this strong-willed queen.

  • Item #: 000627
    ISBN: 9780141332598
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    These 20 tales of gods, magic and adventure have been around for centuries. Storyteller Roger Lancelyn Green is ready to take you into the mysterious and magical world of Ancient Egypt. Includes such tales as "The Great Queen Hatshepsut", "The Golden Lotus" and "The Girl with the Rose-red Slippers." 215 pgs, pb.

  • Item #: 071216
    ISBN: 9780688140236
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  • Item #: 032264
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    What could be a more appropriate activity to accompany your study of Ancient Egypt than making your own papyrus? This kit includes instructions and enough strips of Egyptian papyrus stem to create one sheet of papyrus. The process takes several days, and a lot of soaking, but when you're done, you can use your sheet of authentic papyrus for your own unique Egyptian work of art, or a scroll! Please note that this kit does have a distinctive salty, dried-plant "aroma" which may be more offensive to some noses than others. ~ Jess

  • Item #: 051248
    ISBN: 9780890516096
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    Lavishly illustrated and packed with engaging information, this book begs to be read, studied, and thoroughly enjoyed. Beginning with an introduction discussing the challenges facing the authority of Biblical history, archaeologist David Down stresses the importance of understanding historical records and timelines, and how a correct interpretation of historical records in Egypt and Israel show a remarkable consistency with Biblical records. Each successive chapter explores the history and geography of Israel through her prophets and kings. Topics include: Noah and the worldwide flood; Abraham In Ur and Canaan; Isaac and Rebekah; Jacob and Esau; Joseph to Moses; Crossing the Sinai Peninsula (Red Sea); desert wilderness; crossing the Jordan; Joshua to Judges; Samuel and Saul; David as King; Solomon; Israel and Judah; Israel and Assyria; Judah and Assyria; Judah's Exhile; Medo-Persian Empire; Jerusalem's Triumph (Esther to Malachi) and the King of Kings, a look at the life of Jesus in the New Testament. Beneficial appendices provide more details on the tabernacle, Solomon's Temple, the Dead Sea Scrolls and reference tables from the Complete Works of Josephus. From Master Books, this book is an indispensable guide to understanding the Bible's archaeological history. 170 pgs, hc. ~ Deanne

  • Item #: 018005
    ISBN: 9780794528331
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    This book covers it all, from the dawn of history right up to the year 2000, for all the major civilizations, all the rulers, and all the events in world history. Pages are filled with clear, interesting accounts of historical events, realistic reconstructions of scenes, and tons of incredible photographs. More than 100 charts and maps are included, allowing you to see exactly where events took place. Besides being an intriguing book to read, this is also your link to world history on the web. After reading about a subject, go online; every link leads you to a website where you can read additional information, watch video clips, play games, see photos, and use other unique website features to experience "virtually" all of world history. I was never much for history, but I wish I had this book when I was younger; these websites look really intriguing. For a study of the ancient world you can get virtual tours of the Seven Wonders of the Ancient World, a virtual walking tour of Rome and Athens, learn to speak Ancient Greek, write in hieroglyphics, take interactive tours of museums, explore the Valley of Kings in Egypt and learn about the pharaohs buried there and their tombs through photos and panoramic movies, view profiles of famous Romans and Greeks, explore a clickable Roman marketplace, and loads more. Some sights are interactive, where you can, for example, reenact the Battle of Hastings, and some are treasure troves of information, maps, timelines, and diagrams.

    Note: The first 100 or so pages of the book discuss the "Prehistoric World" (starting 4,550 million years ago with the Big Bang and proceeding to 12,000 years ago when the last ice age came to an end). This section outlines evolution and likely contains objectionable material. However, the rest of the sections (Ancient World, Medieval World, Last 500 Years) are more factual and make up for the first. A colorful, captivating book. 416 pages. Stephanie

  • Item #: 014367
    ISBN: 9780486261300
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  • Item #: 003382
    ISBN: 9780746033654
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    This combined volume of all four Time Traveler books focuses on everyday life in various periods in history. Like the Book of World History it contains interesting text and captivating illustrations (in typical Usborne style!).

    So, how is it different? The World History book goes through history, looking at different civilizations during each period. The Omnibus focuses in on specific time periods in history and examines in detail the lives of fictional characters who could have lived during that time. My (then) 12 year old daughter recommended reading through the World History volume first, then the Time Traveler's Omnibus to "zoom in" on certain historical periods. She says this book will "give you a better understanding and appreciation of how it was to live during that time - it's the next best thing to being there."

  • Item #: 051912
    ISBN: 9780310396338
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  • Item #: 038930
    ISBN: 9781931397360
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    Maybe a trip around the world is a little out of your budget, but you can bring a "taste" of the world into your home! This book by Jamie Aramini takes you to all the continents and exposes you to the native cuisines and authentic dinning customs found there. For example, in Africa you will have a chance to re-create dining experiences from Egypt, Ethiopia, Kenya, Morocco, Nigeria, and South Africa. Each country not only has three different recipes provided, but information on the culture, dining traditions, key ingredients, and native words or phrases for you to try and use during the meal. The recipes range in difficulty, but all of them use ingredients that you would find in your local grocery store. This is a great book to incorporate into your geography lessons; as you study different countries you can treat family and friends to an international meal and dress, talk, and dine according to that country's customs. The author also provides reproducible activities that will help get your kids excited about eating their way around the world, including a Food Journal, Food Passport, and websites to check out for more native recipes! This book is going to transform meal time into a fun learning time for all! 112 pgs, spiral-bound, pb. – elise

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  • Item #: 035055
    ISBN: 9780794511418
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    Like all other Usborne books you've ever seen, this colorfully detailed encyclopedia is packed with info and ready to be explored. Well laid out on eye-catching pages, the history of the ancient world is detailed from the earliest civilizations of Mesopotamia 
(the book first has a few pages about early farmers and towns of 12,000 years ago)
 to the end of the Roman Empire in the early centuries AD. Stunning photographs and detailed reconstructions illustrate the book as you learn about Egypt, Greece, and other civilizations. The last section is an ancient world fact finder, with a "who's who in the ancient world", a time chart, a glossary, and an index. Web links mentioned in the book are routed through an Usborne site so they can be kept up to date. This small-format version is 7.5" x 9.5" and will complement any history program or be a great read all on its own. ~ Zach

  • Item #: 021567
    ISBN: 9781883937737
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    Egypt is being ruled by the Kushite dynasty. Young Prince Taharka, a very minor royal son, succeeds unexpectedly to the throne of Kush and Egypt. He begins to find his way until a treacherous plot pushes him into sudden exile and into the hands of Amos, an emissary of King Hezekiah, seeking help for Judea from the Egyptians against the Assyrians. Taharka must choose with whom to side. This novel is inspired by research on the historical King Taharka and his period.

  • Item #: 019664
    ISBN: 9780448419763
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    My sister Megan and I got into hieroglyphics when we were younger, and loved writing our names in hieroglyphics, especially on our schoolwork. Although some of the small symbols are hard to draw when you are in a hurry, this book gives you an edge on some other books on the subject, as it includes a stencil containing all of the alphabet hieroglyphics on it. Besides hieroglyphics, the 32-page book also offers the reader background on the Rosetta Stone, Egyptian gods and goddesses, mummies, and other aspects of ancient Egyptian culture. Kids learn not only the basic hieroglyphic alphabet, but also determinatives and how some different symbols were often used to spell the same things. - Jess

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  • Item #: 014224
    ISBN: 9780395321218
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    Ancient Egyptians believed in eternal life, but preservation of the body and protection of earthly possessions were important parts of this afterlife. Pyramids were designed to accomplish both.

  • Item #: 013539
    ISBN: 9780486409801
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    Dress up King Tut in a matched outfit, or mix and match for a combination truly original.

  • Item #: 011821
    ISBN: 9780836135466
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    Twelve-year-old Tirzah and her family are slaves in Egypt. Under the tyranny of Pharaoh, they must make mud bricks without straw, so Tirzah cuts grass for her father and brother. Seeing this makes the Egyptian guards angry, and they crack their whips to make the people work harder. "If only my people could escape," Tirzah thinks to herself. If only Moses could persuade Pharaoh to let them go. Their only hope is that Yahweh, the Lord God, will hear their prayers and rescue them from the cruelty of Egypt. Paperback, 160 pages. ~ Rachel P.

  • Item #: 009110
    ISBN: 9780531238523
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    ISBN: 9781784458737
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  • Item #: 006757
    ISBN: 9780880621397
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    Another fascinating Bible history book by Ruth Beechick, author of Adam and His Kin. The product of much research and knowledge of ancient history and the Bible, it is suitable for teens or adults as a short course in ancient history. But, more than that, it is the story of truth - and how that truth has come to be perverted through history. It is the story of righteous and wicked men and kings. It is the story of civilizations - how and where they sprung up and flourished. It's the story of our roots. The historical and literary evidences of Biblical truth, the tracing of the recorded truth that eventually became our Bible, and the chronology of our "family tree" are masterfully woven together in this extremely readable text. Throughout Ruth's narrative, we can see the origins of false religions and flawed world views. Taking us through Genesis 1-11, it contains six units, corresponding to the "books" written by the earliest recorders of history. Using the King James translation, each unit begins with the actual Scripture to read. A Scripture study includes activities to help students understand the reading - activities such as drawing maps, listing genealogies, memorizing key verses, noting specific words used, comparing the reading to other Scriptures, etc. Topic studies address particular references in the Scripture reading and expand on them, using historic, literary, and linguistic sources. Ruth's many insights and expert compilation of information make these studies engrossing. Each topic is followed by questions that can be answered orally or in writing. Further study has the student do a little research and reporting of his own. In these sections, source books and other readings are recommended. There are also suggestions for several correlating writing projects. If using the study with several students, you may want to assign each a different one. Other types of activities are also included, varying by unit. The book is recommended for use independently for junior high and up, or for a family study with children of all ages. I know my eight-year-old would enjoy this study as much (or more) as my older children. I would be surprised if parents purchasing this book as an independent course for their older children didn't end up reading it from cover to cover themselves.

  • Item #: 005407
    ISBN: 9781931414111
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  • Item #: 046746
    ISBN: 9781400031146
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    This extensive work by the Greek historian Herodotus is considered to be the first true piece of historical writing in Western literature. Based on the experiences of his travels, The Histories is a collection of Herodotus's encounters with the various peoples and cultures around the regions of the Mediterranean and the Black Sea. The Histories is also perhaps most well-known as one of the first, and surviving, accounts of the rise of the Persian Empire. To further enhance the learning experience, the book includes illustrations, maps, annotations, and appendices. The appendices were written by top scholars in their respective fields and cover such topics as Athenian government, Egypt, Scythia, the Spartan state, oracles, religion, tyranny, and women. Translated by Andrea Purvis. pb, 953 pgs. - Enh

  • Item #: 046355
    ISBN: 9780448413259
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    ISBN: 9780531231562
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