A lively and fascinating introduction to the dramatic history of the ancient Greeks. Full of interesting facts, detailed illustrations, and clear photographs, also absorbing activites, and the traditional story of Theseus and the Minotaur.
In the 1400's, much of the earth was unmapped. Europeans knew there were gold and spices in China and Japan, but they had no idea how to get there, or what they would run into on their way. Yet some men felt they were smart and brave enough to figure it out, and here are their stories. Jean Fritz writes with fascinating detail and wry wit.
This is a great devotion book to be used with families. Each one-page devotion begins with an introductory question, followed by a devotion based on a Psalm verse, and concludes with another thinking question and prayer.
First of a trilogy and I look forward to reading more about the Eliot family. Three generations of the Eliot family figure into this story about love, commitment, courage, a little mystery, adventure, and more. I enjoyed the story and the characters.
This book contains stories of how children lived during the 1700's. It teaches children about America's Colonial period through a series of delighful stories. Children learn more about Benjamin Franklin, George Washington, and Betsy Ross as they read about children who lived during the struggle for liberty.