For Younger Readers

For Middle Grade Readers

For High School Readers

History Spines and References

Written in the straightforward, engaging style that has become Susan Wise Bauer's trademark, The Story of the World series covers the sweep of human history. This read-aloud series is designed for parents to share with elementary (grades 1-4) grade children. This series is also appropriate for grades 5-8 to read on their own. Story of the World Volume III, Early Modern Times brings students on an adventure to learn about the Sun King, how the samurai became sumo wrestlers, what the Black Hold of Calcutta was, and why a California town was named Ground Hog Glory! In our increasingly global age, children will enjoy learning about the history of the entire world.

This revised edition includes 48 beautiful new illustrations by Jeff West, easier-to-read formatting, and a pronunciation guide to the names and places discussed in the book.

420 pages, indexed with pronunciation key, chronology, geography, softcover. Revised edition.