The Story of the Romans IllustratedDidactic Press #ad - The classic helene guerber work introduces the majesty of the Roman civilization through story, from the legendary founding of the city to its' equally legendary fall. The story of the romans is loaded with vivid illustrations that balance a rich, educational, narrative experience.
Galileo and the Magic NumbersOpen Road Media Teen & Tween #ad - And it was through this quest for truth that he was able to establish a structure for modern science. Sixteenth century italy produced a genius who marked the world with his studies and hypotheses about mathematical, physical and astronomical truths. Truth appears only when the answers to questions are searched out by a free mind.
His father, musician vincenzio Galilei said, “Truth is not found behind a man’s reputation. This is not the easy path in life but it is the most rewarding. Galileo challenged divine law and the physics of Aristotle, and questioned everything in search of truths.
Mystery of the Periodic TableBethlehem Books #ad - The first part of wiker's witty and solidly instructive presentation is most suitable to middle school age, while the later chapters are designed for ages 12-13 and up, with a final chapter somewhat more advanced. Illustrated by Jeanne Bendick and Ted Schluenderfritz. Leads the reader on a delightful and absorbing journey through the ages, on the trail of the elements of the Periodic Table as we know them today.
He introduces the young reader to people like von helmont, Cavendish, Boyle, Priestly, all incredibly diverse in personality and approach, and many others, Lavoisier, Stahl, who have laid the groundwork for a search that is still unfolding to this day.
The Story of Mankind#ad - From the very beginning of mankind, the development of writing and art, the rise of world religions, to the formation of nation-states and modern politics, van Loon emphasizes the people and events central to the monumental changes and achievements of human history. A remarkable, and enduring work, accurate, “The Story of Mankind” is a masterpiece of children’s literature and continues to engage and inspire young readers to this day.
. First published in 1921 and awarded the first ever newbery medal of 1922 for its contribution to children’s literature, “The Story of Mankind” follows the history of western civilization from prehistoric times to the early 20th century. Originally written for his children, a Dutch-American journalist and historian, Hendrik van Loon, both wrote and illustrated this classic for children to learn about world history in an entertaining way.
The Story of Mankind #ad - Beautiful and detailed, van loon’s epic work has withstood the test of time with its lively illustrations and warm and accessible prose, making these famous figures and grand world events relatable and interesting to children of all ages. This edition is printed on premium acid-free paper.
The Odyssey for Boys and GirlsSMK Books #ad - It takes odysseus ten years to reach Ithaca after the ten-year Trojan War. The poem centers on the Greek hero Odysseus and his long journey home after the fall of Troy. The odyssey is literature's grandest evocation of everyman's journey though life. Odysseus survives storm and shipwreck, where treacherous suitors seek to steal his kingdom and his loyal wife, only to find his most difficult challenge at home, the lure of the Sirens' song and a trip to the Underworld, the cave of the Cyclops and the isle of Circe, Penelope.
. The odyssey is Homers' sequel to the Iliad.
It Couldn't Just Happen: Knowing the Truth About God's Awesome CreationThomas Nelson #ad - Did earth begin with a æbig bangÆ cosmic explosion?ö ôdoes science contradict the bible?ö ôWhat happened to dinosaurs?ö ôIs there life on other planets?ö ôDid we evolve from apes?ö ôWhat makes my body work on its own?ö Kids are daily exposed to the theory of evolution by the media and public schools.
This four-color, gold medallion book Award winner is a perfect tool that offers solid, biblical answers to some of the tough questions kids ask about evolution and our world. With thousands of evidences to prove he created and sustains the universe, It CouldnÆt Just Happen will fascinate kids with fun activities and examples of GodÆs marvelous works.
It Couldn't Just Happen: Knowing the Truth About God's Awesome Creation #ad - ItÆs not safe to assume that your kids will reject that theory. ItÆs up to us as parents and Christian leaders to make sure our children know the truth about the creation of the world.
The Iliad for Boys and Girls Yesterday's ClassicsYesterday's Classics #ad - Suitable for ages 8 and up. Vigorous retelling of homer's iliad, relating the incidents of the great siege of Troy, from the quarrel of the chiefs to the ransoming of Hector's body.
Archimedes and the Door of ScienceCaramna Corporation #ad - In a biography full of lively incidents, Bendick discusses the mathematician, discoveries, inventor, and great pioneer of modern scientific method including his work, and the knowledge later based upon it. . The author, through text and pictures, introduces Archimedes- the ancient Greek mathematician who enriched mathematics and all branches of science.
The Dream Keeper and Other PoemsKnopf Books for Young Readers #ad - In a larger format, featuring brian pinkney's scratchboard art on every spread, Hughes's inspirational message to young people is as relevant today as it was in 1932. Illus. This classic collection of poetry is available in a handsome new gift edition that includes seven additional poems written after The Dream Keeper was first published.