Category: Childrens History Nonfiction

  • Download AQA GCSE History: Power and the People by Alf Wilkinson PDF

    By Alf Wilkinson

    AQA approved

    Create a stimulating, well-paced educating path throughout the 2016 GCSE heritage specification utilizing this tailored sequence that attracts on a legacy of market-leading heritage textbooks and the person topic specialisms of the writer crew to motivate pupil success.

    - encourage your scholars to deepen their topic wisdom via an attractive and thought-provoking narrative that makes historic suggestions available and fascinating to state-of-the-art learners

    - Embed revolutionary abilities improvement in each lesson with rigorously designed concentration projects that inspire scholars to question, examine and interpret key topics

    - Take scholars' ancient realizing to the following point by utilizing a wealth of unique modern resource fabric to inspire wider mirrored image on diverse periods

    - support your scholars in achieving their capability at GCSE with revision suggestions and perform questions geared in the direction of the replaced overview version, plus invaluable recommendation to assist examination preparation

    - expectantly navigate the recent AQA specification utilizing the professional perception of skilled authors and lecturers with reading experience

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  • Download Bad Princess: True Tales from Behind the Tiara by Kris Waldherr PDF

    By Kris Waldherr

    fail to remember every thing you inspiration you knew approximately princesses... Welcome to undesirable Princess through Kris Waldherr (author of Doomed Queens), the place you will discover what rather occurs after "Happily Ever After." From the war-torn darkish a long time of Medieval Europe to America's Gilded Age, and all of the manner as much as Kate Middleton, undesirable Princess explores greater than thirty precise princess tales, going past the glitz and glamour to determine what lifestyles was once quite like for younger royals all through historical past. a mixture of royal biography, popular culture, paintings, sort, and natural enjoyable, undesirable Princess is a whip-smart, tongue-in-cheek spin at the conventional princess narrative, proving that it takes greater than an exquisite crown to be an exceptional leader.
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  • Download Los momentos más emocionantes de la historia de España by Fernando García de Cortázar PDF

    By Fernando García de Cortázar

    ¿Y si un día encuentras un manuscrito misterioso oculto en un viejo libro?

    ¿Y si leyéndolo descubres que existe un pasadizo secreto que te permite viajar en el tiempo?

    Sí, sí, viajar en el tiempo. Solo tienes que seguir leyendo. Página a página, los angeles Historia se irá abriendo ante ti y podrás oír, oler, ver, sentir, vivir, algunos de los momentos más decisivos y emocionantes de nuestro pasado. Viajarás en una galera romana. A lomos de un corcel árabe visitarás los angeles fabulosa Córdoba de los emires y califas. Derribarás murallas, defenderás castillos, levantarás catedrales. Partirás al Nuevo Mundo junto a Colón y entrarás en Tenochtitlán al lado de Cortés. Lucharás en Lepanto, Trafalgar y Bailén. Verás trabajar a Goya en su estudio y a los sabios del 98 discutir en los cafés. Oirás al pueblo gritar «¡Viva los angeles República!», escucharás caer las bombas en Madrid y votarás en nuestras primeras elecciones democráticas. Son tantas las estaciones que te esperan en este gran viaje…

    ¿Acaso no sabías que los angeles Historia es el mejor libro de aventuras?

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  • Download Socrates: Greek Philosopher (Social Studies Readers) by Lisa Zamosky PDF

    By Lisa Zamosky

    Socrates was once an historical Greek thinker who assisted in shaping Greek ideals. Readers will learn how Socrates' principles and ideology can nonetheless be discovered this day during this alluring biography that includes brilliant pictures, easy-to-read textual content, a word list, index, and desk of contents. the beautiful evidence can have youngsters enthralled as they know about Socrates' impact at the global round him in addition to old philosophy, Alexander the nice, Athens, Pericles, and the Acropolis.
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  • Download Chronologica: The Incredible Years That Defined History by Bloomsbury Publishing PDF

    By Bloomsbury Publishing

    Compiled by means of the workforce in the back of Whitaker's Almanack, Chronologica is a desirable trip via time, from the basis of Rome to the construction of the web. alongside the way in which are stories of kings and queens, sizzling air balloons, comets... and monkeys in space.

    Travel via a hundred of the main fabulous years in international background and research why being a Roman Emperor wasn't continuously pretty much as good because it sounds, how the Hundred Years' battle did not truly final for a hundred years and why Spencer Perceval holds a slightly unlucky record.

    Chronologica is an informative and enjoyable glimpse into historical past, fantastically illustrated and whole of excellent evidence. whereas Chronologica tells the tales of recognized humans in historical past reminiscent of Thomas Edison and Alexander the nice, this books additionally recounts the lives of lesser-known participants together with the explorer Mungo Park and sculptor Gutzon Borglum.

    This historic compendium is bound to entertain readers old and young, and warranted to give even the largest heritage buff with whatever new!
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  • Download Fab Four Friends: The Boys Who Became the Beatles by Susanna Reich,Adam Gustavson PDF

    By Susanna Reich,Adam Gustavson

    In 1957 in Liverpool, England, a tender lad named John Lennon and his band performed tune at a neighborhood church reasonable. within the viewers was once Paul McCartney, who loved what he heard and shortly joined the gang. Paul's good friend George Harrison saved displaying up at rehearsals until eventually the older boys ultimately permit him in. ultimately they discovered the right drummer, Ringo Starr, and the fitting identify: The Beatles.

    Told via a lyrical textual content and wonderful work, this publication spotlights 4 traditional boys transforming into up amid the rubble of postwar England who came across song to be a robust, even life-saving, force.

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  • Download The Beginner's Guide to Canadian Honours by Christopher McCreery PDF

    By Christopher McCreery

    recommended for the 2009 top Books for children & Teens

    For greater than forty years Canadian orders, undefined, and medals were used to acknowledge exemplary electorate for his or her awesome contributions to our nation and to the realm. even supposing Canada is a comparatively younger nation, we're lucky to have the most complete honours platforms within the world.

    With the Order of Canada at its centre, the Canadian honours method comprises the Victoria move, famous person of braveness, Order of St. John, common crusade big name, Canadian Forces ornament, and a wide selection of alternative awards.

    From the honours of recent France to the various British medals presented to Canadians ahead of 1967, a few of the components of the trendy Canadian honours process are defined. This brief booklet, wealthy with illustrations and pictures, presents an easy-to-understand review of Canadian honours, who has acquired them, and the way they're bestowed. The ebook additionally incorporates a donning guide.

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  • Download WJEC Eduqas GCSE History: The Elizabethan Age, 1558-1603 by R. Paul Evans PDF

    By R. Paul Evans

    Bring out the easiest in each pupil, permitting them to increase in-depth topic wisdom and historic abilities with the market-leading sequence for WJEC Eduqas, absolutely up-to-date for 2016 that can assist you navigate the recent content material and review specifications with ease.

    - Maps the content material opposed to the most important questions within the 2016 specification, with thorough and trustworthy direction assurance written by way of a crew of skilled authors, academics and examiners

    - Motivates scholars to extend their topic wisdom by means of following a transparent, special narrative that leads beginners subject by means of subject during the very important concerns, occasions and concepts

    - gradually builds ancient knowing and talents as scholars paintings via more than a few attractive school room actions with dependent help at each stage

    - Boosts scholars' self assurance forthcoming evaluation, supplying various possibilities to training kinds of exam-style questions

    - Captures freshmen' curiosity through delivering a wealthy number of resource fabric that brings old classes to lifestyles, bettering figuring out and pleasure during the course

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  • Download Great World War II Projects You Can Build Yourself: Learn by Sheri Bell-Rehwoldt PDF

    By Sheri Bell-Rehwoldt

    A entire examine international battle II, this task e-book encourages little ones to re-create existence within the Nineteen Forties whereas studying approximately compassion, teamwork, and sacrifice. Touching upon approximately each point of the war—from the management of Winston Churchill and Franklin D. Roosevelt to the discovery of recent army technologies—a transparent figuring out of the explanations and results of worldwide warfare II is supplied during the hands-on production of period-specific implements. actions contain creating a papier-mâché financial institution, tabletop victory backyard, turn booklet, secret agent message hidden in a deck of playing cards, soldier's care package deal, pretend footprint mildew, victory jewellery pin, and ration book.
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