Wednesday, May 1, 2013

History Book List World History

I have been working on an American History book list and recently started getting requests for World History recommendations. I should have been recording these earlier, but it is never too late to start. I know I keep going back to the American History list when I am asked, so this will be my reminder list for world history Ancient and Modern as I find more books to list.

Ancient China:

DK Eyewitness Books: Ancient China

You Wouldn't Want to Work on the Great Wall of China!: Defenses You'd Rather Not Build

Ancient Egypt:

Adventures in Ancient Egypt (Good Times Travel Agency)Review here

DK Eyewitness Books: Ancient Egypt

Cleopatra (Time-Traveling Twins) by Stanley, Diane, Vennema, Peter (1997) Paperback

History News: The Egyptian News

Mummies and Pyramids: A Nonfiction Companion to Magic Tree House 3: Mummies in the Morning

Ancient Egypt: A Guide to Egypt in the Time of the Pharoahs (Sightseers)

You Wouldn't Want to Be an Egyptian Mummy!: Digusting Things You'd Rather Not Know

You Wouldn't Want to Be Cursed by King Tut!: A Mysterious Death You'd Rather Avoid

You Wouldn't Want to Be a Pyramid Builder!: A Hazardous Job You'd Rather Not Have

Ancient Greece:

Adventures in Ancient Greece (Good Times Travel Agency)

DK Eyewitness Books: Ancient Greece

History News: The Greek News

Ancient Greece and the Olympics: A Nonfiction Companion to Magic Tree House (Magic Tree House Fact Tracker)

Ancient Greece: A guide to the Golden Age of Greece (Sightseers)

You Wouldn't Want to Be a Greek Athlete!: Races You'd Rather Not Run

You Wouldn't Want to Be in Alexander the Great's Army!: Miles You'd Rather Not March

You Wouldn't Want to Be a Slave in Ancient Greece! (Revised Edition)

Ancient Rome:

DK Eyewitness Books: Ancient Rome

History News: The Roman News

Magic Tree House Fact Tracker 14 Ancient Rome and Pompeii A Nonfiction Companion to Magic Tree House #13 Vacation Under the Volcano by Osborne, Mary Pope, Boyce, Natalie Pope [Random,2006] (Paperback)

You Wouldn't Want to Be a Roman Gladiator!: Gory Things You'd Rather Not Know

Mesopotamia:

DK Eyewitness Books: Mesopotamia

You Wouldn't Want to Be an Assyrian Soldier!: An Ancient Army You'd Rather Not Join

You Wouldn't Want to Be a Sumerian Slave!: A Life of Hard Labor You'd Rather Avoid

Middle Ages:

Medieval Life (DK Eyewitness Books)

Knights And Castles (Magic Tree House Research Guide, paper)

You Wouldn't Want to Be a Crusader!: A War You'd Rather Not Fight

You Wouldn't Want to Be a Medieval Knight! (Revised Edition)

You Wouldn't Want to Live in a Medieval Castle!: A Home You'd Rather Not Inhabit

You Wouldn't Want to Work on a Medieval Cathedral!: A Difficult Job That Never Ends

Vikings:

Adventures with the Vikings (Good Times Travel Agency)

Viking World: A Guide to 11th Century Scandinavia (Sightseers)

World War II:

Jars of Hope: How One Woman Helped Save 2,500 Children During the Holocaust (Encounter: Narrative Nonfiction Picture Books)Review here

Snow Treasure Review here

The Journey That Saved Curious George: The True Wartime Escape of Margret and H.A. ReyReview here

The Little Ships: The Heroic Rescue at Dunkirk in World War II Review here





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