The Story of the World: History for the Classical Child - Volume 4: The Modern Age


  • Grades: 4th Grade, 5th Grade, 6th Grade, 7th Grade, 8th Grade

  • Subjects: Reading, Social Studies

  • Product Type: Book

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The Story of the World is an amazing way to introduce world history in an engaging fashion to early elementary-aged students. It provides a broad overview of the modern age and does excellent job of teaching the basics. Kids will learn that history is interesting and fun and you will be amazed by how much history your child remembers after going through the captivating stories in this book.

Purchase with the accompanying activity book for a more comprehensive history experience.

Want to test your child's comprehension? Get the accompanying Tests and Answer Key.

Click Here to view a sample from the publisher.

Great for ages 6 and up!

This fourth book in the four-volume narrative history series for elementary students will transform your study of history. The Story of the World has won awards from numerous homeschooling magazines and readers' polls―over 150,000 copies of the series in print!

Where was the Crystal Palace? Who was the Sick Man of Europe? And how did cow fat start a revolution?

Now more than ever, other countries and customs affect our everyday lives―and our children need to learn about the people who live all around the world. Susan Wise Bauer has provided a captivating guide to the history of modern nations all around the world. Written in an engaging, straightforward manner, the final volume of the popular Story of the World series weaves world history into a storybook format, covering major historical events in the years 1850-2000. From the Middle East and China to Africa and the Americas―find out what happened all around the world in the last century and a half. Designed as a read-aloud project for parents and children to share together, The Story of the World includes the stories of each continent and people group.

Each Story of the World volume provides a full year of history study when combined with the Activity Book and Tests―each available separately to accompany each volume of TheStory of the World Text Book. Volume 4 Grade Recommendation: Grades 3-8. Illustrated throughout with black-and-white drawings and maps.



  • Publisher: Peace Hill Press (June 17, 2005)
  • Paperback: 512 pages
  • ISBN-10: 0972860339
  • ISBN-13: 978-0972860338


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