Genevieve Foster World Books
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We love the different world books by Genevieve Foster.
The Genevieve Foster "world" books are useful for history studies. Her books
give a different perspective--a slice of history around the world during the
time of the leading character. Thanks to Beautiful Feet Books for re-publishing
The Genevieve Foster series was chosen by Cathy Duffy as on of her "100 Top
Picks for Homeschool Curriculum" in the history/social studies category.
Abraham Lincoln's World
Readers will enjoy an interesting look at not only the man, but the 19th
century world in which he lived. Britain's enormous growth and emergence as a
democracy, Germany united under Bismarck, Russia freeing the serfs, Japan opened
to foreign trade, the U.S. in turmoil over slavery, and many other cultural and
socio/economic events are all shared in Foster's Abraham Lincoln's World
laced with her traditional pictures, maps, time lines and graphs. Abraham
Lincoln's World will give you a look around the world in his time. 347 pages,
Augustus Caesar's World
Augustus Caesar's World is a slice of history measured by the lifetime
of Augustus Caesar. Readers will learn the major events and figures of Egyptian,
Hebrew, Greek, and Roman history; and also the cultures of ancient China, India,
and Persia. Told as a story it will delight readers young and old. Wonderful
timelines, charts and illustrations enhance the text. Please note: Foster looks
at the major world religions, including Christianity, from a historical
perspective, not necessarily as one of faith.
334 pages, Trade PB,
George Washington's World
This classic not only provides the reader a true biography of the great
American, but a view of the world in which he lived. Marvel also at the lives of
Franklin, Frederick the Great, Voltaire, Napoleon, Catherine of Russia, Eli
Whitney, Robert Fulton and many others. Portrayed as a whole, the political,
social, industrial, and scientific revolutions of the 1700's, come to life as
never before. George Washington's World is laced with vivid illustrations
and carefully researched maps and charts. 360 pages, Trade PB
The World of Captain John Smith
This award winning title continues the world's story near the turn of the
16th century during the reign of Queen Elizabeth I. Set amidst the drama of
Shakespearean England, readers will also be introduced to the prominent
personalities of Smith's world: Sir Francis Drake, Mary Queen of Scots, the
Medici of France, Galileo, Henry Hudson, Sir Walter Raleigh, Pope Gregory,
Chaplain, the Czars of Russia, the Pilgrims, the Puritans and many more. Dozens
of key events such as the closing of the Orient, the defeat of the Spanish
Armada, the writing of the KJV bible are included in the World of Captain
400 Pages, Trade PB, Intermediate/High School
The World of Columbus and Sons
The World of Columbus and Sons tells the story of the world of the
Renaissance and the Reformation. Columbus, Prince Henry the Navigator, Ivan III,
Gutenberg, Queen Isabella, Leonardo da Vinci, Mohammed II, Nomi Mansa, Martin
Luther, Vasco de Gama, Copernicus, Michelangelo, and many others all come to
life. The author, a three time Newbery Honor Award winner, presents the events
of this important period as a series of miniature dramas with an emphasis on the
interaction of events and people.
406 pages, Trade PB, Intermediate/High School.
The World of William Penn
Good news! Beautiful Feet Books republished The World of William Penn.
Like her other books, Genevieve Foster goes around the world during the life
of William Penn. You'll learn about the Sun King, the Great Wall of China,
Peter the Great, Sir Isaac Newton, the builder of the Taj Mahal and more.
It's a great supplement to your study of
Pennsylvania state history.
196 pages, Trade PB, For ages 8 and up.
The Year of the Horseless Carriage-1801
Transportation, communication, and technology in the early 19th century are
the subjects of The Year of the Horseless Carriage. Genevieve Foster
brings it all together with her wonderful around the world view of history.
196 pages, Trade PB, For ages 8 and up.