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From: Library Lady (
Subject:         FS - World History - Ancient, Middle, Modern - lots of NEW titles added
Date: October 28, 2012 at 4:02 pm PST

World History
I accept Paypal or a money order. Shipping is media mail. $3.25 for the
first book and $.50 for each additional book. If you purchase a large
number of books, I will give you a shipping cost based upon weight to
save you some money.

Want the entire list??? Let’s make a deal!

All books are in very good to excellent condition unless otherwise
HC – hardcover; PB – paperback; HF – historical fiction.

Ancient – General

Charge! Weapons and Warfare in Ancient times – rivka Gonen, Buried
Worlds series, HC, ex-library book with dust jacket and mylar cover, 72
pages, photos and illustrations - $3

The Birth of Jesus – Now You Can Read Bible Stories series, HC - $2.25

Moses in the Bulrushes – Now You Can Read Bible Stories series, HC -

Goddesses Heroes and Shamans, The Young People’s Guide to World
Mythology, Kingfisher, HC, 158 pages - $3.50

Hanukkah – Norma Simon, HC, ex-library, c. 1966, Crowell Holiday books -

The History of the Clock – Barbara A. Somervill, Our Changing World
series, HC, ex-library, c. 2004, 32 pages - $3

The Story of Clocks and Calendars – Betsy Maestro, PB - $2.50

Diana Waring’s Ancient Civilizations & the Bible, Volume One,
supplemental study guid, PB, even if you are not using her curriculum
this book gives lots of ideas for crafts, recipes, and activities to do
while you are studying ancient history - $3.50

All about Archaeology – Anne Terry White, Allabout books series, HC, ex-
library, c. 1959, 150 pages - $3

Myths and Legends, grades 4-8, Teaching Genre teacher’s guide, 48 pages,
reproducible – 43

Factfinder – Bible World, glossary, timelines, index, quizzes, HC, c.
1996, 24 pages - $2.75

David and Goliath – Now You can Read Bible Stories series, HC, picture
book with early elementary reading level. This is a wonderful series of
about 15 -20 titles. Excellent. C. 1983 - $2.50

The Four Corners of the Sky – Steve Zeitlin, Creation stories and
cosmologies from around the world, HC, ex-library with dust jacket and
mylar cover. It is interesting to see the legends from around the world
and how much they agree in their explanations of creation and even
though cultures turned their hearts away from the one true God, they
have maintained elements of truth in their stories - $2.75

Noah’s Ark and other Bible stories – retold by Selina Hastings, PB, Tomy
Nelson publisher, similar to DK titles - $2.50

Ancient – Egypt

Ancient Egypt, edited by Dr. George Hart, Discoveries series, Barnes &
Nobles books, c. 1995, oversized, HC, 64 pages - $3.25

Ancient Egypt - Come and discover My World, HC, Amanda Martin, lots of
crafts and projects - $3

The Golden Goblet – Eloise Jarvis McGraw, Newbery award book, PB, HF -

The Best Book of Mummies – Philip Steele, PB, 32 pages - $2.75

Ancient Egypt, Make it Work! Series, hands-on approach to history, PB -

Mummies – Richard A. Martin, Field Museum of Natural History, Number 26,
PB, photos, diagrams - $2.50

Ancient – Greece

Usborne Illustrated Guide to Greek Myths & Legends – PB - $2.75

The Gold of Troy – Robert Payne, the story of Heinrich Schliemann and
the buried cities of ancient Greece, HC, not a children’s book - $2.50

Ancient – Rome
None at this time

Middle Ages and beyond

Chaucer and the Middle Ages – Steward Ross, c. 1985, HC, ex-library, 58
pages - $2.75

Juliet, A Dream Takes flight, England, 1339 – Girlhood Journeys series,
PB, HF, light cover wear - $2.75
Life in a 15th Century Monastery – Anne Boyd, HC, ex-library with mylar
cover, c. `1975, 50 pages, upper elementary through high school - $3.25

St. Francis Preaches to the Birds – very special art picture book, HC,
Chronicle Books - $3

The Vikings – John D. Clare, editor. HC, Living History series,
reenactment photos - $3.25

Crispin, The Cross of Lead – Avi, Newbery Medal book, HC, HF, don’t miss
this one when studying the Middle Ages - $3*

King Arthur and His Knights – Sir James Knowles, HC - $3

Robin Hood – Howard Pyle, HC, Junior Deluxe Editions, HF - $3

The Adventures of Robin Hood – Howard Pyle, PB, retold by Mark Taylor,
abridged - $1.50

Adam of the Road – Elizabeth Janet Gray, HC, ex-library book with dust
jacket and mylar cover. HF, England in the Middle Ages. If you haven’t
read this classic, you are missing a gem. - $3.50

Modern Era

The Winged Watchman – Hilda Van Stockum, PB, HF, Nazi occupation of
Holland - $3.75

North to Freedom – Anne Holm, HC, HF, a young boy escapes prison in WWII
and works his way to freedom. Story has been made into a movie.
Excellent! - $3

At Her Majesty’s Request, An African Princess in Victorian England –
Walter Dean Myers, PB, gently used - $1.50

Elizabethan England – Peter Lane, Visual Sources Series, HC with dust
jacket, c. 1981, 96 pages - $2.75

True Stories of D-Day – Henry Brook, PB, very light cover wear, 158
pages - $2.75

The Story of the Saigon Airlift – Zachary Kent, HC, Cornerstones of
Freedom series - $3

Marie, An Invitation to Dance, Paris, 1775 Book One – Girlhood Journeys
series, PB, HF, light cover wear - $2.50

Kai, A Mission for Her Village, Africa, 1440 – Girlhood Journeys series,
PB, HF - $2.75

Shannon, a Chinatown Adventure, San Francisco, 1880 – Girlhood Journeys
series, PB, HF, light cover wear - $2.50

The Story of Beatrix Potter – Sally G. Carr – Classics for Children
series, HC - $2.75

The Boy Who Held Back the Sea – Thomas Locker, PB. Beautifully
illustrated picture book - $2.50

Pedro’s Journal, a Voyage with Christopher Columbus – Pam Conrad, PB, HF
- $2.75*

The Titanic Lost…and Found – Judy Donnelly, PB, Step into Reading step
3 book - $2.50

Amazing Places – Brighter Vision Learning Adventures, PB, reproducible,
3 pages out of 24 done - $1.50

Ideas That Changed the World - Brighter Vision Learning Adventures, PB,
reproducible, 3 pages out of 24 done - $1.50

Holidays Around the World - Brighter Vision Learning Adventures, PB,
reproducible, simple skill builder activity pages, early grades - $1.50

Bar Mitzvah, Bat Mitzvah, How Jewish Boys & Girls Come of Age – Bert
Metter, HC, ex-library with dust jacket and mylar cover, c. 1984 - $2.50

Spies – Clive Gifford, Kingfisher Knowledge book, HC - $3.25

Zlata’s diary, A Child’s Life in Sarajevo – Zlata Filipovic, HC, dust
jacket, privately owned, front end paper removed - $2.75

Sevek and the Holocaust, The Boy Who Refused to Die – Sidney Finkel, PB
- $2.75

The House of Sixty Fathers – Meindert DeJong, pictures by Maurice
Sendak, Newbery award book, PB, HF - $2.75

Great Escapes of World War II – George Sullivan, PB - $2.75

Life in the Warsaw Ghetto – Gail B. Stewart, The Way People Live
series, HC, ex-library, 112 pages - $3

Cabeza de Vaca , New World Explorer – Keith Brandt, Troll Biographies,
simpler reading, PB - $2.50

A Picture Book of Simon Bolivar – David A. Adler, PB, grades 2-3 reading
level - $2.50

Monet – Mike Venezia, Getting to Know the World’s Greatest Artists
series, PB - $2.50

Questions and Answers, Inventions – Kingfisher, PB - $2.50

Surviving Hitler, A Boy in the Death Camps – Andrea Warren, PB, 145
pages - $3

The Value of Charity, The Story of Paul-Emile Leger – Ann Donegan
Johnson, Value Tales series, HC, some marks on the cover - $2

Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart – Wendy Thompson, Composer’s World series, HC,
dust jacket, c. 1990, 48 pages - $2.75

The Battle of Britain, Quentin Reynolds, World Landmark book, HC,
privately owned copy - $3.50

Around the World in a Hundred Years from Henry the Navigator to Magellan
– Jean Fritz, PB - $3.25*

The Great Fire – Monica dickens, HC, HF, the London fire of 1666 - $3

Number the Stars – Lois Lowry, Newbery Award book, PB, HF - $2.50

Marie Antoinette, Princess of Versailles, Austria-France, 1769 – Royal
Diaries series, HC, HF - $2

Escape from Warsaw – Ian Serraillier, PB, HF about WW II - $2.75

Pirates – ships, flags, treasure, weapons and lore – Kingfisher book, HC
with dust jacket (jacket has some wear along top edge) - $3.25

Hiram Bingham and the Dream of Gold, Daniel Cohen, The Great Adventurers
series, HC, ex-library with dust jacket and mylar cover, c. 1984, tells
the story of the rediscovery of Machu Picchu, Incan city, 175 pages - $3

Louis Agassiz, adventurous Scientist – Louise Hall Tharp, c. 1967, HC,
ex-library, contributed to the study of natural sciences, glaciers,
etc., Swiss born – $2.75

Anne Frank’s Tales from the Secret Annex, translated by Michel Mok, PB,
gently used, complete collection of Anne’s lesser-known writings - $3

Questions and Answers about Explorers, Christopher Maynard, Kingfisher
PB, gently used condition - $2.50

Twenty and Ten – Claire Huchet Bishop, PB, HF, German occupation of
France during WW II - $2.75

The Bombing of Pan Am Flight 103 – R. Doug Wicker. Terrorist Attacks
series. HC ex-library book. - $2.75

General History

Spies - Clive Gifford, Kingfisher Knowledge book, HC - $3.25

1000 Events That changed the World – World Events – Rand McNally,
Newsweek, PB, 64 pages - $2

The Usborne Book of Scientists from Archimedes to Einstein, PB - $2.75

The Picture History of Great Inventors – Gillian Clements, 77 pages -

Five Notable Inventors – Wade Hudson, Hello Reader series level 4, Black
heroes, PB - $2.50

Cities Then & Now – Jim Antoniou, HC. The world’s great cities brought
to life in vivid see-through reconstructions. Very nice! - $3.75

Australia – Kids Discover magazine, PB - $2

Himalayas – Kids Discover magazine, PB - $2

Building – DK Eyewitness Books – Philip Wilkinson, HC, traces the
history of building buildings through the ages - $3

History’s 100 Greatest Events – Samuel Nisenson, HC, Illustrated True
Books series, c. 1954, Grosset & Dunlap - $3.25

The Autumn Equinox, Celebrating the Harvest – Ellen Jackson, HC, ex-
library book with dust jacket and mylar cover. From Native Americans to
the Chinese to the Jews, this book tells how different cultures
celebrate the harvest. Studying the customs and traditions of different
cultures and time periods adds a personal touch to your history studies.
- $2.75

Pilgrimages and Journeys – Comparing Religions series, HC, ex-library
book. Looks at why people go on pilgrimages, where they go, how they
behave and dress and what they do. Discusses pilgrimages of the past
too, This would be an excellent book to read while studying the Psalms
of Ascent in the Bible and comparing pilgrimages of other cultures to
the Biblical Jewish pilgrimage. - $2.75

Living with the Gods – Peoples and Customs of the World – Jacqueline
Dineen, HC, ex-library book. From ancient Mesopotamia to modern times.
Studying the religion of a culture – their view of God and man – helps a
student to evaluate and understand that culture better. Beliefs dictate
actions. - $3

Horse and Man – Patrick Joyce, HC, c. 1964, traces the relationship of
man to the horse throughout history - $2.75

Farm Through the Ages – Philip Steele, PB, picture book - $2.50

Hall’s Living Library

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