Step Into History

Age Level: 8–9  Grade Level: 3–4

Wonderfully-detailed artwork captures the fantasy of living and stepping into history. This series introduces readers to the exciting challenges faced by people living in different historical periods. The author and illustrator fuel the imagination of readers to live through adventures including: laying siege to a Medieval castle; conquering and building a Roman city; commanding a sailing fleet to trade for silk and spices; and hunting wooly mammoth during the Ice Age. A "how-to-complete-your-mission" format takes readers step-by-step through the planning and technology necessary to accomplish—and survive—each challenge. This novel approach combines fascinating, detailed illustrations with informative text, appealing especially to readers with imagination and a thirst for adventure.

  • Wonderfully-detailed artwork captures the fantasy of living and stepping into history
  • In-depth look at how people in ancient and historical times faced the most exciting challenges of their time by using the technologies and strategies available to them
  • Written in a unique “you are there” style to engage readers
  • Draws young readers into the history by making them "participants" in the action!
  • Supports the Social Studies curriculum
  • 9” x 11 1/2”
  • 32pp.
  • Illus. with color illustrations
  • Contains a glossary, a further reading list, Internet addresses and an index
  • Spring 2009
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Conquest!

Conquest!

Can You Build a Roman City?

Julia Bruce
It is Rome's golden age, and you are a general in the army. Your superiors want you to expand the Roman Empire and conquer new lands. Do everything correctly, and they might even let you become a governor! This step-by-step guide will show you how to plan and win your battles, build a fort, roads, and aqueducts and govern this new province the Roman way...Read More

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ISBN: 978-0-7660-3478-5
Binding: Library Ed.
List Price: $23.94
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Hunt!

Hunt!

Can You Survive the Stone Age?

Julia Bruce
You are the chief of a small clan of humans living over 20,000 years ago. Earth is in the grip of an ice age, and you must make sure your people survive the long winter. This step-by-step guide will show you how to make fire, shelter and weapons, kill a mammoth, and survive until spring...Read More

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ISBN: 978-0-7660-3476-1
Binding: Library Ed.
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Sail!

Sail!

Can You Command a Sea Voyage?

Julia Bruce
In command of the king's fleet, you are headed for India to trade for silks and spices in the late 1500s. This step-by-step guide will help you find a crew, set your course, and fulfill your task. Avoid pirates and sinking the ship, and you could return to wealth and glory! A fun and exciting way to introduce readers to the world in the age of exploration and the shipping trade...Read More

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ISBN: 978-0-7660-3477-8
Binding: Library Ed.
List Price: $23.94
Discount Price: $17.95

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