Story of the World is a four-volume series covering world history from Creation to the Present. The sequence is as follows:
Earliest Nomads to the Last Roman Emperor
Fall of Rome to the Rise of the Renaissance
Elizabeth I to the Forty-Niners
Victoria's Empire to the End of the USSR
The author, Susan Wise Bauer, uses narration and story-telling to present history to children. The books are straightforward and meant to be read aloud to children in grades 1-4, approximately. Fifth and sixth grade students might enjoy reading them on their own, along with supplemental material.Optional Activity Books allow you to turn the readers into "school,"with review questions, a variety of crafts and activities, maps, drawings and more. Tests and audio books are also available.
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