An audiobook edition of Susan Wise Bauer's acclaimed children's narrative history, read by stage and voice actress and veteran homeschool mother Barbara Alan Johnson. This spirited reading of the first in Susan Wise Bauer's four-volume series brings to life the stories and records of the peoples of ancient times.
The Story of the World covers the sweep of human history from ancient times until the present. Africa, China, Europe, the Americas—find out what happened all around the world in long-ago times. Designed for parents to share with elementary-school children, enjoy listening together and introduce your child to the marvelous story of the world's civilizations. An effective educational tool, use this audio edition as an accompaniment to the print book, a supplement to a traditional history curriculum, or on its own.
Susan Wise Bauer is a novelist and educator. With her mother, Jessie Wise, she co-authored The Well-Trained Mind: A Guide to Classical Education at Home (Norton, 1999), a book which has rapidly become an educational standard. Susan teaches at The College of William & Mary in Virginia. She was home-educated herself; she and her husband Peter now teach their four children at home as well.
Barbara Alan Johnson is a professional stage actress, most noted for her portrayal of Mary, the mother of Jesus, in Charles Turner’s one-woman play, "Woman in Light." Her voice can be heard on radio and television nationwide. As a twenty-year veteran homeschooling mother, she has spent countless hours reading aloud to her own three children. Barbara lives and works in Roanoke, Virginia.Review:
"This may well be the best multiage read aloud narrative of world history yet to have been written. " -- Homeschooling in Japan, January 2002
This is a basic history resource from which you can build a complete study for the early grades. -- Cathy Duffy, author of Christian Home Educator's Manual: Elementary Grades and co-author of Beyond Survival: A Guide to Abundant-Life Homeschooling
This works wonderfully as a family read-aloud... There's plenty of dialogue and enough detail to keep adults interested. -- Cafi Cohen, author of Homeschooling The Teen Years
Descrizione libro Open Texture, 2003. Audio CD. Condizione libro: New. book. Codice libro della libreria 0974239100