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Books in 3.2 Young Reading Series Two series

  • A Midsummer Night's Dream

    Lesley Sims

    Hardcover (Usborne Publishing Ltd, )
  • The Story of Trains

    Jane Bingham, Colin King

    Paperback (Usborne Pub Ltd, June 1, 2004)
    Traces the development of train travel, from the first rails through the advent of the Maglev train in Germany and China, with the major emphasis on Europe.
  • Spartacus

    Russell Punter

    Hardcover (Usborne Publishing Ltd, )
  • Around the World in Eighty Days

    Jules Verne, J. Bingham

    Hardcover (Usborne Pub Ltd, May 31, 2004)
    Around the World in Eighty Days
  • The Story of the Crusaders

    Rob Llody Jones, Emmanuel Cerisier

    Hardcover (Usborne Publishing Ltd, March 24, 2007)
    The Story of Crusaders
  • A Tale of Two Cities

    M. Sebag-Montefiore

    Hardcover (Usborne, Jan. 1, 2009)
    This is the classic story by Charles Dickens retold for children ready to tackle longer and more complex stories. Set during the French Revolution, the lives of Charles Darnay and his family are changed forever as the drama unfolds. It is part of the Usborne Reading Programme developed with reading experts at the University of Roehampton. It comes with internet links to find out more about the life and times of Charles Dickens.
  • The Story of Flying

    Lesley Sims, Stephen Cartwright

    Paperback (Usborne Pub Ltd, April 1, 2004)
    Selectively summarizes the history of flight for planes, balloons, helicopters, and for the beginnings of space travel.
  • The Adventures of King Arthur

    Angela Wilkes, Peter Dennis

    Hardcover (Usborne Pub Ltd, Dec. 1, 2003)
    Retells the story of how Arthur became king by pulling a sword from a stone; how he gained his magic sword, Excalibur; and other tales of Arthur, Guinevere, Morgan le Fay, and the Knights of the Round Table.
  • Adventures of Robin Hood

    Rob Lloyd Jones

    Hardcover (Usborne Books, )
  • Julius Caesar

    Rachel Firth

    Hardcover (Usborne Publishing Ltd, March 24, 2007)
    Julius Caesar
  • Young Reading 2 Advent King Arthur

    Angela Wilkes

    Hardcover (Usborne Publishing Ltd, Nov. 24, 2006)
    The daring and bold adventures of King Arthur told for children growing in reading confidence and ability. When Arthur pulls a sword from a stone, he is proclaimed King of Britain. However many challenges lie ahead, including treacherous knights, a mysterious lady in a lake and a fight for his kingdom. Usborne Young Reading has been developed with reading experts from Roehampton University.
  • Animals at War

    Isabel George, Rob Lloyd Jones, Karen Tomlins

    Hardcover (Usborne Pub Ltd, Jan. 1, 2007)
    Describes how animals have been used in war, from Hannibal's elephants to the various animals used in the Second World War, including heroic dogs, horses, pigeons, pigs, and bears.