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  • The Story of Civilization: VOLUME I - The Ancient World

    Phillip Campbell

    Paperback (TAN Books, May 10, 2016)
    Children should not just read about history, they should live it. In The Story of Civilization, the ancient stories that have shaped humanity come alive like never before. Author Phillip Campbell uses his historical expertise and story-telling ability together in tandem to present the content in a fresh and thrilling way. The Story of Civilization reflects a new emphasis in presenting the history of the world as a thrilling and compelling narrative. Within each chapter, children will encounter short stories that place them directly in the shoes of historical figures, both famous and ordinary, as they live through legendary battles and invasions, philosophical debates, the construction of architectural wonders, the discovery of new inventions and sciences, and the exploration of the world. Volume I, The Ancient World, begins the journey, covering the time periods from the dawn of history and the early nomads, to the conversion of Emperor Constantine. Children will learn what life was like in the ancient civilizations of Egypt, Mesopotamia, Persia, Greece, Rome, and more, as well as learn the Old Testament stories of the Israelites and the coming of Christ. The strength of the content lies not only in the storybook delivery of it, but also in the way it presents history through the faithful prism of the Church. Have you always wanted your children to learn about world history from a Catholic perspective? Here, you’ll have the trusted resource you’ve always wanted. Did You Know… · That young people in the Minoan culture participated in bull leaping games? · That King Xerxes of Persia once ordered his soldiers to whip the waves when the ocean became rocky beneath their boats? · That the Greek inventor, Archimedes, built a giant heat ray to protect his hometown, catching enemy ships on fire through the use of sunbeams? · That the powerful Carthaginian general, Hannibal, used elephants to march his army over the Alps on his way to attack Rome? · That Julius Caesar of Rome fell in love with the famous Cleopatra of Egypt? Embark on the journey now to learn of all these wonders and more!
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  • The Story of Civilization, Volume I: The Ancient World

    Phillip Campbell, Kevin Gallagher, TAN Books

    Audiobook (TAN Books, June 21, 2016)
    Children should not just hear about history, they should live it. In The Story of Civilization, the ancient stories that have shaped humanity come alive like never before. Author Phillip Campbell uses his historical expertise and story-telling ability together in tandem to present the content in a fresh and thrilling way. The Story of Civilization reflects a new emphasis in presenting the history of the world as a thrilling and compelling narrative. Within each chapter, children will encounter short stories that place them directly in the shoes of historical figures, both famous and ordinary, as they live through legendary battles and invasions, philosophical debates, the construction of architectural wonders, the discovery of new inventions and sciences, and the exploration of the world. Volume I, The Ancient World, begins the journey, covering the time periods from the dawn of history and the early nomads, to the conversion of Emperor Constantine. Children will learn what life was like in the ancient civilizations of Egypt, Mesopotamia, Persia, Greece, Rome, and more, as well as learn the Old Testament stories of the Israelites and the coming of Christ. The strength of the content lies not only in the storybook delivery of it, but also in the way it presents history through the faithful prism of the Church. Have you always wanted your children to learn about world history from a Catholic perspective? Here, you'll have the trusted resource you've always wanted.
  • The Story of Civilization: VOLUME I - The Ancient World

    Phillip Campbell

    eBook (TAN Books, June 20, 2016)
    Children should not just read about history, they should live it. In The Story of Civilization, the ancient stories that have shaped humanity come alive like never before. Author Phillip Campbell uses his historical expertise and story-telling ability together in tandem to present the content in a fresh and thrilling way. The Story of Civilization reflects a new emphasis in presenting the history of the world as a thrilling and compelling narrative. Within each chapter, children will encounter short stories that place them directly in the shoes of historical figures, both famous and ordinary, as they live through legendary battles and invasions, philosophical debates, the construction of architectural wonders, the discovery of new inventions and sciences, and the exploration of the world. Volume I, The Ancient World, begins the journey, covering the time periods from the dawn of history and the early nomads, to the conversion of Emperor Constantine. Children will learn what life was like in the ancient civilizations of Egypt, Mesopotamia, Persia, Greece, Rome, and more, as well as learn the Old Testament stories of the Israelites and the coming of Christ. The strength of the content lies not only in the storybook delivery of it, but also in the way it presents history through the faithful prism of the Church. Have you always wanted your children to learn about world history from a Catholic perspective? Here, you’ll have the trusted resource you’ve always wanted. Did You Know…-That young people in the Minoan culture participated in bull leaping games? -That King Xerxes of Persia once ordered his soldiers to whip the waves when the ocean became rocky beneath their boats?· That the Greek inventor, Archimedes, built a giant heat ray to protect his hometown, catching enemy ships on fire through the use of sunbeams? -That the powerful Carthaginian general, Hannibal, used elephants to march his army over the Alps on his way to attack Rome? -That Julius Caesar of Rome fell in love with the famous Cleopatra of Egypt? Embark on the journey now to learn of all these wonders and more!
  • The Story of Civilization, Volume III The Making of the Modern World

    Phillip Campbell, Kevin Gallagher, TAN Books

    Audible Audiobook (TAN Books, Aug. 7, 2018)
    Children should not just read about history, they should live it. In The Story of Civilization, author Phillip Campbell's historical expertise and story-telling ability make history come alive like never before. The Story of Civilization emphasizes presenting world history as a thrilling and compelling narrative. Within each chapter, children will encounter short stories that place them directly in the shoes of historical figures, both famous and ordinary, as they live through legendary battles and invasions, philosophical debates, the discovery of new inventions and sciences, and the exploration of the world. Volume III: The Making of the Modern World continues the journey where Volume II left off amidst the Renaissance, quickly diving into the history-altering events of the Reformation. This fracturing of the Church dramatically altered the course of modern Europe and the world at large. This volume brings us through present-day Europe, showing us the effects of two world wars and how the Church responded to these changing times. Have you always wanted your children to learn about world history from a Catholic perspective? Here, you’ll have the trusted resource you’ve always wanted. Children will meet great figures like Sts. Pius V, Thomas More, John Vianney, and Margaret Mary Alacoque, as well as powerful leaders like Napoleon and Kings Henry VIII of England and Louis XIV of France. Did you know… Columbus called Native Americans “Indians” because he thought he had landed in India? Henry VIII was once known as “Defender of the Faith”? Five popes were known as the “prisoners of the Vatican” because they never left the Vatican grounds for 60 years? King Louis XIV was known as the “Sun King” because of the bright brilliance of his palace at Versailles? The Soviet Union built what was called “the Iron Curtain” behind which they ruled half of Europe? Embark on the journey now to learn of all these wonders and more!
  • The Story of Civilization Activity Book: VOLUME I - The Ancient World

    TAN Books

    Paperback (TAN Books, June 1, 2016)
    The Activity Book and companion Teacher’s Manual provide a complete review of everything read in The Story of Civilization: The Ancient World, along with creative activities to accompany each chapter, including: • Reading comprehension questions • Narration Exercises • Map Activities • Coloring Pages • Crossword Puzzles and Word Searches • Craft Projects unique to each chapter • Fun Snack Ideas and Recipes • Science Projects that illustrate the lessons learned in the chapters These books provide a complete and creative overview to the teacher and student alike, reaffirming the content found in The Story of Civilization.*While the Teacher’s Manual contains answers and directions to the exercises found in the Activity Book, it also has its own additional activity suggestions for parents to do with their children. The Story of the Civilization series has seven products and uses the "schoolhouse model" so that kids of all ages can engage with the content. Which products the student uses depends on their age. For the Activity Book, the suggested age range is 6-10 years old.
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  • The Story of Civilization Test Book: VOLUME I - The Ancient World

    Phillip Campbell, Chris Pelicano

    Paperback (TAN Books, May 10, 2016)
    This test book serves as a companion resource to The Story of Civilization: Volume I, The Ancient World. With this book, students can test their reading comprehension and further educate themselves on the content found in the text. One quiz corresponds to each chapter in the text book. Questions for each chapter are suitable as a study exercise or as an objective answer test, with an answer key for teachers in the back. The questions include matching items, multiple choice, and true/false. The Story of Civilization series is comprised of seven different products and uses the "schoolhouse model" so that kids of all ages can engage with the content and the text. The child will use different products depending on their age. This test book is suggested for middle school-aged chldren.
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  • The Story of Civilization, Volume II The Medieval World

    Phillip Campbell, Kevin Gallagher, TAN Books

    Audiobook (TAN Books, Aug. 16, 2017)
    Children should not just read about history, they should live it. In The Story of Civilization author Phillip Campbell uses his historical expertise and storytelling ability together in tandem, to present history's greatest stories in a fresh and thrilling way. Talented voice actor and audiobook producer Kevin Gallagher continues the journey through history in this riveting reading of The Story of Civilization: The Medieval World. This follows his popular readings of Volume 1: The Ancient World and The Story of the Bible series. Your children will be transported back in time through the sound effects, music, and voice acting that complements the reading of the text. The journey continues in this second volume just after the conversion of Emperor Constantine. Children will watch the seeds of Christendom being planted in the soil of Europe, thanks to colossal figures like Sts. Benedict, Patrick, and Ambrose. The wonder of the medieval world comes alive with brilliant tales of knights, crusaders, castles, and inventions. The strength of the content lies not only in the storybook delivery of it, but also in the way it presents history through the faithful prism of the Church. Have you always wanted your children to learn about world history from a Catholic perspective? Here, you'll have the trusted resource you've always wanted. Did you know that: Monks were the first to make use of clocks? St. Patrick was once kidnapped by pirates? St. Bernard of Clairvaux once excommunicated a swarm of flies? The pope once lived in France instead of Rome? A plague spread out across Europe and killed millions of people? Whether looking for entertainment on a long road trip, enhancing the experience with the text, or catering to the needs of a child with a reading disability, this audio dramatization will open up a new world of adventure for kids of all ages.
  • The Story of Civilization: VOLUME II - The Medieval World

    Phillip Campbell

    eBook (TAN Books, June 20, 2017)
    Children should not just read about history, they should live it. In The Story of Civilization, the ancient stories that have shaped humanity come alive like never before. Author Phillip Campbell uses his historical expertise and story-telling ability together in tandem to present the content in a fresh and thrilling way. The Story of Civilization reflects a new emphasis in presenting the history of the world as a thrilling and compelling narrative. Within each chapter, children will encounter short stories that place them directly in the shoes of historical figures, both famous and ordinary, as they live through legendary battles and invasions, philosophical debates, the construction of architectural wonders, the discovery of new inventions and sciences, and the exploration of the world. Volume II: The Medieval World continues the journey, picking up where Volume I left off just after the conversion of Emperor Constantine. Children will watch the seeds of Christendom being planted in the soil of Europe thanks to colossal figures like Sts. Benedict, Patrick and Ambrose. The wonder of the Medieval world comes alive with brilliant tales of knights, crusaders, castles and inventions.The strength of the content lies not only in the storybook delivery of it, but also in the way it presents history through the faithful prism of the Church. Have you always wanted your children to learn about world history from a Catholic perspective? Here, you’ll have the trusted resource you’ve always wanted.
  • The Story of Civilization: VOLUME II - The Medieval World Text Book

    Phillip Campbell

    Paperback (TAN Books, June 20, 2017)
    In The Story of Civilization text book, children will live through the ancient stories that shaped humanity. Author Phillip Campbell uses his historical expertise and story-telling ability together in tandem to present the content in a fresh and thrilling way. The journey continues in this second volume that picks up just after the conversion of Emperor Constantine. Children will watch the seeds of Christendom being planted in the soil of Europe thanks to colossal figures like Sts. Benedict, Patrick and Ambrose. The wonder of the Medieval world comes alive with brilliant tales of knights, crusaders, castles and inventions. The strength of the content lies not only in the storybook delivery of it, but also in the way it presents history through the faithful prism of the Church. Have you always wanted your children to learn about world history from a Catholic perspective? Here, you’ll have the trusted resource you’ve always wanted. Did you know that: • Monks were the first to make use of clocks? • St. Patrick was once kidnapped by pirates? • St. Bernard of Clairvaux once excommunicated a swarm of flies? • The pope once lived in France instead of Rome? • A plague spread out across Europe and killed millions of people? • Knights fought with all sorts of weapons, including swords, lances, maces, and crossbows? • Marco Polo was one of the most famous explorers who ever lived? Embark on the journey now to learn of all these wonders and more!
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  • The Story of Civilization Teacher's Manual: VOLUME I - The Ancient World

    TAN Books

    Paperback (TAN Books, June 1, 2016)
    The Activity Book and companion Teacher’s Manual provide a complete review of everything read in The Story of Civilization: The Ancient World, along with creative activities to accompany each chapter, including: • Reading comprehension questions • Narration Exercises • Map Activities • Coloring Pages • Crossword Puzzles and Word Searches • Craft Projects unique to each chapter • Fun Snack Ideas and Recipes • Science Projects that illustrate the lessons learned in the chapters These books provide a complete and creative overview to the teacher and student alike, reaffirming the content found in The Story of Civilization. *While the Teacher’s Manual contains answers and directions to the exercises found in the Activity Book, it also has its own additional activity suggestions for parents to do with their children. The Story of Civilization includes seven different products and uses the "schoolhouse model" so that kids of all ages can engage with the content. The age of the child determines which products he or she will use. This Teacher's Manual goes with the Activity Book and guides parents of children ages 6-10 through the various activities.
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  • The Story of Civilization Timeline Poster: VOLUME I - The Ancient World

    Chris Pelicano

    Poster (TAN Books, May 10, 2016)
    EMBARK ON A JOURNEY THROUGH HISTORY! Keeping track of the people, events, and dates that shaped history can be difficult. With this fun, comprehensive, and engaging timeline that employs an easy to follow format and vibrant illustrations, students will have the help they need to track the chronology of the story of civilization. This timeline mirrors the scope of The Story of Civilization: The Ancient World text book, beginning with the early nomads and running to the conversion of Emperor Constantine. Within these bookends, children will be introduced to the pharaohs of Ancient Egypt, Greek inventors and philosophers, Spartan warriors, the famous figures of the Old Testament, infamous Roman Emperors, and the Holy Family.A fun “Timeline Trivia” section can be found on the back for students to test their knowledge! Other features include:Flexible laminated format36 x 18 size when unfolded 9 x 9 when folded up Easy to follow structure40+ illustrationsCovers over 75 major events and people
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  • The Story of Civilization Audio Dramatization: VOLUME I - The Ancient World

    Mr. Kevin Gallagher

    Audio CD (TAN Books, June 1, 2016)
    Talented voice actor and audio book producer Kevin Gallagher returns to bring children the history of the world in this riveting reading of The Story of Civilization: The Ancient World. This follows his immensely popular reading of TAN Book’s The Story of the Bible. Your children will be transported back in time through the sound effects, music and voice acting that complements the reading of the text. Whether looking for entertainment on a long road trip, enhancing the experience with the text, or catering to the needs of a child with a reading disability—this audio dramatization will open up a new world of adventure for kids of all ages. Did You Know….That young people in the Minoan culture participated in bull leaping games?That King Xerxes of Persia once ordered his soldiers to whip the waves when the ocean became rocky beneath their boats?That the Greek inventor, Archimedes, built a giant heat ray to protect his hometown, catching enemy ships on fire through the use of sunbeams?That the powerful Carthaginian general, Hannibal, used elephants to march his army over the Alps on his way to attack Rome?That Julius Caesar of Rome fell in love with the famous Cleopatra of Egypt?Embark on the journey now to learn of all these wonders and more!The Story of Civilization has seven products and uses the "schoolhouse model" so that kids of all ages can engage with the content. How old the child is determines which products he or she will use. The Dramatized Audio Book can be used by children from 1st Grade all the way to 8th. Younger children can listen without the book and let their imaginations run wild with all the stories, while older children can use it as a way to enhance their reading experience.
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