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Below is a list of the history spines/books we have created Timeline Cards for. There is a summary of each book and where they can be purchased.

The Ashton Scholastic History of Australia

by Manning Clark and Meredith Hooper

First published in 1988, this lavishly illustrated history for young readers uses original sources to highlight episodes such as the arrival of the First Fleet, and the Great Depression. Includes an index. The eminent historian Manning Clark wrote the final chapter of the book, from 1945 onwards, and Hooper wrote the remainder, drawing on Manning Clark's multi-volume History of Australia.'. (Google Books)

Publisher    Ashton Scholastic, 1994
ISBN    1863881859, 9781863881852
Length    160 pages

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Trial and Triumph

by Richard Hannula

In this collection of forty-six brief biographies for children, Hannula sketches the stirring trials and triumphs of many famous and some lesser-known figures in our family of faith—including Augustine, Charlemagne, Anselm, Luther, Bunyan, and C.S. Lewis. Through them, we can begin to enjoy the old paths and find rest for our souls. "Thus says the LORD: Stand in the ways and see, and ask for the old paths, where the good way is, and walk in it; then you will find rest for your souls"(Jer. 6:16).

Title    Trial and Triumph: Stories from Church History
Author    Richard M. Hannula
Publisher    Canon Press Book Service, 1999
ISBN    1885767544, 9781885767547
Length    288 pages

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A Child's History of the World

by V. M Hillyer

"A Child's History of the World is a classic. Written shortly after World War I by Calvert School's first Head Master, Virgil Hillyer, this history storybook combines charm with facts to stimulate young minds and leave them yearning for more information. This volume of A Child's History of the World contains 79 stories that start at the beginning of time and reach the present. With many illustrations by Carle Michel Book and M.S. Wright." (from Goodreads)

We have created  Timeline Cards based on the 2012 edition. If you have purchased the 2020 edition, please download the chapter comparison document as there are many differences between the two reprints and this document will help you sort out which cards to use with the correct chapters.


Title    A Child's History of the World
Author    V. M. Hillyer
Publisher, 2012
ISBN    1607965321, 9781607965329
Length    460 pages

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This Country of Ours

by H E Marshall

"This Country of Ours: A Classic United States History Book" is a well-known children's history book of the United States by the best-selling British author, Henrietta Marshall. This classic book tells the story of America from the start of the settlements to 1912, ending with the presidency of Woodrow Wilson. More about this book and the author can be found at Google Books. This book is in the public domain but can also be purchased as a hard copy.


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Our Island Story

by H E Marshall

Just over a century ago, Our Island Story entranced a nation's children by telling their history in stories. Short, simply written chapters, packed with living characters and thrilling action - and illustrated with vivid color pictures - illuminate all the main events from Britain's earliest days to the end of Victoria's reign. And its glorious fusion of myth and legend with sober fact - Canute and King Arthur with Cromwell and the Indian Mutiny - is as seductive now as it ever was. More about this book and the author can be found at Google Books. This book is in the public domain but can also be purchased as a hard copy.


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The Story of the World Series Volumes 1 to 4

by Susan Wise Bauer

"The Story of the World is an award-winning resource for families looking for a history curriculum they can fall in love with. Told in the straightforward, engaging style that has become Susan Wise Bauer’s trademark, this four-volume set 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. This read-aloud series is designed for parents and teachers to share with elementary school children. Enjoy it together and introduce your child to the marvellous story of the world’s civilizations." (from the Well-Trained Mind Website)


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Volume 1: Ancient Times
Volume 2: Middle Ages

Volume 3: Early Modern Times

Volume 4: The Modern Age


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