Reading Your Way Through History

January 2, 2007

Note Bene:

Filed under: BC — Alicia @ 10:11 pm

I’m in the process of moving this site back to Blogger. I’ve made a lot of progress so far and like how the format is working on blogger. I don’t expect to be updating this site any further.

Reading Your Way Through History – Blogger Edition


May 19, 2006

Saint John Bosco (1815 – 1888)

Filed under: BC, S 19th Century — Alicia @ 8:06 pm

Picture Books:

Saint John Bosco: The Friend of Children and Young People by Carol Monmarche (Pauline Books & Media)

Grade School:

St. John Bosco and St. Dominic Savio by Catherine Beebe (1815-1888)

Primary Sources:

Letter from Don Bosco

On the Web:

The Secret of Saint John Bosco by Henri Gheon

May 17, 2006


Filed under: BC — Alicia @ 9:11 pm


Lord of History




May 12, 2006

6th Century BC

Filed under: 6th Century BC, BC — Alicia @ 7:21 pm

Picture Books:

What's Your Angle Pythagoras?: A Math Adventure by Julie Ellis (born around 569 BC)

pre 1600 BC

Filed under: BC, pre 1600 BC — Alicia @ 6:36 am

The Pharaohs of Ancient Egypt by Elizabeth Payne (3200 BC -)
Pyramid by David Macaulay (2468-2439 B.C.)
Abraham – Genesis 12-18
Isaac and Rebecca – Genesis 24:67
Joseph – Genesis 37-50


The Palace of Knossos, Knossos, Crete (originally constructed approximately 1900 BC, rebuilt several times, abandoned 1375 BC)

16th Century BC

Filed under: 16th Century BC, BC — Alicia @ 6:32 am

Shadow Hawk by Andre Norton (1590)

15th Century BC

Filed under: 15th Century BC, BC — Alicia @ 2:31 am

Mara, Daughter of the Nile by Eloise Jarvis McGraw (set at the time of Thutmose III 1479-1425 BC)
The Riddle of the Rosetta Stone by James Cross Gilbin

Moses (1520-1400 BC)
"Moses in the Bulrushes", BV 139-140
The Book of Exodus (1440 BC)
"Go Down, Moses" BV 560-562
The Ten Commandments, BV 206-207
"The Long, Hard Way Through the Wilderness" BV 555-560
The Promised Land Numbers 13, 19, 20:22 – 21:9

Joshua 1420-1310
The Fall of Jericho Joshua 1-6

14th Century BC

Filed under: 14th Century BC, BC — Alicia @ 2:29 am

The Golden Goblet by Eloise Jarvis McGraw (1300s BC)

13th Century BC

Filed under: 13th Century BC, BC — Alicia @ 2:26 am

Hittite Warrior by Joanne Williamson (1200s)
Samson Judges 13-16
Ruth HB Ruth
Ruth and Naomi BV 753-755

12th Century BC

Filed under: 12th Century BC, BC — Alicia @ 2:24 am

The Children's Homer by Padraic Colum
The Tale of Troy by Roger Lancelyn Green (12th or 13th century BC)
The Iliad of Homer
"Ulysses and the Cyclops" BV 467-470
"Penelope's Web" BV 701-705
The Odyssey of Homer


In Search of the Trojan War with Michael Wood (1985 – some mature content)

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