This collection of six books is included in History / Bible / Literature G. If you don't need notes or a schedule, but are just looking for some excellent reading about the first half of world history, this book collection is for you! Especially helpful for students going through the the first two years of a four-year, classical history cycle.
Witness the rise and fall of ancient empires as you read the first two books in Susan Wise Bauer's Story of the World series, covering Creation through the transformative 1600s. Bauer is known for her storytelling, and these are extremely readable, enjoyable books. To go along with the descriptive text, the illustrated Usborne book 12,000 Years of World History offers a visual history. Includes a few additional resources.