Seventeen outstanding books that take place over the last 500 years of world history, perfect for reading aloud with your children, or for your advanced readers to enjoy alone. This collection of homeschool reading books is included in History / Bible / Literature H. If you don't need notes or a schedule, but are just looking for some excellent supplemental reading, this book collection is for you!
Included are a charming murder mystery set in a cathedral in York. A story set during the Revolutionary War with one of the most dynamic and outstanding heroes in all of literature, the brilliant Peaceable Sherwood. A story of a family of Jewish Danes escaping to Sweden during WWII. Another book set during WWII includes the evacuation of Dunkirk, and a description of life in a country that is under attack.
There's a book about life in Afghanistan under the Taliban; one about the Japanese occupation of Korea and the later Communist takeover of North Korea; and one about figuring out what causes cholera. One is about the Trail of Tears, when the Cherokee were evicted from their homes in Georgia and forcibly resettled in Arkansas.
Also includes the laugh-out-loud classic story The Best Christmas Pageant Ever. When an unwilling mother takes over the annual Christmas pageant, her child gains new insight into what it would be like to be an uncertain visitor to Bethlehem, ready to have a baby.
Don't miss this collection!