# 003428

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Item #: 003428
ISBN: 9780143117995
Grades: 11-AD

Product Description:

If you only have time to read one biography on the life of Sir Winston Churchill, this one would do nicely. Written by Paul Johnson, this scholarly work explores Churchill's life from youth till his death at age 90. The author portrays Churchill as a complex and sometimes conflicted man living in very challenging times. One thing is for certain, readers will come away from this book with a clear understanding of the immense impact that this leader and statesman had--not only on England--but also on the entire world for nearly a century. This biography contains a few black & white photographs and rather small print. A standard resource for the Beautiful Feet Books Modern US & World high school curriculum plan. 170 pgs, pb. ~ Mike

Publisher Description:

In Churchill, eminent historian Paul Johnson offers a lively, succinct exploration of one of the most complex and fascinating personalities in history. Winston Churchill's hold on contemporary readers has never slackened, and Johnsons analysis casts new light on his extraordinary life and times. Johnson illuminates the various phases of Churchill's careerfrom his adventures as a young cavalry officer in the service of the empire to his role as an elder statesman prophesying the advent of the Cold Warand shows how Churchill's immense adaptability and innate pugnacity made him a formidable leader for the better part of a century. Johnson's narration of Churchill's many triumphs and setbacks, rich with anecdote and quotation, illustrates the man's humor, resilience, courage, and eccentricity as no other biography before, and is sure to appeal to historians and general nonfiction readers alike.

Category Description for Beautiful Feet History & Geography:

Beautiful Feet curriculum takes a multi-level, living book approach to teaching history, geography and world cultures, using easy to use Guides for the teacher and engaging, well-written literature for the student. The Guides provide book lists, chapter readings, discussion and research questions, background information, website links, answer keys, and more. See our website for lists of literature resources to accompany each guide. Most guides provide content for one year of study, with the exception of Geography through Literature and Western Expansion. The latter two are recommended to be completed together for one year of study. Numbers of lessons vary, and are scheduled 1 to 4 days per week. Recommended Timelines are available individually or in a set of two. Timelines are cardstock and include the figures referenced in the study. Students will need to color, cut and assemble the timeline and figures. History and geography come alive with these well done literature guides. See our website for required books for each guide. Some guides and resources contain Christian content while others do not; contact us for additional information.

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