Encyclopedia of World History pb (Usborne)

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Item #: 018005
ISBN: 9780794528331
Grades: 3-9

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Publisher: EDC / Usborne

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I purchased this book to correspond with our Story of the World curriculum. I love pretty much any Usborne book. My kids pick these up and can read them for hours even outside of homeschooling.
September 3, 2016
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over 2 years ago
It's good but a pretty small size
I love the 3D drawings in this book, very happy we got it. Very kid-friendly
May 18, 2016
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over 2 years ago
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Why did you choose this?
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seemed interesting
Jill C on Oct 16, 2018
We needed an updated copy of the book, price quite fair.
Christine A on Sep 4, 2018
seemed interesting
Jill C on Oct 16, 2018
My daughter loves to read facts, so I feel it will be a good addition to her collection.
Manju S on Sep 18, 2018
We needed an updated copy of the book, price quite fair.
Christine A on Sep 4, 2018
History of the World cross referenced to this book.
Lori C on Aug 15, 2018
Planning to use this resource along with The Story of the World Vol. 1. Borrowed it from the library and compared it to Kingfisher Illustrated History of the World (an old edition). The illustrations are beautiful. Although Kingfisher seems to have more informational text, I am sure the Usborne Encyclopedia will be a very fun resource as well.
GINA S on Aug 13, 2018
Showed my daughter samples of many different world history encyclopedias, and she liked the looks of this one best. She's a reluctant reader, and the breakup of text with photos and graphics appeals to her.
Olivia B on Aug 11, 2018
homeschooling history
Kristy T on Jul 26, 2018
Wanted a comprehensive history book in our library to supplement Story of the World and other history curriculum we have used.
Genevie D on Jul 1, 2017
I am using this along with Story of the World.
Elsa E on Apr 23, 2017
This is the main text used in History Odyssey's curriculum and I'm looking forward to using it.
Charissa M on Apr 9, 2017
part of a curriculum we are using for homeschool
Brittany C on Feb 15, 2017
Used book before, buying as gift. Price reasonable for new item.
Constance M on Dec 10, 2016
I needed it for our curriculum, "Build Your Library"
Victoria H on Nov 9, 2016
Awesome secular choice for home school.
Samantha I on Nov 9, 2016
To supplement our History curriculum
User on Oct 30, 2016
Looking for a solid world history resource for homeschool
Abigail B on Oct 4, 2016
I'm using the Build Your Library 1st Grade curriculum.
Chandlar H on Sep 9, 2016
I have been "eyeing" this book for quite some time and the bargain bin price was much much lower than other websites (even others that sell used books). I have ordered bargain books before from rainbow and they usually look new except for the smallest dent or scratch.
User on Sep 7, 2016
This is a must have for the REAL Oddyssey Ancient Civilizations curriculum. It is also highly recommended and has great reviews.
Heather L on Aug 28, 2016
To use for home school
Eunice T on Aug 17, 2016
Part of Build Your Library online curriculum, and it was a better price than available at Amazon
Brendan M on Aug 12, 2016
Lines up well with Classical Conversations History.
Renee B on Aug 8, 2016
Requested by my daughter-in-law who is home schooling.
Nancy B on Aug 4, 2016
Small format. Wish it were standard size.
Lisa on Jul 14, 2016
We are using The Well-Trained Mind as a guide and this was one of the history texts that was suggested to be used in conjunction w/ SOTW.
Jenni L on Jul 5, 2016
I chose this encyclopedia because it looked eye catching enough for younger students and thorough enough for older students.
Tanya E on Jul 2, 2016
I am a secular homeschooler and this is the best history book you can get that is secular.
Lisa F on Jun 24, 2016
This was a recommended resource in The Story of the World.
User on May 6, 2016
Matches up well with Classical Conversations. Lots of internet links to supplement.
Elyse M on Apr 30, 2016
Purchasing this to go along with the "Story of the World" History Curriculum I'm using next year.
Brooke H on Apr 24, 2016
Rainbow Resource has the best price for a new copy of this encyclopedia and it comes highly recommended as a supplement for our history curriculum.
Marcela B on Apr 21, 2016
word of mouth from other homeschoolers
Erica S on Apr 7, 2016
My 2nd grader wanted to purchase this with his allowance. We're in Classical Conversations and we're in Cycle 1 this year studying mostly Ancient history.
Micah and Lucas M on Mar 15, 2016
Recommended by the book "The Well-Trained Mind"
Donetta W on Dec 14, 2015
awesome information
ashlee a on Nov 12, 2015
My daughter loves to read facts, so I feel it will be a good addition to her collection.
Manju S on Sep 18, 2018
History of the World cross referenced to this book.
Lori C on Aug 15, 2018
For what grade levels is this resource?
A shopper on Jul 17, 2017
BEST ANSWER: Grade level 3 and up.
Does this encyclopedia explain anything having to do with evolution?
JoC105 on Apr 19, 2016
BEST ANSWER: This encyclopedia does assume evolution. If this is not your belief, you either need to skip those pages or stop and explain what much of the world believes and why you believe differently. I have taken the latter route. It is a wonderful resource despite its clear bias. The links are great and really help fill out any course. I love this book and would highly recommend it.
Are the paperback versions well made? I was interested in the hardcover, but it is out of stock.
A shopper on Feb 12, 2016
BEST ANSWER: Yes, the paperback is quite well made. The cover is dense and the pages are thicker than say a magazine. The pages so far have withstood my three children and remain looking brand new!
How does The Usborne Book of World History differ from The Usborne Encyclopedia of World History?
A shopper on Jan 10, 2016
Encyclopedia of World History pb (Usborne)
Encyclopedia of World History pb (Usborne)
Book of World History (Usborne)
Book of World History (Usborne)
BEST ANSWER: The Encyclopedia is targeting a slightly older audience than the Book. The Encyclopedia includes a large section - about 100 pages - of prehistory that is covered in just a few pages in the Book. The Encyclopedia provides a broader perspective. For instance, the Encyclopedia in the section on the Romans includes two pages each on The Rise of Rome, The Roman Army, Life in a Roman Town, Fun and Games,The Spread of Christianity, and The Fall of Rome. The Book has two pages each on The Rise of Rome, Life in the Roman Empire, and Romans and Barbarians. There is overlap of content and occasionally graphics but, in general, the Book is more cartoonish and the Encyclopedia has more detailed drawings and artifact pictures. The Encyclopedia is 7.5 x 9.5, pb, 414 pgs. The Book is 8.75 x 11, hb, 194 pgs.
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