Item description for Who in the World Was the Unready King?: The Story of Ethelred (Audio CD) by Connie Clark & Jim Weiss...
Overview Libraries are filled with junior biographies of pop celebrities-but, until now, young readers have had little chance to read about the truly important people of history. The Who in the World? series re-imagines the lives of neglected but fascinating historical figures. In this audio biography, master storyteller Jim Weiss brings us the world of Ethelred the Unready as the boy king wonders how he will defend all of England against the Vikings at the age of ten. This captivating narrative will draw in parents and children alike, and this audio editions may be used along with the print books to improve the reading ability of young students.
Publishers Description Ethelred s mother stood behind him. The archbishop smeared holy oil on Ethelred s shoulders and hands. He gave Ethelred a heavy sword and placed a gold crown on his head. The crown was too big it fell over his eyes, and Ethelred almost dropped the sword on the archbishop s foot. How did Ethelred become king when he was only ten years old? Territory W This unabridged reading by Jim Weiss of the book is 38 minutes on one audio CD, giving second-grade readers insight into the life of this explorer. About the series The classical curriculum introduces even the youngest student to the pleasures of true learning. Elementary students learn history not through predigested textbooks with multiple-choice answers, but through reading the stories of history. Unfortunately, biographies of great men and women of the past are almost all written for older students, limiting the ability of young students to explore history through reading. Libraries are crammed with biographies written for high school students and adults while beginning readers are provided with a shelf full of junior-level books about football players, NASCAR drivers, and movie stars. Now, Peace Hill Press puts real history back into the grasp of the youngest historians with the Who in the World Biography Series. The entries in the series provide young readers and their parents and teachers with biographies of great men and women of the Middle Ages. Designed to be used as part of The Story of the World curriculum, these biographies give beginning historians in grades 2 4 a chance to explore beyond the textbook. The accompanying book is also available separately.
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Studio: Peace Hill Press
Est. Packaging Dimensions: Length: 4.8" Width: 5.6" Height: 0.4" Weight: 0.15 lbs.
Release Date Jun 1, 2008
Publisher Peace Hill Press
ISBN 1933339284 ISBN13 9781933339283
Availability 0 units.
More About Connie Clark & Jim Weiss
Connie Clark, known as "The Joy Doctor," for twenty five years has been a licensed psychotherapist and highly acclaimed leader of personal and professional transformation programs-as a speaker, seminar and retreat leader, and life enhancement consultant. She empowers women with essential life-skills for flourishing in fast, challenging times. Connie is recognized internationally for her passionate, loving, and joyful style which has catalyzed hundreds of clients from mere thoughts of desired change to breakthrough experiences. Her clients include CEOs, entrepreneurs, physicians, artists, authors, grandmothers, and women in transition from diverse backgrounds. In 2003 she founded JoyWorks(TM), www.connieclarkjoyworks.com, empowerment seminars for women's conferences, mastermind tele-groups, teleseminars, and transformational women's retreats in the U.S. and Mexico. The mission of Connie's presentations, book and blog, www.joyafterfifty.com, is to empower women 50+ with simple scientific strategies for making the rest of life the very best of life! CONTACT CONNIE CLARK: 369-B 3rd St. #106 San Rafael, Ca. 94901 1-800-996-4006/415-721-0222 email@example.com
Reviews - What do customers think about Who in the World Was the Unready King?: The Story of Ethelred (Audio CD)?
Great Kids Book Jul 24, 2009
I bought this book because Ethelred the Unready is an ancestor of mine and I didn't know much about him. I plan on passing this book to my grandchildren so they can be knowledgeable of one of their direct line "great-grandfathers".