This post is for sharing “living” or great books on the following history topics:
For Elementary Students:
Here’s a pop-up book that is not intended for pre-schoolers! It is densely illustrated and full of information about the life of Shakespeare and the dramas of his time:
Another delightful Diane Stanley biography, a hardback book with large, detailed illustrations on every/other page:
An upper-elementary level period-piece about a boy who is being forced to steal a play by Shakespeare!
An elementary-level biography of Galileo:
This hard-back Usborne book is a great spine for elementary students. It has 2-page spreads for a variety of different topics. The first several spreads cover basic archaeology and the earliest civilizations. The book covers basic elements of world history up to (but not including) World War I:
For High School Students:
What are your favorite history books on this topic? Feel free to share with a comment below.