The Great Wall: The Story Of 4,000 Miles Of Earth And Stone That Turned A Nation Into A Fortress (Wonders Of The World Book)

Examines the building of the Great Wall of China and the thousands of years of conflict that preceded it.

The Worm

This book covers such topics as the worm’s habitats (sometimes they live inside other animals), its anatomy (its muscle tube is slimy and gross), and its illustrious history (worms have been on earth for 120 million years). Although silly and off-the-wall, The Worm contains real information that will tie in with curriculum.

Three Years And Eight Months

Recounts the Japanese occupation of Hong Kong from 1942-1945 as Choi, a ten-year-old Chinese American boy, secretly joins the resistance and saves thousands of American, British and Canadian forces. Includes historical notes and photographs

VIII

Hal, a young man of extraordinary talents, skill on the battlefield, sharp intelligence and virtue, believes he is destined for greatness but, haunted by his family’s violent past, he embarks on a journey that leads to absolute power and brings him face to face with his demons as he grows to become Henry VIII.