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Good Night Stories For Rebel Girls

Authors: Elena Favilli, Francesca Cavallo

Publisher: Particular Books (2017)

What if the princess didn't marry Prince Charming but instead went on to be an astronaut? What if the jealous step sisters were supportive and kind? And what if the queen was the one really in charge of the kingdom? Illustrated by sixty female artists from every corner of the globe, Good Night Stories for Rebel Girls introduces us to one hundred remarkable women and their extraordinary lives, from Ada Lovelace to Malala, Amelia Earhart to Michelle Obama. Empowering, moving and inspirational, these are true fairy tales for heroines who definitely don't need rescuing.

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Gruesome Ghosts

Author: Ian Locke

Part of a series: Fact Attack

Publisher: Macmillan Children's Books (1998)

This title in the "Fact Attack" series is full of facts about all manner of spooks, spectres and sightings.

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Guy Fawkes And The Gunpowder Plot

Author: Izzi Howell

Part of a series: Why Do We Remember?

Publisher: Franklin Watts (2016)

Discover the story behind famous people and events with Why Do We Remember? Look at photos, paintings and artefacts and read exciting eyewitness accounts. Simple timelines and explanations of key historical vocabulary bring the past to life! Find out why we remember the Gunpowder Plot of 1605. Learn about why Catholics and Protestants had problems with each other and why the Catholic plotters were angry with King James l. Read about how the plot was discovered and what happened to its members. Who was the leader of the Gunpowder Plot?

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Hannibal's Crossing Of The Alps

Authors: Titus Livy, Aubrey De Selincourt

Publisher: Penguin Classics (1995)

A powerful army’s quest to conquer Rome In 218 BC, according to Livy’s account, the mighty Carthaginian commander Hannibal rallied his army to march from Spain, across the Alps and into Italy. It was a hazardous journey, requiring tremendous fortitude from his soldiers, but Hannibal’s tactical precision and zeal guided them successfully - elephants and all - over the final obstacle to Italian soil. The War with Hannibal, part of Livy’s remarkable history of Rome, is published in Penguin Classics.

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Heinemann History The Twentieth Century World Study Units

Authors: Nigel Kelly, Martyn Whittock

Publisher: Heinemann (1995)

Heinemann History Study Units provide a flexible approach to history for 11-13 year olds, enabling you to build the course you want. Every book is packed with carefully chosen primary and secondary sources, many in colour, and all clearly captioned to help pupils evaluate the sources themselves. The Twentieth Century World is a new edition of the popular Era of the Second World War which has been fully revised and extended to meet the needs of the new curriculum. The new edition: - covers brand new content, such as extended coverage of the First World War and its consequences and the legacy of the Second World War, including the break up of empires, refugees and the origins of the cold war - provides an historical overview as well as three depth studies, offering choice and flexibility: The Western Front Nazi Germany Civilians at War. A new edition of the Assessment and Resource Pack is also available, with fully revised photocopiable resources, offering help with differentiation and assessment in line with the needs of the new curriculum.

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History In Focus Gcse Modern World History 2nd Edition

Author: Ben Walsh

Publisher: Hodder (2007)

History in Focus: clear and focused coverage of GCSE, S Grade and IGCSE History GCSE Modern World History is the leading textbook for GCSE Modern World History courses. The core content of the major GCSE Modern World History specifications is comprehensively covered through lucid explanation and carefully selected source material. The most popular option units or depth studies are covered in sufficient detail to make separate purchase of topic books unnecessary. Questions, activities and 'focus tasks' are provided throughout to: - deepen understanding of the content - develop evaluative and investigative skills - help students become more independent learners - support exam preparation. This second edition has been fully updated to: - meet the requirements of the revised specifications - extend coverage of the core content for each examination group - incorporate recent developments in the study and teaching of History. Teacher's Resource Book The accompanying Teacher's Resource Book second edition includes structured support for every major task in this Student's Book and enhanced opportunities for the use of ICT in History. The author Ben Walsh is a GCSE Assistant Examiner for OCR Modern World History. He teaches AQA Modern World History at Stafford College and does regular INSET for all aspects of the teaching of Modern World History and the use of ICT in History teaching.

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History Of Ancient Britain

Author: Neil Oliver

Publisher: Weidenfeld And Nicolson (2012)

Men and women have peopled our island for the best part of a million years. But our ancient ancestors and their way of life have largely been a mystery to us. Who were the first Britons and what sort of world did they occupy? Neil Oliver uses archaeological artefacts, geography and psychology to weave colour and humanity into the history of the ancient Britons. Focusing on some extraordinary finds of recent years, he turns a spotlight onto the first people to occupy these islands and their battle for survival. It’s a surprisingly intimate story, bringing to life those warriors, chieftains and farmers who called Britain ‘home’ thousands of years before us. This is the real story of Britain and of her people.

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Horrible Histories - The Beastly Best Bits

Authors: Terry Deary, Martin Brown

Part of a series: Horrible Histories

Publisher: Scholastic (2013)

In THE BEASTLY BEST BITS Terry Deary and Martin Brown take you on a guided tour through the history of the world using their favourite bits of 20 years of HORRIBLE HISTORIES books. And they promise to leave the gory bits in (and the boring bits out). 2013 is the twentieth anniversary of HORRIBLE HISTORIES.

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Horrible Histories: Awful Egyptians

Authors: Terry Deary, Martin Brown

Part of a series: Horrible Histories

Publisher: Scholastic (2008)

Step back to an awesomely ancient time with the Awesome Egyptians. Discover the dire details of mummy-making, the truth about Tutankhamun and his creepy curse and find out why people worshipped a dung beetle. Discover which king had the worst blackheads, why some kings had to wear false beards and why the peasants were revolting. History with the nasty bits left in!

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Horrible Histories: Even More Terrible Tudors

Author: Terry Deary

Part of a series: Horrible Histories

Publisher: Scholastic (1998)

Takes you back for another look at the mad Tudor monarchs and their suffering subjects, who just could not help losing their heads. Read on for information about the good times and the gory from the great goose fairs to the painful punishments and trickery of the ruthless royal family.

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