Thirty More Famous Stories Retold

Thirty More Famous Stories Retold

by James Baldwin

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Overview

Wonderful to be read together aloud, or as a component of a living books homeschool. These short and quickly read stories are a great introduction to classic literature. A joy to read to early readers and an excellent tool for elementary readers to read on their own. Either way, children will delight in these short retellings of literary classics.
Columbus, Galileo, Alexander, Hannibal an others come alive. The fall of Troy and the rise of Rome are remembered in this followup to the author's classic "Fifty Famous Stories Retold".
The selections here will give not only pleasure, but will continue to build a foundation for broader literary studies. While these volumes are intended as a supplemental reader in the middle primary grades, older children and even adults will find them enlightening.

Product Details

ISBN-13: 9781976427046
Publisher: CreateSpace Publishing
Publication date: 11/29/2018
Pages: 244
Product dimensions: 5.06(w) x 7.81(h) x 0.51(d)

About the Author

James Baldwin (1924-1987) was a celebrated African-American novelist, essayist, poet, and social critic. He spent much of his career abroad, which allowed him to gather perspective on the racial, sexual, and social tensions inherent in American society. He is best known for his novel Go Tell it On a Mountain, and his book of essays Notes of a Native Son.

Date of Birth:

August 2, 1924

Date of Death:

December 1, 1987

Place of Birth:

New York, New York

Place of Death:

St. Paul de Vence, France

Education:

DeWitt Clinton High School, New York City

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