Famous Figures of the Middle Ages & Renaissance

Famous Figures of the Middle Ages & Renaissance

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Famous Figures of the Middle Ages & Renaissance
In government schools, history tends to be a read-only subject. Thankfully, however, your home-schooled children have options. If you have a child who dreads reading but loves art and drama, the Famous Figures series is the perfect history supplement.

Each meticulous Famous Figures of the Middle Ages & Renaissance illustration is based on authentic mosaics, paintings, and sculptures. Easy-to-assemble colored characters are printed on wood-free heavy cardstock with perforated pages for trouble-free removal. Cut out the figures, punch holes where directed, attach some common fasteners, and your Famous Figures of the Middle Ages & Renaissance are ready to take center stage as your child reenacts the time periods.

If your student is an avid artist, she will be pleased to discover that a colorable version of each figure is also included on the same sturdy cardstock. Fill in each figure with hues as realistic or exotic as you wish.

Famous Figures of the Middle Ages & Renaissance includes figures of 21 key people from the time period, including Justinian I, Theodora, Charlemagne, Leif Eriksson, William the Conqueror, Richard the Lionheart, Genghis Khan, Francis of Assisi, Marco Polo, Suleiman the Magnificent, Joan of Arc, Johannes Gutenberg, Christopher Columbus, Isabella I, Leonardo da Vinci, Michelangelo, Martin Luther, Henry VIII, Elizabeth I, William Shakespeare, and Galileo Galilei. A detailed biography section provides key information about the characters. A companion reading list for each figure is included for parent/teacher read-alouds and independent readers.

Features
Includes historic figures in full-color and black and white.

Figures include:
  • Justinian I
  • Theodora
  • Charlemagne
  • Leif Eriksson
  • William the Conqueror
  • Richard the Lionheart
  • Genghis Khan
  • Francis of Assisi
  • Marco Polo
  • Suleiman the Magnificent
  • Joan of Arc
  • Johannes Gutenberg
  • Christopher Columbus
  • Isabella I
  • Leonardo da Vinci
  • Michelangelo
  • Martin Luther
  • Henry VIII
  • Elizabeth I
  • William Shakespeare
  • Galileo Galilei

  • Publisher: Figures in Motion
    Format: Trade Paperback, printed on wood-free cardstock
    Pages: 96
    Publication Date: 2020
    Author: Cathy Diez-Luckie
    Size: 8½ x 11
    Publisher's Recommended Age Range: 6-12 Years
    Reproducible: No
    Consumable: Yes
    ISBN: 978-1-944481-07-0
    Faith-Based: No. Covers some historical figures that have religious as well as secular significance, but remains historical rather than inspirational.

    Awards and Endorsements:
    Mom's Choice Gold Award
    2009 Preferred Choice Award from Creative Child Magazine
    Bronze Medal in the 2009 Independent Book Publishers Awards
    2009 Dr. Toy Best Classic Toy Award
    2009 IndieFab Award Finalist
    Independent Book Publishers Association - Benjamin Franklin Award Finalist
    2009 Family Choice Award

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