Genevieve Foster Books

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We love the different world books by Genevieve Foster.

The Genevieve Foster “world” books are useful for history studies. Her books give a different perspective–a slice of history around the world during the time of the leading character. Thanks to Beautiful Feet Books for re-publishing these classics!

The Genevieve Foster Books series was chosen by Cathy Duffy as on of her “100 Top Picks for Homeschool Curriculum” in the history/social studies category.

Abraham Lincoln’s World

Abraham Lincoln's World by Genevieve Foster

Abraham Lincoln’s World

Abraham Lincoln’s World

By Genevieve Foster, Publisher: Beautiful Feet Books

Readers will enjoy an interesting look at not only the man, but the 19th century world in which he lived. Britain’s enormous growth and emergence as a democracy, Germany united under Bismarck, Russia freeing the serfs, Japan opened to foreign trade, the U.S. in turmoil over slavery, and many other cultural and socio/economic events are all shared in Foster’s Abraham Lincoln’s World laced with her traditional pictures, maps, time lines and graphs. Abraham Lincoln’s World will give you a look around the world in his time. 347 pages, Trade PB

Intermediate/High School

Expanded Edition

ISBN-13: 9781893103160

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Price $17.95

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Augustus Caesar’s World

Augustus Caesar's World by Genevieve Foster

Augustus Caesar’s World

Augustus Caesar’s World

By Genevieve Foster, Publisher: Beautiful Feet Books

Augustus Caesar’s World is a slice of history measured by the lifetime of Augustus Caesar. Readers will learn the major events and figures of Egyptian, Hebrew, Greek, and Roman history; and also the cultures of ancient China, India, and Persia. Told as a story it will delight readers young and old. Wonderful timelines, charts and illustrations enhance the text. Please note: Foster looks at the major world religions, including Christianity, from a historical perspective, not necessarily as one of faith.

334 pages, Trade PB, Intermediate/High School.

ISBN-13: 9780964380325

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George Washington’s World

George Washington’s World by Genevieve Foster

George Washington’s World

George Washington’s World

By Genevieve and Joanna Foster, Publisher: Beautiful Feet Books

This classic not only provides the reader a true biography of the great American, but a view of the world in which he lived. Marvel also at the lives of Franklin, Frederick the Great, Voltaire, Napoleon, Catherine of Russia, Eli Whitney, Robert Fulton and many others. Portrayed as a whole, the political, social, industrial, and scientific revolutions of the 1700’s, come to life as never before. George Washington’s World is laced with vivid illustrations and carefully researched maps and charts. 360 pages, Trade PB

Intermediate/High School.

ISBN-13: 9780964380349

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The World of Captain John Smith

The World of Captain John Smith by Genevieve Foster

The World of Captain John Smith

The World of Captain John Smith

By Genevieve Foster, Publisher: Beautiful Feet Books

This award winning title continues the world’s story near the turn of the 16th century during the reign of Queen Elizabeth I. Set amidst the drama of Shakespearean England, readers will also be introduced to the prominent personalities of Smith’s world: Sir Francis Drake, Mary Queen of Scots, the Medici of France, Galileo, Henry Hudson, Sir Walter Raleigh, Pope Gregory, Chaplain, the Czars of Russia, the Pilgrims, the Puritans and many more. Dozens of key events such as the closing of the Orient, the defeat of the Spanish Armada, the writing of the KJV bible are included in the World of Captain John Smith.

400 Pages, Trade PB, Intermediate/High School

ISBN-13: 9781893103009

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The World of Columbus and Sons

The World of Columbus and Sons by Genevieve Foster

The World of Columbus and Sons

The World of Columbus and Sons

By Genevieve Foster, Publisher: Beautiful Feet Books

The World of Columbus and Sons tells the story of the world of the Renaissance and the Reformation. Columbus, Prince Henry the Navigator, Ivan III, Gutenberg, Queen Isabella, Leonardo da Vinci, Mohammed II, Nomi Mansa, Martin Luther, Vasco de Gama, Copernicus, Michelangelo, and many others all come to life. The author, a three time Newbery Honor Award winner, presents the events of this important period as a series of miniature dramas with an emphasis on the interaction of events and people.

406 pages, Trade PB, Intermediate/High School.

ISBN-13: 9780964380387

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The World of William Penn

The World of William Penn by Genevieve Foster

The World of William Penn

The World of William Penn

By Genevieve Foster, Publisher: Beautiful Feet Books

Good news! Beautiful Feet Books republished The World of William Penn.

Like her other books, Genevieve Foster goes around the world during the life of William Penn. You’ll learn about the Sun King, the Great Wall of China, Peter the Great, Sir Isaac Newton, the builder of the Taj Mahal and more.

It’s a great supplement to your study of Pennsylvania state history.

196 pages, Trade PB, For ages 8 and up.

ISBN-13: 9781893103306

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The Year of the Horseless Carriage-1801

The Year of the Horseless Carriage-1801

The Year of the Horseless Carriage-1801

The Year of the Horseless Carriage-1801

By Genevieve Foster, Publisher: Beautiful Feet Books

Transportation, communication, and technology in the early 19th century are the subjects of The Year of the Horseless Carriage. Genevieve Foster brings it all together with her wonderful around the world view of history.

196 pages, Trade PB, For ages 8 and up.

ISBN-13: 9781893103313

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