History Book Sets
This British series can be laugh-out-loud funny at times, and it is meticulously researched. Between the television series and the book series, Horrible Histories is quite the brandname in England, making it a top-of-the-line name in history entertainment.
A Wicked History
These are stylish books chronicling famous rulers in history who had a wicked streak. The books are thoroughly researched and fully engaging. I think that they are a must for any Social Studies classroom.
You Wouldn't Want to Be...
This is a series for younger readers. However, even older audience will get a kick out of it. The research is solid, and the perspective taken toward history is one that is deflating the mythos that have been built up around certain time periods.
Every Day Life In...