Mini Copy Book

The First World War

Edith Cavell

The experienced nurse could not stop saving lives, even at the cost of her own.

Length: 59 words

The Second World War

The Day of ‘No’

On October 28th, 1940, the Kingdom of Greece surprised everyone by refusing to become part of the German war machine.

Length: 53 words

Greek and Roman Myths

Heracles and the Garden of the Hesperides

Two of Heracles’s labours are declared void, so to make up the number he is sent to find the Garden of the Hesperides.

Length: 112 words

Lives of the Saints

The Emperor and the Nun

The young Roman Emperor Theophilus backed away from marriage to the formidable Cassiani, but he could not forget her.

Length: 112 words

Anglo-Saxon Era

Edward the Exile

Two young English princes were banished to the court of Yaroslav the Wise, and one returned to claim the crown.

Length: 118 words

Lives of the Saints

The Conversion of Vladimir the Great

A succession of religious leaders came to Kiev, hoping to win the wild barbarian Prince to their cause.

Length: 115 words