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Ivan the Terrible

Ivan the Terrible

by Sean Stewart Price

In this book from the Wicked History, series, learn about the forces that shaped Russia's Tsar Ivan the Terrible and why his rule is remembered as such a bloody one.

About the "Wicked History" Series

From Vlad the Impaler to Grigory Rasputin, to Ivan the Terrible, some of the most heinous moments in history are exposed in these highly illustrated biographies of some of the most villainous tyrants who walked the earth. A Wicked History will be the definitive biography series for middle and high school students on the evil individuals who twisted the course of history. The design is sophisticated to attract middle-school and high-school readers, yet the reading level is on target and readily accessible to readers of all levels.

Series Features

  • Engaging biographies of famous and infamous figures in history
  • Sophisticated design will attract high-school and middle-school struggling readers, yet on-target reading level makes these books accessible to readers of all levels
  • Controlled vocabulary and sentence length make these books highly readable
  • Directly Correlated to Social Studies Standards for Middle and High School Students
  • Includes etchings, maps, photos, and primary source documents
  • Cool, digest-like trim size
  • Gripping, dynamic storytelling
Ages
11, 12, 13
Interest Level
Grades 6 - 8
Grade Level Equivalent
4.4
Lexile Measure
710L
DRA
40
Guided Reading
Q
Publisher
Franklin Watts
Number of Pages
128
Genre
Biography and Autobiography

About the Author

Sean Stewart Price Sean Stewart Price has written more than 50 books for children and teenagers. He lives with his family in Alabama.

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