The Mystery of History

World History Curriculum for All Ages

The Mystery of History is an award-winning world history curriculum—written from a biblical worldview—to guide students through a meaningful, engaging, and historically accurate journey from ancient times to modern.

Volume I
Volume II
Volume III
Volume IV

"Now to Him, who is able to establish you according to my gospel in the preaching of Jesus Christ, according to the revelation of the mystery kept secret since the world began but now made manifest, and by the prophetic Scriptures made known to all nations, according to the commandments of the everlasting God, for obedience to the faith-to God, alone wise, be glory through Jesus Christ forever. Amen." (Romans 16:25-27)

Has history been hard for you? We understand!

Most of us:

  • Grew up on boring, complicated history.

  • Are too busy to pull all the pieces together.

  • Are desperate to streamline our teaching for the whole family.

  • Have gaps in our own understanding of world history.

Good news! We’ve Done the Hard Work for You!

Each of our four volumes is carefully laid out with interesting lessons in a Student Reader—and optional curriculum in a Companion Guide. (We have it all!) Here’s four easy steps to follow:

  1. Look

    Look ahead at what the week holds. (Our Planning Pages will help!)

  2. Book

    Turn to our beautiful books to read your lessons. (Or listen by audiobook.)

  3. Choose

    Choose age-appropriate activities. (We offer choices for different learning styles!)

  4. Review

    Review at the end of the week. (Use any of our retention tools.)

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Engaging World History—Loved by the Whole Family

Kids love it
Parents Love It
  • "Thank you for the really fun history book. I didn't like world history until we got your book. Now it's my favorite subject."

    13 Years Old
  • "Your history curriculum rocks!!!!!! It's so learnable and packed with so many interesting little tidbits of useful information that really help me."

  • "I love how you write! It makes me feel as if you are right here telling me the stories. The Mystery of History is not just a dull, dry history book."

    8th Grade
  • "One of my favorite activities was about the early crusaders. My brothers and sister and I walked one and a half miles with 20lbs in our backpacks and no shoes on our feet. I learned that the crusaders walked really far and it must of hurt when they walked on gravel."

    10 Years Old
  • "I can't thank you enough for making history so "alive" and exciting for us this year. I am loving seeing all the dots connect. Our girls are in 1st and 3rd. We could do The Mystery of History all day...if we didn't have other things to do like math and homework."

    Charity M.
    Homeschool Mom
  • "The Mystery of History has been my absolute favorite part of homeschooling my 3 daughters. History was just a bunch of dry facts, dates, and dead guys but Linda has written her books in such a beautifully captivating way that it's my favorite subject now, and my girls have enjoyed it."

    Penny B.
    Homeschool Mom
  • "It’s very hard to find a ‘one-size-fits-all’ curriculum, however, I think that Linda Hobar has done a GREAT job of crossing several boundaries while also making the text very enjoyable and enticing to the children! She covers the gamut of every learning style out there!"

    Amy Pak
  • "We love you MOH!! With eight children, it's so user-friendly. It's a favorite w/ our family, from our nursing baby, several toddlers, and up to our 12-year-old. My newly retired Army husband loves it too!"

    Homeschool Mom
The Mystery of History Four Volume Complete Set

Chronological World History—from Ancient Times to Modern

The Mystery of History was designed to teach students not only about history, but about God’s presence in history, and how He reveals Himself to mankind through Jesus Christ. Students will get the facts of history and the feelings it provokes as they sift through the highs, the lows, and the in-betweens of world history from a biblical worldview.

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The Mystery of History Four Volume Complete Set

Four-Volume Set

If you want accurate, easy-to-read, biblical worldview history for your home, classroom, church library, or other, look no further than The Mystery of History—Four-Volume Set, spanning ancient times to modern times for all ages. Each volume includes:


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The Mystery of History Online Options

Want more world history?

We offer self-paced courses and streaming video lectures to enhance your studies in The Mystery of History Volumes III and IV.

  • Picture-filled video lectures with the author
  • Information beyond the Student Reader
  • Virtual field-trips and interviews
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Linda Lacour Hobar author of The Mystory of History online courses

Lectures from the author

Hundreds of slides

Over 25 hours of material

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