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Ancient Rome and Pompeii: A Nonfiction Companion to Magic Tree House #13: Vacation Under the Volcano

by Natalie Pope Boyce, Mary Pope Osborne & Sal Murdocca

Track the facts with Jack and Annie!

 

When Jack and Annie got back from their adventure in Magic Tree House #13: Vacation Under the Volcano, they had lots of questions. How did ancient Rome become an emipre?...


Ninjas and Samurai: A Nonfiction Companion to Magic Tree House #5: Night of the Ninjas

by Mary Pope Osborne, Natalie Pope Boyce & Sal Murdocca

Track the facts with Jack and Annie!

 

When Jack and Annie came back from their adventure in Magic Tree House #5: Night of the Ninjas, they had lots of questions. What did it mean to be a ninja or a samurai?...


Pompeii...Buried Alive!

by Edith Kunhardt Davis

Illus. in full color. "The drama of natural disasters provides prime material to entice young independent readers. In this volume, the account of the eruption of Mount Vesuvius describes village life 2,000 years...


All About: Magnificent Mesopotamians

by P S Quick

This book, filled with amazing facts and photographs, describes what life was like for ancient Mesopotamians. It gives an in-depth account of all aspects of life and people of the time - including sections about...


What They Don't Tell You About: Romans In Britain

by Robert Fowke

Did you know that some Roman generals would execute their own sons if they were disobedient?

They had gory gladiators and evil emperors, they threw up at banquets and worshipped strange gods - but what else did...


What They Don't Tell You About: Ancient Greeks

by Robert Fowke

Did you know that Greek athletes used to win olive oil as prizes?

From heroes to philosophers, the Ancient Greeks have had a gigantic influence on life as we know it! Any old history book will give you the boring...


What They Don't Tell You About: Ancient Egyptians

by David Jay

Did you know that Egyptian policemen used monkeys to arrest people?

The Ancient Egyptians lived half of their lives up to their eyes in mud, the other half choking on desert sand, and spent most of their time...


What Was Pompeii?

by Jim O'Connor, Fred Harper & John Hinderliter

The morning of August 24, AD 79, seemed like any other in the Roman city of Pompeii. So no one was prepared when the nearby volcano Mount Vesuvius suddenly erupted, spouting ash that buried the city and its...


101 Amazing Facts about Ancient Egypt

by Jack Goldstein

Do you know who the ancient Egyptian god of the underworld is? What type of mask would an embalmer wear whilst carrying out the mummification process on a body? Who was the most successful of all the pharaohs?...


Greek Mythology

by Ken Jennings & Mike Lowery

Unleash your inner genius and become a master of mythology with this interactive trivia book from Jeopardy! champ and New York Times bestselling author Ken Jennings.

With this Junior Genius Guide to Greek mythology,...


Great Ancient EGYPT Projects: You Can Build Yourself

by Carmella Van Vleet

From reed boats, papyrus, and amulets, to pyramids, pharaohs, and mummies, Great Ancient Egypt Projects You Can Build Yourself explores the fascinating lives of ancient Egyptians through more than

25 hands-on...


The Vandemark Mummy

by Cynthia Voigt

A mummy has gone missing! It’s not a terribly valuable mummy, but its disappearance spells big trouble for Phineas and Althea’s father, who is the curator of a small collection of Egyptian antiquities bequeathed...


Cat Mummies

by Kelly Trumble & Laszlo Kubinyi

Clearly written text offers an answer to the question of why ancient Egyptians mummified thousands and thousands of cats. An easy-to-understand introduction to ancient Egyptian history.


TOOLS OF THE ANCIENT GREEKS: A Kid's Guide to the History & Science of Life in Ancient Greece

by Kris Bordessa

Tools of the Ancient Greeks: A Kid’s Guide to the History and Science of Life in Ancient Greece explores the scientific discoveries, athletic innovations, engineering marvels, and innovative ideas created...


TOOLS OF THE ANCIENT ROMANS: A Kid's Guide to the History & Science of Life in Ancient Rome

by Rachel Dickinson

Tools of the Ancient Greeks: A Kid’s Guide to the History and Science of Life in Ancient Greece explores the scientific discoveries, athletic innovations, engineering marvels, and innovative ideas created...


Explore Ancient Egypt!: 25 Great Projects, Activities, Experiments

by Carmella Van Van Vleet

Pyramids, mummies, amulets, temples, and pharaohs— Explore Ancient Egypt! brings this fascinating civilization to young readers ages 6–9 with 25 hands-on projects, activities, and games. Kids learn about ancient...


Explore Ancient Greece!: 25 Great Projects, Activities, Experiments

by Carmella Van Van Vleet

Investigate the fascinating civilization of ancient Greece through 25 hands-on projects and activities for young readers ages 6-9. Kids learn about ancient Greek homes, food, playtime, clothing, conquests, arts...


Explore Ancient Rome!: 25 Great Projects, Activities, Experiements

by Carmella Van Van Vleet

Investigate the fascinating civilization of ancient Rome through 25 hands-on projects and activities for young readers ages 6–9. Kids learn about ancient Roman homes, food, playtime, clothing, conquests, gods,...


Seven Wonders of the World: Discover Amazing Monuments to Civilization with 20 Projects

by Carmella Van Van Vleet

Illustrating spectacular architectural feats and creations of great beauty, this handbook introduces children to the original Seven Wonders of the World as well as the monuments on the new list. The creativity...


Ancient Israelites and Their Neighbors: An Activity Guide

by Marian Broida

Children can try their hand at re-creating ancient Israelite culture—along with the cultures of their neighbors, the Philistines and Phoenicians—in a way that will provide perspective on current events. The...