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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...


Famous Men of Rome

by John Haaren

The Romans were history's great men of action. Collected here are thirty stories covering the history of Rome from its founding under Romulus to the last emperor in the West. Your children will see the rise...


Famous Men of Greece

by John Haaren

Greeks were history's great men of thought. John Haaren has collected stories from the lives of thirty famous Greek Men, detailing the rise, Golden Age, and fall of Greece. Among these men are Aristotle, Ptolemy,...


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

From pyramids and mummies to temples and pharaohs, this creative and engaging reference explores what makes ancient Egypt one of most fascinating civilizations of all time. Combining diagrams, facts, and activities,...


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

by Carmella Van Van Vleet

From the Olympics and Sparta to the Trojan Horse and the birth of democracy, this interactive reference delves into one of the world’s most fascinating civilizations—ancient Greece—and illustrates how deeply...


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

by Carmella Van Van Vleet

Teaching kids to do as the Romans did, this exciting guide to the ancient empire explores everything from togas and gladiators to Julius Caesar and the Coliseum. Written especially for younger readers, this...