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Ancient Tales for Grades 3-5

Your young readers will love taking a trip back in time with these stories of ancient civilizations.
 
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You Wouldn't Want to Be a Roman Soldier!
by David Stewart Illustrated by David Antram

The year is AD 98. You are a soldier named Marcus. You joined the Roman Army at the age of 18. This is a really big deal since you have to sign up for 25 years. You take an oath and are given your uniform. You receive your training in Rome. There you learn to fight.

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You Wouldn't Want to Be a Greek Athlete!
by Michael Ford Illustrated by David Antram

You (the reader) are a small boy living near Athens during the mid-5th century B.C. Your father sends you off to school to learn about the arts and athletics. It is his hope that someday you will honor the family by competing in the Olympic Games.

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The Roman News
Series: History News
by Andrew Langley
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I Am the Mummy Heb-Nefert
by Eve Bunting Illustrated by David Christiana
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Ancient World
Series: True Tales
by Katherine Gleason
What is a mummy? What happened to the people of Pompeii, and what are we learning about them today? What is the oldest city in the Americas? Explore these mysteries and more in the Ancient World!

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Magic Tree House Research: Ancient Rome and Pompeii
by Natalie Pope Boyce , Mary Pope Osborne Illustrated by Sal Murdocca

What was it like to be a gladiator? How many people died in the destruction of Pompeii? How did Roman children spend their days? Find out the answers to these questions and more in Magic Tree House Research Guide: Ancient Rome and Pompeii.

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Ancient Greeks
Series: Worldwise, Book #13
by Daisy Kerr
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