By DK Publishing
Observe the area of historic Rome in a child-friendly layout that mixes attractive images with transparent textual content in bite-sized chunks that would inspire and tell even reluctant readers. DK's Pocket Genius books function specific unfold types that upload curiosity and diversity to the books, from catalogs and thematic spreads to interesting full-page splash images.
The handy and low-cost layout is perfect for kids to exploit at domestic or tuition. Punchy bullet-point evidence offer at-a-glance info, whereas dimension, form, or locator icons are instantly recognizable references that youngsters can simply comprehend. extra genius gem evidence offer additional wows. truth records around off the publication with interesting evidence equivalent to checklist breakers and timelines, in addition to a thesaurus.
Read or Download Ancient Rome (Pocket Genius) PDF
Best juvenile fiction books
Whilst a wierd new boy strikes in round the corner, Hannah's local starts off to get an increasing number of eerie, and she or he suspects that the light boy has to be a ghost.
Linda Newbery - on the Firefly Gate
Henry has regularly felt like an intruder and issues are approximately to worsen whilst his relations strikes to the nation-state and the possibility of a brand new tuition looms. He retreats progressively more into his shell, until eventually he meets Dottie, a frail outdated girl, who has super spirit. He feels as if he is aware her, as if they've been acquaintances for a few years. And as she tells him approximately her wartime romance with a Royal Air strength navigator additionally named Henry, our Henry is drawn into that international. In a sequence of mysterious, occasionally scary occasions he re-enacts Henry's lifestyles . . . and learns that regardless of being dreadfully afraid, Henry acted heroically on the expense of his personal lifestyles. simply our Henry understands the genuine tale and it indicates him a manner via his personal self-doubts and misgivings.
Rebecca Stead, Newbery Medal-winning writer of if you achieve Me stated this publication is "brimming with surprises and grand event. courageous, clever, and whole of middle, Madeline and Ruby are a gust of clean air. "
Mad's dad is the fowl man. He'll move wherever to check birds. So while he's provided a bird-tracking task in significant the USA, his luggage are packed and he's jungle bound.
But going fowl monitoring within the jungle and disappearing thoroughly are very various things, and whilst the Very unusual and tremendously Creepy Letter arrives, Mad can't shake the poor feeling that her father is in trouble.
Roo, Mad's more youthful sister, is confident that the letter is a coded message. And their mother is concerned, as the letter doesn't sound like Dad in any respect. yet Mad is bound it's an indication of anything sinister.
The in basic terms option to resolve it truly is to visit Lava chook Volcano and locate their dad themselves. even though they by no means may have imagined what they're approximately to discover.
From new expertise Helen Phillips, the following the place the Sunbeams Are eco-friendly is the tale of what can occur while sisters make a few strange buddies, belief in one another, and bravely face a jungle of hassle all to deliver their family members again jointly.
With enemies on either side, who can Drake quite belief?
On the run after escaping from what was once imagined to be the world's safest juvenile facility (and blowing it up within the process), Will Drake understands it's just a topic of time sooner than the sinister Alliance catches up with him. yet Drake is wanting an alliance of his personal - figuring out who to belief is turning into more and more tough, and after having been uncovered to the hugely volatile (and in all probability lethal) Crystal-X while fleeing from the Rig, it seems like time will be working out for him all jointly. His arm has began to mutate into an impenetrable black crystal, and even though it offers him a superhuman-like skill to struggle, it can even be inflicting him to lose his mind.
Surrounded by means of enemies and determined for support, Drake and his escapee comrades are compelled to shape an uneasy partnership with a mysterious crew who additionally declare to were uncovered to Crystal-X. they are saying they understand how to exploit its powers for solid - yet can Drake relatively maintain working ceaselessly? And who should still he belief extra - his intended neighbors, or the voices in his head. .. ?
- All-Girl Crafts
- Betrayal (Empty Coffin, Book 2)
- Mr. Louie Is Screwy! (My Weird School, Book 20)
- The Birthday Ball
Extra info for Ancient Rome (Pocket Genius)
He wanted to get rid of the Greek influence on Roman life, which he believed was harming traditional Roman principles and discipline. FULL NAME Marcus Porcius Cato LIVED 234–149 BCE IN OFFICE 195–184 BCE TITLE Consul, censor Cato the Younger Great-grandson of Cato the Elder, Cato the Younger is well known for opposing Julius Caesar and promoting the Republic. He is said to have been extremely truthful and sincere and to have worked honestly in a system that was full of dishonest and unfair people.
FULL NAME Marcus Licinius Crassus LIVED 115–53 BCE IN OFFICE 70–53 BCE TITLE Triumvir Brutus led a conspiracy to assassinate Julius Caesar. He later killed himself after his troops were defeated by Caesar’s grandnephew and adopted son, Octavian (later known as Augustus). This 16th-century bust was sculpted by Michelangelo. FULL NAME Marcus Junius Brutus LIVED 85–42 BCE IN OFFICE 53 BCE, 44 BCE TITLE Quaestor, Praetor NOBLES | 33 Thinkers Ovid The Romans were great achievers and left behind a rich heritage in literature, science, and other fields.
Germanic Wars The series of battles and sieges over several centuries between the Romans and many Germanic tribes is known collectively as the Germanic Wars. This relief (carving) shows the struggle between the two forces. The Germanic tribes became the main enemies of the Western Roman Empire. DATE 113 BCE –554 CE REGION Europe 58 | THE MILITARY DATE 264–146 BCE REGION Western Mediterranean, Italy, and north Africa Gallic Wars This 20th-century painting shows Gallic chieftain Vercingetorix on a horse, surrendering to Julius Caesar after the decisive Battle of Alesia (52 BCE).