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Conquest!

Can You Build a Roman City?

Series: Step Into History

By Julia Bruce

It is Rome's golden age, and you are a general in the army. Your superiors want you to expand the Roman Empire and conquer new lands. Do everything correctly, and they might even let you become a governor! This step-by-step guide will show you how to plan and win your battles, build a fort, roads, and aqueducts and govern this new province the Roman way. A fun and exciting way to introduce readers to the Ancient Roman world.

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Library Ed.978-0-7660-3478-5$24.94$18.70

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Reviews

"This step-by-step guide will hold the interest of anyone wishing to learn more about the Roman Empire."

Denver Public Schools, September 14, 2009

"Clever concept, boys will enjoy."

Richardson Independent School District, March 2, 2010

". . . Bruce’s and Peter’s challenge to build a Roman city is tremendous fun. With beautiful and vivid illustrations and accurate information, every step of the process is made easy to understand through clear diagrams and plain language . . . The organization of the information is excellent . . . This book would be an excellent addition for elementary and middle school libraries and a great resource for teachers of first-year Latin, introduction to world cultures, and early Roman history units."

Children's Literature

"A fun and exciting way to introduce readers to the Ancient Roman world."

Clark County School District, March 2009

". . . good for a research project . . ."

Denton Independent School District, August 10, 2010

"The vibrant color illustrations are exquisitely detailed but never gruesome . . . the texts are reliable and will be useful for report writers."

School Library Journal, April 2009

"Informative and engaging, the detailed illustrations make you want to linger on each page."

Arlington Independent School District, November 10, 2009

". . . the numerous illustrations combined with text are informative . . ."

The Horn Book Guide, Fall 2009

"The text and diagrams convey details . . . which could be a means for integrating science or math concepts into a history unit, making the books even more valuable."

Library Media Connection, August/September 2009

"The drawings are excellent and both complement and extend the text . . . this series provides high interest, visually delightful books . . ."

TriState Young Adult Book Review Committee, September 2009

"This book offers a fascinating look at the progress of Roman Empire building. It is a lively book presented in an entertaining manner with great visual appeal. It is well-organized and clearly written . . . a terrific book for browsing and would definitely encourage a reader to pursue further research."

TriState Young Adult Book Review Committee, September 2009

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