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Exploring Ancient Rome with Elaine Landau

Series: Exploring Ancient Civilizations with Elaine Landau

By Elaine Landau

Time to visit ancient Rome! Watch the gladiators fight in the Colosseum, or go shopping at the Forum for a toga or gold jewelry. Author Elaine Landau and her dog, Max, take you back in time to the center of civilization.

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Library Ed.978-0-7660-2337-6$25.27$18.95

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Reviews

". . . informational history book . . . there is a strong emphasis on information . . . a competent resource book for middle school social studies."

Children's Literature

"Landau’s writing is clear . . . an acceptable introduction to ancient Rome."

School Library Journal, December 2005

"Easy to read and quite comprehensive . . ."

Waco Independent School District

". . . the information . . . is concise . . ."

Catholic Library World, December 2005

"An accessible text combines with maps, archival photos, paintings, and diagrams to successfully introduce the history, home and social life, and religion of each civilization. . . . well-organized, informative series . . ."

The Horn Book Guide, Spring 2006

"This well-researched book gives the reader a good understanding of the Roman empire."

Eastern Washington Book Review Council, January 2007

". . . a good, basic framework . . . Illustrations feature art reproductions . . . recent color photos . . . a sound gateway . . ."

Booklist, September 1, 2005

". . . nicely presented text that gives a lot of details to the young reader . . ."

Infolink Book Evaluation Program

"The information is presented in a very clear cut way . . ."

Delaware County Library System, October 2005

". . . the simple and informative text . . . is very reader friendly."

Tucson Unified School District, November 2005

"Kids will find the approach more inviting than the usual nonfiction fact-filled, numbers-oriented guides."

Children's Bookwatch, November 2005

"Recommended as an age appropriate beginning research source or for personal reading."

Association of Region XI School Libraries

"Kids will enjoy this ‘take’ on history."

Lincoln Public Schools

". . . a nice introduction to the topic of Ancient Rome . . ."

Arlington Independent School District, June 2005

". . . a lively and enthusiastic tour of ancient Rome . . . clearly written . . . chapters . . ."

TriState Young Adult Book Review Committee, September 2005

". . . this book is interesting and easy to read."

El Paso Independent School District, August 2005

". . . approaches the subject of Ancient Rome in a scholarly but humorous vein which will draw in even the most reluctant reader . . . This series would be a popular addition to the elementary school library collection."

Highlands Regional Library Cooperative, December 2005

"Although the books are just a beginning for any research, they are good for the slower reader and provide basic information for anyone new to the subject."

Irving Independent School District, October 8, 2006

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