Ancient Rome

  • Bradshaw, Gillian. "Imperial Purple"
  • Caroline Lawrence. THE THIEVES of OSTIA is a new novel for young people just out, also set during the Roman empire, it's about sixth-eighth grade level though.
  • Davis, Lindsay.  The course of honour, the love story of Emperor Vespasian and his mistress, the greed slave woman Antonia Caenis.
  • Davis, Lindsay. The silver pigs
  • Graves, Robert "I, Claudius"
  • Graves, Robert Claudius the God
  • McCullough series
  • Rubalcaba, Jill "The Wadjet Eye."  Set in Alexandria, Egypt during the Greco-Roman period of Egyptian history, the protagonist, Damon, goes on an odyssy-like adventure.  In the process he encounters several facets of life in the Roman empire, and he meets several important figures of the time.  It is 6th grade reading level.
  • Sienkiewicz, Henryk K. Quo Vadis
  • Sutcliff, Rosemary.
  • Trease, Geoffrey.
  • Wallace, Lew Ben Hur
  • Whyte, Jack series (The Camulod Chronicles)which starts with Roman Britain and then goes into Arthurian times
  • Wood, Barbara. "Soul Flame"

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