Early history fiction

  • Books by Eloise McGraw,
  • Briton:  A Story of the Roman Invasion Henty One of our favorite Henty's.  Beric travels from ancient Briton to Rome.
  • Henty books when we're at a cliff hanging moment and challenge the children to guess how the hero saves himself.  Great critical thinking
  • Rosemary Sutcliff's books about Roman and pre-Roman history
  • THE SECRETS OF VESUVIUS (The Roman Mysteries Book II)Roaring Brook Press (173pp.)October 2002
  • The Bronze Bow Elizabeth George Speare
  • The Golden Goblet Eloise Jarvis McGraw Tirzah Lucille Travis, Story of a twelve-year-old Hebrew girl in Egypt during the time of Moses.
  • The White Stag, by Kate Seredy
  • Thieves of Ostia, (The Roman Mysteries Book) These are fast-paced,multi-character mysteries, with a cast of Roman boys and girls about 8-12.
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