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BISAC Subject JNF025020

JUVENILE NONFICTION / History / Ancient

Spring 2020

50 Things You Didn't Know about Ancient Egypt

From the Series 50 Things You Didn't Know About

Learn all about Pharaohs and daily life (and death) in Ancient Egypt. Discover 3,000 years of an ancient civilization through amazing and amusing facts about daily life, afterlife, and how… Read More →

  • Lexile: 1120
  • Dewey: 932.01
Spring 2020

50 Things You Didn't Know about Ancient Greece

From the Series 50 Things You Didn't Know About

Explore vending machines and flushing toilets in Ancient Greece. Discover the amazing and amusing marvels this fascinating ancient civilization has given us from democracy to geometry. Read More →

  • Lexile: 1040
  • Dewey: 938.01
Spring 2020

50 Things You Didn't Know about Ancient Rome

From the Series 50 Things You Didn't Know About

Explore daily life in Ancient Rome from the Colosseum to commode and how this powerful empire ruled much of the world for more than 1,000 years. Read More →

  • Lexile: 1050
  • Dewey: 937

Ancient Agricultural Technology: From Sickles to Plows

From the Series Technology in Ancient Cultures

Did you know . . . • Ancient Romans invented a machine to harvest grain? • Farmers in ancient China destroyed the pests that harmed crops by bringing in their natural predators? • The… Read More →

  • Dewey: 630.93

Ancient Communication Technology: From Hieroglyphics to Scrolls

From the Series Technology in Ancient Cultures

Did you know that people first used road signs more than 2,000 years ago? Did you know that Ancient Rome had its own postal service? Did you know that Egyptian writers used flakes of… Read More →

  • Dewey: 302.2'2209

Ancient Computing Technology: From Abacuses to Water Clocks

From the Series Technology in Ancient Cultures

Did you know . . . • Ancient cultures measured time accurately with water clocks? • An engineer in the first century B.C. designed an odometer to calculate distance traveled? • People… Read More →

  • Dewey: 510.28'4

Ancient Construction Technology: From Pyramids to Fortresses

From the Series Technology in Ancient Cultures

Did you know . . . • The ancient Maya built magnificent pyramid-temples? • Ancient Chinese builders created central home heating systems? • One ancient Greek monument was taller than a… Read More →

  • Dewey: 690.093

Ancient Machine Technology: From Wheels to Forges

From the Series Technology in Ancient Cultures

Did you know . . . • Ancient people used bows to drill holes and start fires? • The ancient Chinese built a machine to detect earthquakes? •The ancient Romans operated a factory for milling… Read More →

  • Dewey: 621.8093

Ancient Medical Technology: From Herbs to Scalpels

From the Series Technology in Ancient Cultures

Did you know . . . • Doctors in ancient Peru performed brain surgery? • Ancient Greek doctors ran medical schools? • The ancient Indians knew how to protect people from smallpox? Medical… Read More →

  • Dewey: 610.938

Ancient Mysteries (Alternator Books ™) — eBook Set

From the Series Ancient Mysteries (Alternator Books ® )

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Uncover the mysteries of some of the most intriguing places on the planet. What was Stonehenge used for? Are the Egyptian pyramids really cursed? While answers to some questions have been… Read More →

  • Multi-user eBook
  • List Price: $263.94
  • Your Price: $197.96
  • 6 titles

Ancient Mysteries (Alternator Books ™) — Library Bound Set

From the Series Ancient Mysteries (Alternator Books ® )

Set

Uncover the mysteries of some of the most intriguing places on the planet. What was Stonehenge used for? Are the Egyptian pyramids really cursed? While answers to some questions have been… Read More →

  • Library Bound Hardcover
  • List Price: $175.92
  • Your Price: $131.94
  • 6 titles

Ancient Transportation Technology: From Oars to Elephants

From the Series Technology in Ancient Cultures

Did you know . . . • People first used skis more than 8,000 years ago? • The first wheels were used in pottery—not for transportation? • Traffic jams often clogged the streets of ancient… Read More →

  • Dewey: 629.04093

Ancient Warfare Technology: From Javelins to Chariots

From the Series Technology in Ancient Cultures

Did you know . . . • The Scythians used guerrilla warfare more than 2,500 years ago? • The Chinese general Sun-tzu wrote the first military manual in the fourth century B.C.? • Some ancient… Read More →

  • Dewey: 355.0209'01

An Emperor's Guide

From the Series How-To Guides for Fiendish Rulers

I am a Roman emperor, and my empire stretches from the sunny Mediterranean to northern Europe. I can tell that you're impressed. There are several rules I follow to keep everything under… Read More →

  • Lexile: 810
  • ATOS: 5.3
  • Dewey: 321/.03

A Pharaoh's Guide

From the Series How-To Guides for Fiendish Rulers

I am the mighty pharaoh of Egypt. I control the River Nile, plan great cities, and make sure I am the richest person in all of Egypt—with the most exotic food and expensive clothes. After… Read More →

  • Lexile: 800
  • ATOS: 5.2
  • Dewey: 932/.01

A Shogun's Guide

From the Series How-To Guides for Fiendish Rulers

I am a fearless shogun, the military ruler of Japan. People are afraid of me—and they should be. I have even more power than the emperor. I followed the rules to achieve my high position—and… Read More →

  • Lexile: 760
  • ATOS: 5.1
  • Dewey: 952/.02

Brain Game Treasure Hunts — eBook Set

From the Series Brain Game Treasure Hunts

Set

Embark on an exciting treasure hunt! Readers will take a journey, solving puzzles along the way, to reach the final prize at the end of each book. Puzzles include math challenges, word games… Read More →

  • Multi-user eBook
  • List Price: $170.60
  • Your Price: $127.95
  • 4 titles

Brain Game Treasure Hunts — Library Bound Set

From the Series Brain Game Treasure Hunts

Set

Embark on an exciting treasure hunt! Readers will take a journey, solving puzzles along the way, to reach the final prize at the end of each book. Puzzles include math challenges, word games… Read More →

  • Library Bound Hardcover
  • List Price: $83.97
  • Your Price: $62.98
  • 3 titles

Brain Game Treasure Hunts — Paperback Set

From the Series Brain Game Treasure Hunts

Set

Embark on an exciting treasure hunt! Readers will take a journey, solving puzzles along the way, to reach the final prize at the end of each book. Puzzles include math challenges, word games… Read More →

  • Paperback
  • List Price: $31.96
  • Your Price: $30.36
  • 4 titles

Graphic Myths and Legends Audisee® eBooks with Audio Bundle (Multi-User) — Audisee® eBook with Audio Set

From the Series Graphic Myths and Legends

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Supreme artwork and storytelling are the hallmarks of Lerner Publishing Group's Graphic Universe imprint. With art and text created by experienced graphic novel authors and artists―who also… Read More →

  • Audisee® eBook with Audio
  • List Price: $426.56
  • Your Price: $319.92
  • 8 titles

Graphic Myths and Legends — eBook Set

From the Series Graphic Myths and Legends

Set

Supreme artwork and storytelling are the hallmarks of Lerner Publishing Group's Graphic Universe imprint. With art and text created by experienced graphic novel authors and artists―who also… Read More →

  • Multi-user eBook
  • List Price: $938.30
  • Your Price: $938.30
  • 22 titles

Graphic Myths and Legends — Paperback Set

From the Series Graphic Myths and Legends

Set

Supreme artwork and storytelling are the hallmarks of Lerner Publishing Group's Graphic Universe imprint. With art and text created by experienced graphic novel authors and artists―who also… Read More →

  • Paperback
  • List Price: $208.79
  • Your Price: $208.79
  • 22 titles

Hercules: The Twelve Labors [A Greek Myth]

From the Series Graphic Myths and Legends

Famous for his superhuman strength, Hercules is the most popular hero in Greek mythology. The son of Zeus—king of the gods—and a mortal mother, Hercules faces the wrath of Zeus's wife Hera… Read More →

  • Lexile: 540
  • ATOS: 3.6
  • Dewey: 398.2'0938'02

How-To Guides for Fiendish Rulers — eBook Set

From the Series How-To Guides for Fiendish Rulers

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Pharaohs, shoguns, kings, and emperors were some of the most powerful people of their time. This series takes a humorous, tongue-in-cheek, "how-to" approach to introduce readers to the life… Read More →

  • Multi-user eBook
  • List Price: $170.60
  • Your Price: $127.95
  • 4 titles