Magic Tree House Fact Tracker #14: Ancient Rome and Pompeii: A Nonfiction Companion to Magic Tree House #13: Vacation Under the Volcano

Magic Tree House Fact Tracker #14: Ancient Rome and Pompeii: A Nonfiction Companion to Magic Tree House #13: Vacation Under the Volcano

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Overview

The #1 bestselling chapter book series of all time celebrates 25 years with new covers and a new, easy-to-use numbering system! Getting the facts behind the fiction has never looked better. Track the facts with Jack and Annie!!
 
When Jack and Annie got back from their adventure in Magic Tree House #13: Vacation Under the Volcano, they had lots of questions. How did ancient Rome become an emipre? Where did ancient Romans go for fun? What happened to the Roman town of Pompeii? What have we learned from it? Find out the answers to these questions and more as Jack and Annie track the facts. Filled with up-to-date information, photos, illustrations, and fun tidbits from Jack and Annie, the Magic Tree House Fact Trackers are the perfect way for kids to find out more about the topics they discovered in their favorite Magic Tree House adventures. And teachers can use Fact Trackers alongside their Magic Tree House fiction companions to meet common core text pairing needs.

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Product Details

ISBN-13: 9780375832208
Publisher: Random House Children's Books
Publication date: 04/25/2006
Series: Magic Tree House Fact Tracker Series
Pages: 128
Sales rank: 127,283
Product dimensions: 5.19(w) x 7.63(h) x 0.30(d)
Lexile: 750L (what's this?)
Age Range: 7 - 10 Years

About the Author

MARY POPE OSBORNE and NATALIE POPE BOYCE are sisters who grew up on army posts all over the world. They are working on more Magic Tree House® Fact Tracker books to give Magic Tree House readers facts and information about places, time periods, and animals that Jack and Annie discover in the Magic Tree House adventures.
 
Mary lives in Connecticut. Natalie makes her home nearby in the Berkshire Hills of Massachusetts. Mary is the author of all the Magic Tree House fiction titles as well as many more books for kids.
 
SAL MURDOCCA has illustrated more than 200 children's trade and text books. He is also a librettist for children's opera, a video artist, an avid runner, hiker, and bicyclist, and a teacher of children's illustration at the Parsons School of Design. Sal lives and works in New York with his wife, Nancy.

Hometown:

Goshen, Connecticut

Date of Birth:

May 20, 1949

Place of Birth:

Fort Sill, Oklahoma

Education:

B.A., University of North Carolina

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Magic Tree House Fact Tracker #14: Ancient Rome and Pompeii: A Nonfiction Companion to Magic Tree House #13: Vacation Under the Volcano 4.4 out of 5 based on 0 ratings. 14 reviews.
Anonymous More than 1 year ago
i love these books
jane4ever More than 1 year ago
we bought this book for a book report for our 3rd grader. they were about to start a unit on ancient rome and she chose this book to do a book report on and make a game about in preparation for their lesson. she loved the book, there were great illustrations depicting many aspects of roman life - military, architecture, etc. there was also a lot of great trivia and an intro to latin roots of words. she ended up making a jeopardy game based on the book and there was plenty of material. the format is easy to understand and a very kid-friendly approach to history.
SarahClick on LibraryThing More than 1 year ago
Summary:This book teaches about Ancient Rome and the different phases of "government' it went through. It also includes maps and fun facts to keep your brain reeling. It has a chapter about the different structures you will find in Rome and what they were used for. In one part of the book it has a learn Latin section which i thought was very neat for teaching children. It also talks about some of the important people from Rome and what their daily lives were like. Another section included is about Pompeii in which a volcano erupts and destroys the town and kills many people.Personal Reaction:I like this book. I found that I actually learned a lot about history and stuff. It kept it interesting so I never seemed bored. Classroom Extension Ideas:1. Use this to teach a history lesson to class2. Use this to learn about some famous Romans that changed our lives and history.
Anonymous More than 1 year ago
Love it
Anonymous More than 1 year ago
Its a little short and uninformitive, BUT when your young it is thought provokeing
Anonymous More than 1 year ago
Well noder!
Anonymous More than 1 year ago
Great
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Anonymous More than 1 year ago
She tied him to chair and pur him in a corner so he couldnt do anything while she slept
Anonymous More than 1 year ago
That was so cool
Anonymous More than 1 year ago
My daughter reads all the fact trackers, she likes them better than the story books they go along with.
Anonymous More than 1 year ago
My 3rd Grade child used this extensively to support her learning on their study of Rome. She just had to have it - I was suspicious it would end up on the shelf unused. She carried back and forth to school for the entire time they studied Rome. She used it to write her paper and riddle us with facts.
maxcat More than 1 year ago
I picked up this book to find out more about Rome and it actually helped as I went to the exhibit on Pompeii. It helped me understand life as it was in that time period and the book was educational from my viewpoint.
Anonymous More than 1 year ago
Guess who said "the world will not end" and was right the girl who is wirting this ON YOUR FACE TI THE JURCKS WHO SAID " THE WORLD IS GOING TO END" WELL GUESS WHAT WHO EVER SAID THAT YOU ARE A PICE IF OF SH.T