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Unit 1: The World Past and Present

INDEPENDENT READING

Easy

Stone Age Farmers Beside the Sea: Scotland's Prehistoric Village of Skara Brae
by Caroline Arnold
Clarion, 1997 (48p)
Archeologists found Skara Brae in 1850 and learned that on this island a community had farmed, herded, hunted, and fished from the years 3100 B.C. to 2500 B.C., when a dust storm destroyed the village.

African Beginnings
by James Haskins and Kathleen Benson
Lothrop, 1998 (48p)
In this first of a new series on Africa, the authors discuss the early kingdoms in Africa, including Nubia, Egypt, Kush, and Meroë.

The Great Kapok Tree: A Tale of the Amazon Rain Forest
by Lynne Cherry
Harcourt, 1990 (32p)
In this well-known modern fable, a man who chops down kapok trees in the Brazilian rain forest is visited by animals who plead with him not to destroy their homes. Available in Spanish as El gran capoquero: un cuento de la selva amazonica.

How to Read a Map
by Scott E. Morris
Chelsea House, 1993 (48p)
A noted geographer introduces students to cartography.

The Blind Guards at Easter Island
by Miriam W. Meyer
Raintree Steck Vaughn, 1983 (48p)
Part of the Great Unsolved Mysteries series, this book explores the theories advanced about the construction and meaning of the statues on the South Pacific island.

Ancient Wonders
by Tim Wood
Viking, 1997 (48p)
Through colorful illustrations with overlays, the reader can explore Egyptian tombs, Minoan temples, and tombs and temples of Petra.

Average

The Dead Sea Scrolls
by Ilene Cooper
Morrow, 1997 (64p)
The author tells the intriguing story of the discovery of the scrolls by a Beduin in 1947, and the scientific advances that allowed struggling scholars to unlock their mysteries.

Madagascar In Pictures
edited by Lerner Geography Dept.
Lerner, 1988 (64p) also paper
This book provides historical and current information about Madagascar, along with charts, maps, and photographs.

Tutankhamen
by Robert Green
Watts, 1996
The author describes the work of Howard Carter and Lord Carnarvon in finding the young pharaoh's tomb and tells of the supposed curse cast on all who disturb the tomb.

Howard Carter: Searching for King Tut
by Barbara Ford
Scientific American, 1995 (64p)
The author details the life of the the British archaeologist who spent years searching for King Tut's tomb.

The Nubians: People of the Ancient Nile
by Robert Steven Bianchi
Millbrook, 1994 (72p)
Egypt's neighbors to the south enjoyed a highly developed civilization along the Nile Valley.

Rome Antics
by David Macaulay
Houghton Mifflin, 1997 (80p)
A pigeon carrying an important message takes the reader on a unique tour through ancient and modern Rome.

The Buried City of Pompeii: What It Was Like When Vesuvius Exploded
by Shelley Tanaka
Hyperion, 1997 (48p)
Through the experiences of Eros, a steward on a large estate, the author relates what happened when Mount Vesuvius erupted in A.D. 79.

Stonehenge: Opposing Viewpoints
by Peter and Connie Roop
Greenhaven, 1989 (112p)
Scholars and archaeologists have offered various explanations for the construction and significance of the ancient monuments on England's Salisbury Plain.

Challenging

Lords of the Savanna: The Bambara, Fulani, Igbo, Mossi, and Nupe
by Philip Kowslow
Chelsea House, 1997 (72p)
The author relates the story of five peoples prominent in the history of precolonial West Africa and explores their politics, art, and religion. See others in The Kingdoms of Africa series by the same author.

Pyramid
by David Macaulay
Houghton Mifflin, 1975 (80p) also paper
In this classic, Macaulay shows in exquisite detail how the burial places of the great pharaohs were constructed. Available in Spanish as Nacimiento de una piramide.

Mara, Daughter of the Nile
by Eloise McGraw
Puffin, 1985 (280p)
In this well-known historical novel, a slave girl risks her life to gain her freedom when she is drawn into a struggle for the throne of Egypt.

BOOKS TO READ ALOUD

Aïda
by Leontyne Price
Harcourt, 1990 (32p) also paper
The famed opera star retells one of the world's most famous operas

BOOKS FOR TEACHERS

The Kingfisher Book of the Ancient World: From the Ice Age to the Fall of Rome
by Hazel Mary Martell
Kingfisher, 1995 (160p)
Offers a survey of ancient civilizations in Europe, the Far East, the Americas, Oceania, and the Middle East.

MULTIMEDIA RESOURCES

Videocassettes

Tomb of Tutankhamen 21 min.
AIMS Multimedia, 1993

Tut: The Boy King 60 min.
Monterey Home Video, 1993

A Popular Little Planet 30 min.
3-2-1 Contact Extra™ Series
Wings for Learning, 1992

Get Busy: How Kids Can Save the Planet 30 min.
3-2-1 Contact Extra™ Series
Wings for Learning, 1992

Mapping Your World 17 min.
National Geographic, 1994

Latitude and Longitude 22 min.
National Geographic, 1994

Every Stone Has a Story 20 min.
National Geographic, 1995

Software

Ancient World 2000 (Computer-Interactive Videodisc)
Decision Development, 1995

Picture Atlas of the World (CD-ROM)
Now What Software, 1995

An Odyssey of Discovery™: Continent Explorer II (CD-ROM)
Pierian Spring, 1998

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Unit 2: The Earliest People

INDEPENDENT READING

Easy

What Do We Know About Prehistoric People?
by Mike Corbishly
Bedrick, 1996 (48p)
The author poses a series of questions and answers about the daily life, government, and religion of prehistoric people throughout the world.

Mummies, Dinosaurs, and Moon Rocks: How We Know What We Know About How Old Things Are
by James Jespersen and Jane Fitz-Randolph
Atheneum, 1996 (96p)
The authors explain how researchers determine the age of ancient objects, from counting tree rings through using carbon dating and CAT scans.

The Visual Discovery of Prehistoric Life
by A. McCord
DK, 1995 (64p)
This resource provides information, time lines, and illustrations of prehistoric plant and animal life.

Maria de Sautuola: Discoverer of the Bulls in the Cave
by Dennis Fradin
Silver, 1996 (48p) also paper
In 1879, an eight-year-old girl is said to have discovered the first known prehistoric cave paintings. Available in Spanish as Maria de Sautuola: Los toros de la cueva.

Average

Dig This! How Archaeologists Uncover Our Past
by Lerner Geography Department
Runestone, 1993 (64p)
The authors survey several ancient civilizations and explain how archaeologists work to gather information about them.

Stones and Bones: How Archaeologists Trace Human Origins
by Lerner Geography Department
Lerner, 1994 (96p)
Archaeologists use human remains to learn about evolution and prehistoric human culture.

Charles Darwin: Naturalist
by Margaret J. Anderson
Enslow, 1994 (128p)
Darwin's early life as well as his accomplishments as a naturalist are outlined here.

Painters of the Caves
by Patricia Lauber
National Geographic, 1998 (48p)
Lauber brings to life the people of the Ice Age, introducing the hunters and gatherers who were modern humans' ancestors.

Fossils and Bones
by Saviour Pirotta
Raintree, 1997 (48p)
Scientists study fossils of prehistoric land and sea animals, as well as prehistoric humans.

The Kingfisher Book of the Ancient World: From the Ice Age to the Fall of Rome
by Hazel Mary Martell
Kingfisher, 1995 (160p)
The author offers a survey of civilizations from prehistory through A. D. 500, including those in the Americas, the Far East, Euope, the Middle East, and Oceania.

Maroo of the Winter Caves
by Ann Turnbull
Clarion, 1990 (144p) paper
Maroo, a girl of the Ice Age, must take charge when her father is killed and lead the rest of her family to the tribe's winter camp.

Boy of the Painted Cave
by Justin Denzel
Philomel, 1988 (158p)
Tao wants to be a cave painter but it is forbidden because his lame foot is seen as a curse that prevents him from becoming one of the Chosen Ones.

Challenging

The Leakeys: Uncovering the Origins of Humankind
by Margaret Poynter
Enslow, 1997
The lives and works of famed archaeologists Louis and Mary Leakey are presented.

A Bone from a Dry Sea
by Peter Dickinson
Dell, 1995 (208p) paper
In parallel stories, the author tells the story of Vinny, who visits her father on an African dig where they find important fossil remains, and the story of Li, Vinny's prehistoric ancestor.

BOOKS TO READ ALOUD

Malu's Wolf
by Ruth Craig
Orchaverd, 1995 (192p)
In this story set in the Stone Age, a young girl named Malu challenges tradition by learning to hunt with a spear and by choosing to raise an orphaned wolf pup as a pet.

BOOKS FOR TEACHERS

Bones of Contention: Controversies in the Search for Human Origins
by Roger Lewin
U. of Chicago, 1997 (360p)
In this recently updated edition, Lewin discusses hominid fossil discoveries and the scientists who made them.

The Neandertal Enigma: Solving the Mystery of Modern Human Origins
by James Shreeve
Avon, 1996 (369p) paper
The author addresses the controversy surrounding the mysterious fate of the Neanderthals.

MULTIMEDIA RESOURCES

Videocassettes

Culture: What Is It? 13 min.
People and Culture Series
United Learning, 1993

Every Stone Has a Story 20 min.
National Geographic, 1995

Lost Empire of Tiwanaku 17min.
National Geographic, 1993

Software

Prehistoric People (CD-ROM)
Museum Madness®
MECC, 1995

Ancient World 2000 (Computer-Interactive Videodisc)
Decision Development, 1995

Time Treks (Floppy Disk)
Sanctuary Woods, 1992

Exploring Ancient Cities (CD-ROM)
Sumeria, 1994

Time Traveler (CD-ROM)
Orange Cherry New Media Schoolhouse, 1993

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Unit 3: Early Middle Eastern Civilization

INDEPENDENT READING

Easy

The Assyrians
by Elaine Landau
Millbrook, 1997 (64p)
By the same author, see also The Sumerians and The Babylonians.

The Tombs of the Pharaohs: A Three-Dimensional Discovery
by Sue Clarke
Hyperion , 1994 (10p)
This interactive, pyramid-shaped book with multilayered flaps and pullout components shows the interior of a tomb.

I Am the Mummy Heb-Nefert
by Eve Bunting
Harcourt, 1997 (32p)
From her resting place in a museum, the mummy Heb-Nefert recalls her earlier pampered life of luxury with her royal husband on the banks of the Nile.

Cat Mummies
by Kelly Trumble
Clarion, 1996 (64p)
Explores the reasons for the ancient Egyptian custom of mummifying animals, especially cats.

The Gods and Goddesses of Ancient Egypt
by Leonard Everett Fisher
Holiday, 1997 (32p)
This picture book introduces thirteen Egyptian deities, including Seshat, goddess of librarians.

Average

Science in Ancient Mesopotamia
by Carol Moss
Watts, 1998
The author discusses the scientific accomplishments of the Sumerians and Babylonians.

The Ancient Near East
by Clarice Swisher
Lucent, 1995 (112p)
This book examines the work of archaeologists and historians who have discovered the ancient civilizations of this region.

Ancient Mesopotamia
by Pamela F. Service
Cavendish, 1998
The author explores the life and culture of the civilizations that once flourished in the land between the Tigris and Euphrates.

Mysteries of the Pyramids
by Anne Millard
Millbrook, 1995 (40p)
Offered here are photos taken by robots and archaeological x-rays used by scientists to learn the secrets of the construction of Egypt's pyramids.

The Nubians: People of the Ancient Nile
by Robert Bianchi
Millbrook, 1994 (64p)
The author traces the history of the Nubians and their civilization in the valley of the Nile.

The Egypt Game
by Zilpha Keatley Snyder
Atheneum, 1972 (224p)
In this popular mystery novel, two girls who are fascinated by ancient Egypt, make up a game involving codes and ceremonies and soon find themselves involved in a real mystery.

Challenging

The Riddle of the Rosetta Stone
by James Cross Giblin
Harper, 1990 (96p) also paper
The author investigates how the translating and decoding of the Rosetta Stone made current knowledge of ancient Egypt possible.

Mara, Daughter of the Nile
by Eloise McGraw
Puffin, 1985 (280p)
When two enemies struggle for the throne, an ancient Egyptian slave girl finds herself caught in the middle.

The Golden Goblet
by Eloise McGraw
Puffin, 1986 (248p)
Ranofer, who wants to become a master goldsmith like his father, must first stop his evil twin brother in this ancient Egyptian mystery.

His Majesty, Queen Hatshepsut
by Dorothy Sharp Carter
Harper, 1987 (256p)
This fictionalized biography tells the story of the only female Pharaoh of Egypt, a powerful woman who lived in intriguing tiimes.

BOOKS TO READ ALOUD

Gods & Pharaohs from Egyptian Mythology
by Geraldine Harris
Benchmark, 1992 (152p)
This collection contains myths and legends about the gods, goddesses, and pharaohs of ancient Egypt.

BOOKS FOR TEACHERS

Ancient Mesopotamia: Portrait of a Dead Civilization
by A. Leo Oppenheim
U. of Chicago, 1977
The author has covered 4000 years of history about the civilizations once found in the Tigris-Euphrates Valley.

Egypt, Kush, Aksum: Northeast Africa
by Kenny Mann
Silver, 1997 (128p)
This book in the African Kingdoms of the Past series discusses the development and history of these ancient kingdoms.

MULTIMEDIA RESOURCES

Videocassettes

Middle East: History and Culture 20 min.
Barr Films, 1993

Who Built the Pyramids? 16 min.
National Geographic, 1993

Mummies Made in Egypt 30 min.
Great Plains National, 1989

Software

Ancient Civilizations (CD-ROM)
ENTREX Software, 1995

Development of Writing (CD-ROM)
Museum Madness®
MECC, 1995

Imagination Express, Destination: Pyramids (CD-ROM)
Edmark, 1996

Battles of the World (CD-ROM)
Compton's NewMedia, 1996

The Egyptians (CD-ROM)
World Book/Two-Can, 1997

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Unit 4: Early Asian Civilizations

INDEPENDENT READING

Easy

Rama and the Demon King: An Ancient Tale from India
by Jessica Souhami
DK, 1997 (32p)
This simple retelling of the well-known Indian tale Rama's battle with the ten-headed demon king is also beautifully illustrated.

Buddha Stories
by Demi
Holt, 1997 (26p)
In this book designed on the model of an ancient Buddhist printed scroll, the author retells eleven Jataka tales.

Yeh-Shen: A Chinese Cinderella
by Ai-Ling Louis
Putnam, 1982 (32p)
This variant of the Cinderella story predates European versions by a thousand years.

Lon Po Po: A Red Riding Hood Story from China
by Ed Young
Putnam, 1989 (32p)
Three sisters are threatened by a wolf disguised as their grandmother.

Exploration into China
by Wang Tao
New Discovery, 1995 (48p)
Maps, drawings, and color photographs help take the reader through China from ancient to modern times.

Five Heavenly Emperors: Chinese Myths of Creation
by Nan Zhang Song
Tundra, 1994 (32p)
This beautifully illustrated collection contains thirteen well-known Chinese myths.

Average

India's Gupta Dynasty
by Kathryn Hinds
Benchmark, 1995 (80p)
This book describes life during the Gupta dynasty, with a special section devoted to how life differed for boys and for girls.

What Do We Know About Hindusim?
by Anita Ganeri
Bedrick, 1996 (45p)
Photographs and paintings illustrate this book that examines beliefs, worship practices, and holidays of those who pratice Hinduism.

Holi
by Dilip Kadodwala
Raintree, 1996 (31p)
The author explains the custom, history, and significance of this Hindu holiday.

The Broken Tusk: Stories of the Hindu God Ganesha
by Uma Krishnaswami
Linnet, 1996 (101p)
This collection contains seventeen stories about Ganesha, the Hindu god with the head of an elephant.

China's Tang Dynasty
by Heather Millar
Benchmark, 1995 (80p)
The author details life during the Tang dynasty, with a special look at what life held for boys and girls.

Made in China: Ideas and Inventions from Ancient China
by Suzanne Williams
Pacific, 1997 (48p)
Detailed illustrations help explain the inventions and discoveries of Ancient China, including crossbows, compasses, the production of silk, papermaking, and printing.

The Silk Route: 7,000 Miles of History
by John S. Major
Harper, 1995 (32p) also paper
The author traces the journey of goods from China to Byzantium on the seven-thousand-mile silk route.

Challenging

The Iron Ring
by Lloyd Alexander
Dutton, 1997 (285p)
Tamar, the young ruler of a small Indian kingdom who loses both his kingdom and his freedom on a wager, struggles to regain both.

BOOKS TO READ ALOUD

Demons, Gods & Holy Men from Indian Myths and Legends
by Shakrukh Husain
Bedrick, 1995 (132p)
Stories from Hindu mythology as well as stories about holy men of other religions are included here.

Dragons, Gods & Spirits from Chinese Mythology
by Tao Tao Liu Sanders
Bedrick, 1994 (132p)
Line drawings and colorful paintings illustrate this collection of myths that also includes background information.

Maples of the Mist: Children's Poems from the Tang Dynasty
translated by Minfong Ho
Lothrop, 1996 (32p)
Presented in English and Chinese, this collection represent the simple poems that are traditionally taught to children in China.

Gift of the Nile: An Ancient Egyptian Legend
by Jan M. Mike
Troll, 1992 (32p)
The slave girl Mutemwia becomes a trusted friend of the pharaoh's but still longs for her freedom.

Favorite Fairy Tales Told in Japan
by Virginia Haviland
Beech tree, 1996 (96p)
This collection contains the traditional tales "One-Inch Fellow," "The Good Fortune Ketle," "The White Hare and the Crocodiles," "Momtaro," and The Toungue-Cut Sparrow."

BOOKS FOR TEACHERS

Ancient India: Land of Mystery
by Time-Life Editors
Time-Life, 1994
The world of ancient India is revealed through the work of archaeologists.

Interpreting Early India
by Romila Thapar
Oxford University Press, 1994 paper
Thapar's book contains six essays about the ways in which early Indian history has been interpreted.

Aryans and British India
by Thomas Trautmann
Berkeley: University of California Press, 1997
Trautmann explains how and why the idea of the Aryan race in north India was developed in the nineteenth century and continues through the twentieth.

China's Buried Kingdoms
by Time-Life Editors
Time-Life, 1993
Maps, cutaway illustrations, and color photographs illustrate this look at the kingdoms of China's ancient history.

MULTIMEDIA RESOURCES

Videocassettes

First Emperor of China 42 min.
National Film Board of Canada, 1995

Asia 25 min.
Physical Geography of the Continents Series
National Geographic, 1991

Software

Ancient World 2000 (Computer-Interactive Videodisc)
Decision Development, 1995

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Unit 5: The Foundation of Western Ideas

INDEPENDENT READING

Easy

David and Goliath
by Leonard Everett Fisher
Holiday, 1993 (32p)
Fisher retells the story of how David triumphed over the Philistine giant, Goliath.

Two Brothers: A Legend of Jerusalem
by Neil Waldman
Atheneum, 1997 (40p)
After observing a miracle that marks the selflessness and love of two brothers, King Solomon decides to build a great temple on the site.

Queen Esther Saves Her People
by Rita Golden Gelman
Scholastic, 1998 (40p)
In this easy-to-read retelling, Queen Esther bravely tries to save her people from Hamen, who has turned against the Jews, even though it may cost her life.

Food and Feasts in Ancient Greece
by Imogen Dawson
New Discovery, 1996 (32p)
The author offers an intriguing look at the food and eating habits of the ancient Greeks.

Average

O Jerusalem
by Jane Yolen
Scholastic, 1997 (32p)
Yolen's original poems offer a tribute to a city that has been a holy place for Judasim, Christianity, and Islam.

Joshua in the Promised Land
by Miriam Chaikin
Clarion, 1982 (83p)
Joshua, as the successor to Moses, was commanded by God to lead the Israelites in their conquest of Canaan, the Promised Land.

Dateline: Troy
by Paul Fleischman
Candlewick, 1996 (80p)
The author retells the tragic tale of the Trojan War, juxtaposed with twentieth-century news items that help reveal universal truths about human nature.

Alexander the Great
by Robert Green
Watts, 1996 (64p)
Maps, timelines, and illustrations help tell the story of one of the greatest figures in Greek history. By the same author, see also Herod the Great.

Black Ships Before Troy: The Story of the Iliad
by Rosemary Sutcliff
Delacorte, 1993 (128p)
Homer's Iliad, the story of the Trojan War, is retold accurately and dramatically by a very gifted author.

The Wanderings of Odysseus: The Story of the Odyssey
by Rosemary Sutcliff
Delacorte, 1996 (119p)
Sutcliff has transformed Homer's epic poem into a stirring tale of travel on what has been called the world's greatest voyage.

Challenging

The Trial of Socrates
by Don Nardo
Lucent, 1997 (96p)
In this account of the trial of Socrates, the author includes information on Athens and its culture, as well as biographical information about Socrates.

The Age of Pericles
by Don Nardo
Lucent, 1996 (112p)
Using many primary sources, the author offers an overview of life during the age of the Athenian statesman.

BOOKS TO READ ALOUD

The Bronze Bow
by Elizabeth George Speare
Houghton Mifflin, 1961 (256p)
Set in Galilee in the time of Jesus, this is the story of a young Jewish rebel who is won over by the gentle teachings of Jesus.

The Children's Homer: The Adventures of Odysseus and The Tale of Troy
by Padriac Colum
Macmillan, 1982 (256p)
First published in 1918, this favorite classic introduces Greek epics.

Angels, Prophets, Rabbis, and Kings from the Stories of the Jewish People
by José Patterson
Bedrick, 1991 (132p)
This large collection contains stories and legends from Biblical times and from the Middle Ages.

BOOKS FOR TEACHERS

Economic and Social History of Ancient Greece: An Introduction
by M. M. Austin and P. Vidal-Naquet
U. of California, 1980 paper
Primary source readings are included in this overview of early Greek economic and social history.

MULTIMEDIA RESOURCES

Videocassettes

Discovering Ancient Greece 35 min.
United Learning, 1995

Middle East: History and Culture 20 min.
Barr Films, 1993

Software

Pathways Through Jerusalem (CD-ROM)
The Learning Company, 1995

Battles of the World (CD-ROM)
Compton's NewMedia, 1996

Ancient Civilizations (CD-ROM)
ENTREX Software, 1995

Exploring Ancient Cities (CD-ROM)
Sumeria, 1994

Ancient World 2000 (Computer-Interactive Videodisc)
Decision Development, 1995

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Unit 6: Rome: A World Power

INDEPENDENT READING

Easy

The Roman Colosseum
by Fiona Macdonald
Bedrick, 1977 (48p)
The author describes the Colosseum, its engineering and construction, and explains why it was built.

First Facts About the Ancient Romans
by Fiona Macdonald
Bedrick, 1997 (32p)
Unusual information about the Romans and its supporting documentation is presented in a simple format.

Cleopatra
by Peter Vennema and Diane Stanley
Morrow, 1994 (48p)
This thoroughly researched and beautifully illustrated book tells the story of the queen of the Nile.

Average

How Would You Survive as an Ancient Roman?
by Anita Ganeri
Watts, 1995 (48p)
This book makes clear many of the challenges facing ordinary ancient Romans in their everyday life.

A Roman Villa
by Jacqueline Morley
Peter Bedrick, 1992 (48p)
The author presents life in the villa of a wealthy Roman family living outside Rome.

Julius Caesar
by Robert Green
Watts, 1996 (64p)
This biography covers the life of one of the most important emperors in Roman history.

City: A Story of Roman Planning and Construction
by David Macaulay
Houghton Mifflin, 1974 (112p)
Macaulay's brilliant drawings capture the efficient and logical city planning of the early Romans.

The Buried City of Pompeii
by Shelley Tanaka
Hyperion, 1997 (48p)
From the perspective of a steward on an important estate, the readers sees thr horror of what happened to Pompeii in A.D. 79 when Vesuvius erupted.

Challenging

The Fall of the Roman Empire
by Don Nardo
Lucent, 1998 (128p)
The author explores the many theories about what led to the fall of Roman Empire.

The Assassination of Julius Caesar
by George Ochoa
Silver, 1991 (64p)
From the Turning Points in World History series, this book covers the life and death of Caesar and looks at the line of emperors who followed him.

Life in Ancient Rome
by Don Nardo
Lucent, 1997 (128p)
Nardo thoroughly explores the ancient Romans' lifestyles, dress, customs, religion, and social customs.

Gladiator
by Richard Watkin
Houghton Mifflin, 1997 (80p)
This book graphically relates the history of gladiators and what has been called the most violent sport in history.

BOOKS TO READ ALOUD

Heroes, Gods & Emperors from Roman Mythology
by Kerry Usher
Bedrick, 1992 (132p)
This collection of stories and tales from Roman mythology also contains a brief overview of the culture.

BOOKS FOR TEACHERS

The World of Late Antiquity
by Peter Brown
Harcourt, 1989
The author shows how and why the world between A.D. 150 and 750 departed from the classical civilization.

MULTIMEDIA RESOURCES

Videocassettes

Ancient Rome 15 min.
Encyclopaedia Britannica, 1993

Built Environment 21 min.
Roman City Modules Series
PBS Video, 1994

Software

Battles of the World (CD-ROM)
Compton's NewMedia 1996

Ancient Civilizations (CD-ROM)
ENTREX Software, 1995

Exploring Ancient Cities (CD-ROM)
Sumeria, 1994

Ancient World 2000 (Computer-Interactive Videodisc)
Decision Development, 1995


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