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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Magic Tree House Research Guides are now Magic Tree House Fact Trackers! 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 ...

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Overview

Magic Tree House Research Guides are now Magic Tree House Fact Trackers! 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.

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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9780375832208
  • Publisher: Random House Children's Books
  • Publication date: 4/25/2006
  • Series: Magic Tree House Fact Tracker Series , #14
  • Pages: 128
  • Sales rank: 116,728
  • Age range: 6 - 9 Years
  • Lexile: 750L (what's this?)
  • Product dimensions: 5.25 (w) x 7.65 (h) x 0.29 (d)

Meet the Author

Mary Pope Osborne

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 HouseĀ® 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.

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    1. Hometown:
      Goshen, Connecticut
    1. Date of Birth:
      May 20, 1949
    2. Place of Birth:
      Fort Sill, Oklahoma
    1. Education:
      B.A., University of North Carolina
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  • Anonymous

    Posted February 23, 2014

    awesome

    i love these books

    1 out of 1 people found this review helpful.

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  • Posted December 27, 2009

    a great introduction to roman life

    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.

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  • Anonymous

    Posted May 25, 2013

    Read me!

    This book is so awsome! I don't know what to say!!!!

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  • Anonymous

    Posted February 10, 2013

    Guess who

    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




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  • Anonymous

    Posted January 9, 2013

    Its agood book but

    Its a little short and uninformitive, BUT when your young it is thought provokeing

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  • Anonymous

    Posted December 5, 2012

    Boo!!terrible cause im an 11yearold der!

    Well noder!

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  • Anonymous

    Posted October 29, 2012

    Great

    Great

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  • Anonymous

    Posted August 13, 2012

    Cupcake and fallen

    She tied him to chair and pur him in a corner so he couldnt do anything while she slept

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  • Anonymous

    Posted August 3, 2012

    Wow

    That was so cool

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  • Anonymous

    Posted July 11, 2012

    recommended

    My daughter reads all the fact trackers, she likes them better than the story books they go along with.

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  • Anonymous

    Posted June 29, 2009

    Perfect to supplement classroom learning

    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.

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  • Posted March 2, 2009

    Very informative book!

    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.

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    Posted October 28, 2012

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