We Are the Romans: Meet the People Behind the History (Hardcover)
Step back in time to Ancient Rome and meet some of the many people who lived, worked, and played during that time.
The illustrations are strikingly colorful, highly detailed, and immensely informative. Through these pages, readers will discover a fuller understanding of Ancient Roman culture....As this book follows a narrative format, readers will be challenged to think critically and draw connections between the various societal roles featured rather than simply absorb facts presented via informational text....Recommended.--School Library Connection
From a young slave boy to a fierce gladiator, a washerwoman to a wealthy lady, and a mosaic artist to the emperor himself - each one will share with you the story of their own daily life. Together, they are the Romans.
Featuring 19 different characters from Roman times, as well as an introduction to the Roman world, a map of the empire and a timeline of key events, this book provides a new angle on a classic subject, bringing the ancient world to life.