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Ancient Civilizations

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The Volcanic Rose

Time Rose

by Renee Duke
edition: eBook
  • age: 8 to 18
  • Grade: 3 to 12
tagged: ancient civilizations, time travel

The medallion has found the one it seeks. In Italy to attend a family wedding, Paige, Dane, and Jack’s final time trip takes them to a waiting Varteni, who is living in Herculaneum in the path of an already rumbling Mt. Vesuvius. But getting Varteni and her two young charges to safety is the least of their worries. They’re not the only ones to …



Clashes in the Old Arctic

by Rachel Qitsualik-Tinsley & Sean Qitsualik-Tinsley, illustrated by Andrew Trabbold
edition: eBook
also available: Paperback
  • age: 12 to 18
  • Grade: 6 to 12
tagged: ancient civilizations, polar regions, aboriginal & indigenous

In this adventurous novel - set in the ancient Arctic, but narrated for modern readers by an inquisitive and entertaining contemporary narrator - a young, wandering Inuit hunter named Kannujaq happens upon a camp in grave peril. The inhabitants of the camp are Tunit, a race of ancient Inuit ancestors known for their shyness and meekness. The tranq …


Morven and the Horse Clan


by Luanne Armstrong
edition: Paperback
tagged: ancient civilizations

In 3500 BC, a killing drought forces Morven and her tribe to roam the steppes of Kazakhstan, struggling to survive. Fiercely independent and never quite feeling she belongs, Morven feels a greater kinship to animals than her own people. Despite ridicule, she befriends a herd of wild horses. She learns to ride and shows her clan the horses are not j …

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