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The Cat of Bubastes by G. A. Henty
A young Egyptian accidentally kills a sacred cat and must flee from an angry mob. Set in 1250 B.C., the time of Moses, this thrilling... [More]
Ancient
before 500BC
MiddleHistorical
Fiction
The Children's Homer by Padraic Colum
Travel back to a mythical time when Achilles, aided by the gods, waged war against the Trojans. And join Odysseus on his journey through... [More]
Ancient
before 500BC
MiddleLiterature
Mara Daughter of the Nile by Eloise Jarvis McGraw
Mara, the spunky 17-year-old slave girl, far from perfect (in fact, rather devious), but brave and eventually quite heroic as she risks death rather than betray the people and ideals that she loves. [More]
Ancient
before 500BC
MiddleHistorical
Fiction
Hannibal by Robert Green
Hannibal, the legendary Carthaginian battles all the forces of Ancient Rome [More]
Ancient to
Classic
MiddleBiography
Archimedes and the Door of Science by Jeanne Bendick
I just got done reading this aloud to my homeschooled 6th grade twins. What a treasure! The author weaves together mathematical and... [More]
Ancient
before 500BC
MiddleHistorical
Fiction
Black Ships Before Troy by Rosemary Sutcliff
The Story of the IliadHomer's epic poem, The Illiad, is one of the greatest adventure stories of all time. In it, the abduction of the... [More]
Ancient
before 500BC
MiddleLiterature
The Story of the World by Susan Wise Bauer
What terrible secret was buried in Shi Huangdi's tomb? Did nomads like lizard stew? What happened to Anansi the Spider in the Village of... [More]
Ancient to
Modern
MiddleGeneral
The Mystery of the Roman Ransom by Hentry Winterfeld
[intro] In these two delightful history-mysteries, seven boys in Ancient Rome solve strange crimes . . . thanks to some help from their... [More]
Ancient
before 500BC
MiddleHistorical
Fiction
Pharaohs of Ancient Egypt by Elizabeth Payne
For more than 3,000 years, Egypt was a great civilization that thrived along the banks of the Nile River. But when its cities crumbled to... [More]
Ancient
before 500BC
MiddleGeneral
Riddle of the Rosetta Stone by James Cross Giblin
"Until the Rosetta Stone was finally translated and the decoding of hieroglyphic writing made possible, much of Egyptian history was lost.... [More]
Ancient
before 500BC
MiddleHistorical
Fiction
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