You Wouldn't Want to Live in Pompeii!

You Wouldn't Want to Live in Pompeii!

A Volcanic Eruption You'd Rather Avoid

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Get ready . . . as a trusted slave in a quiet Roman town in 79 CE, youre about to undergo the most terrifying experience of your life. Youll never forget what its like to live in Pompeii. Find out all about the horrible fate of the residents of Pompeii, what remains of the town today, and how Vesuvius' victims were preserved for eternity.
Publisher: New York : Franklin Watts, an imprint of Scholastic Inc., 2017
Edition: Revised edition
ISBN: 9780531231586
0531231585
9780531238363
0531238369
Branch Call Number: 937.7 Ma
Characteristics: 36 pages : color illustrations, maps ; 25 cm
Additional Contributors: Salariya, David
Antram, David 1958-

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Mar 08, 2011

Another in the great series about history for kids. This one covers what happened when Mount Vesuvius erupted, wiping out the towns of Pompeii and Herculaneum. Told from the point of view of a family slave, readers see the different waves of the eruption, how it affected teh town and how some people even managed to escape. Like all other works in this series, it focuses a lot on the gory bits for their gross-out factor.

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