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secrets of Vesuvius

Sara C. Bisel

secrets of Vesuvius

by Sara C. Bisel

  • 61 Want to read
  • 9 Currently reading

Published by Hodder & Stoughton in Sevenoaks .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Herculaneum -- Pictorial works.,
  • Pompeii -- Pictorial works.

  • Edition Notes

    Ill on lining papers.

    Statementby Sara C. Bisel with Jane Bisel and Shelley Tanaka ; historical consultant, Paul Dennis.
    SeriesA Time quest book, Time quest
    ContributionsBisel, Jane., Tanaka, Shelley., Dennis, Paul.
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsDG70.H5
    The Physical Object
    Pagination64p. :
    Number of Pages64
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL21005299M
    ISBN 100340543523

    Four young friends in ancient Rome, 79 C.E., and environs attempt to solve a riddle at a time of great historic import in this absorbing sequel to The Thieves of Ostia (). Flavia, her neighbor Jonathan, Lupus, a boy slave who had his tongue cut out, and Nubia, the freed African slave, still learning Latin, are going to stay the summer at Flavia's uncle's farm near : Caroline Lawrence. While trying to solve a riddle that may lead to treasure, Mount Vesuvius erupts, and the f After rescuing a Roman admiral from his capsized boat in the summer of AD 79, ten-year-old Flavia and her three friends set sail for Pompeii to stay with her uncle.

      Pompeii may soon attract even more visitors. The European Union and the Italian government are funding a $ million program that plans to reveal more of Pompeii’s secrets. Called the Great Pompeii Project, its mission is to discover interesting new details about how Pompeians lived. It will also learn more about how that disaster killed them. The Secrets of Vesuvius. Now this classic, a Newbery Honor book, comes to life in a delightful unabridged recording, read lovingly by the author himself. 5 out of 5 stars; Lovely classic story By.

    The Secrets of Vesuvius by Caroline Lawrence • Book 2 of the Roman Mysteries. 6 Total Resources View Text Complexity Discover Like Books Audio Excerpt from Secrets of Vesuvius, The (Roman Mysteries Series) Grade; ; Genre; Adventure; Historical Fiction; Mystery. When Mount Vesuvius erupted, a deadly cloud of superheated ash, rock, and gas descended on the city and its terrified people. Pompeii lay buried and forgotten for centuries. The thick layer of volcanic ash acted like a time capsule, preserving homes, temples, human remains, and even food. What secrets did this lost city hold?


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Secrets of Vesuvius by Sara C. Bisel Download PDF EPUB FB2

The Secrets of Vesuvius is a beautifully written book, full of interesting vocabulary, both English and Latin. Lawrence manages to effortlessly develop her I was very excited when I discovered Caroline Lawrence because in my view she is the Robert Harris of children’s fiction and Robert Harris is one of my favourite authors/5.

It also tells the story of the eruption of Vesuvius. It's a great book for teenagers, younger children need more explanation, which is fine too. I would advise to first read the Thieves of Ostia that introduces the children. The Pirates of Pompeii is an immediate sequel to the Secrets of Vesuvius/5(38).

The Secrets of Vesuvius: Book 2 (The Roman Mysteries) - Kindle edition by Lawrence, Caroline. Download it once and read it on your Kindle device, PC, phones or tablets. Use features like bookmarks, note taking and highlighting while reading The Secrets of Vesuvius: Book 2 (The Roman Mysteries)/5(38).

The Secrets of Vesuvius was the basis for the first episode of the BBC television adaption of the books, which was broadcast on BBC1 on 8 May at local time. Plot summary [ edit ] The story begins as Flavia, Jonathan, Nubia, and Lupus are playing in the Tyrrhenian sea, Flavia sets out to find Vulcan, who told Pliny of the riddle Author: Caroline Lawrence.

The book also has a mini story in it that shows what the people might have thought and been doing before the volcano erupted. This book is interesting to This book is about the volcano called Mount Vesuvius that erupted in A.D.

79, and about the people who dug up the ancient cities of Herculaneum and Pompeii/5(57). It also tells the story of the eruption of Vesuvius. It's a great book for teenagers, younger children need more explanation, which is fine too.

I would advise to first read the Thieves of Ostia that introduces the children. The Pirates of Pompeii is an immediate sequel to the Secrets of Vesuvius/5(33).

Check out this great listen on It's the summer of AD 79, and Flavia Gemina, the sea captain's daughter - along with her friends Jonathan the Jewish boy, Nubia the African slave-girl, and Lupus the homeless beggar-boy - set sail for the Bay of Naples, to stay with Flavia's uncle near P. The Secrets of Vesuvius The Roman Mysteries, Book 2 Written by: Caroline LawrenceBrand: Listening Library.

THE SECRETS OF VESUVIUS: Exploring the Mysteries of an Ancient Buried City User Review - Kirkus. An installment in the ``Time Quest'' series alternates scientific assessment and valid speculation about the recently discovered skeletons at Herculaneum with a fictional reconstruction of Vesuvius's.

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/5(27). the secrets of vesuvius Download the secrets of vesuvius or read online books in PDF, EPUB, Tuebl, and Mobi Format. Click Download or Read Online button to get the secrets of vesuvius book now. This site is like a library, Use search box in the widget to get ebook that you want.

The Secrets of Vesuvius (The Roman Mysteries) by Caroline Lawrence and a great selection of related books, art and collectibles available now at Check out this great listen on Flavia, Jonathan, Lupus, and Nubia - friends and detectives - sail to the Bay of Naples to spend the summer with Flavia's uncle, who lives near Pompeii.

There they uncover a riddle that may lead them to a great treasure. Meanwhile, tremors shake the gro. Flavia, Jonathan, Lupus, and Nubia-friends and detectives-sail to the Bay of Naples to spend the summer with Flavia's uncle, who lives near Pompeii.

There they uncover a riddle that may lead them to great treasure. Meanwhile, tremors shake the ground, animals behave strangely, and people dream of impending doom.

One of the worst natural disasters of all time is about to happen: the eruption of 4/5(1). the secret of vesuvius Download the secret of vesuvius or read online books in PDF, EPUB, Tuebl, and Mobi Format. Click Download or Read Online button to get the secret of vesuvius book now. This site is like a library, Use search box in the widget to get ebook that you want.

The Secrets Of Vesuvius. The Secrets of Vesuvius. Children's Book and Media Review, Dec Emily Fry. Emily Fry. By Emily Fry, Published on 07/29/ Tweet.

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Get this from a library. The secrets of Vesuvius. [Caroline Lawrence] -- "Flavia Germina, a Roman sea captain's daughter, is spending the summer with her uncle who lives near Pompeii. With her friends Jonathan, Nubia and Lupus she is absorbed in trying to solve a riddle.

The Secrets of Vesuvius (I will be deliberately vague in order not to give away the plot of the book) picks up where The Thieves of Ostia left off, transporting us 5/5(5). Get this from a library. The secrets of Vesuvius. [Sara Louise Clark Bisel; Jane Bisel; Shelley Tanaka] -- By "reading" the bones of people killed in the town of Herculaneum by the eruption of Mount Vesuvius, an anthropologist reconstructs their lives.

The Secrets of Vesuvius: The Roman Mysteries, Book 2 Audiobook Full 8 Mount Vesuvius erupts and the children are fleeing for their lives from one of. THE SECRETS OF VESUVIUS in the immensely readable Roman Mysteries series by Caroline Lawrence again features a kind of classical famous five: Flavia Gemina and her friends, Jonathan, Nubia and Lupus, plus Scuto the dog, meet the great Pliny while on holiday in Pompeii and end up near Mount Vesuvius on the fateful night it erupted.4/4(3).THE SECRETS OF VESUVIUS in the immensely readable Roman Mysteries series by Caroline Lawrence again features a kind of classical famous five: Flavia Gemina and her friends, Jonathan, Nubia and Lupus, plus Scuto the dog, meet the great Pliny while on holiday in Pompeii and end up near Mount Vesuvius on the fateful night it erupted/5(27).Young detective Flavia Gemina and her sidekicks Jonathan, Nubia and Lupus return in The Secrets of Vesuvius, the second in The Roman Mysteries series after The Thieves of Ostia.

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