GladiatorBook - 2010
Unlike typical history books, this series is a thrilling survey of what it took to be a hoplite in ancient Greece, a centurion in ancient Rome, a Japanese Samurai warrior, or a medieval knoght. Along the way, the books profile personalities, wars, battle tactics, and weaponry from ancient times and achieve the cool factor that will capture the imagination of students and create obsessive interest among readers. With a good combinatoin of text, illustration, photography, fact boxes and timelines, this will be a must-have series for many reluctant readers.
Publisher: Mankato, Minn. : QEB Pub., c2010.
Characteristics: 32 p. :,col. ill. ;,27 cm.