Game On in Ancient Greece (Time Travel Guides)

Game On in Ancient Greece (Time Travel Guides)

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Item #: 077328
ISBN: 9781771389884
Grades: 3-7

Publisher Description:

Josh, Emma and Libby Binkerton return to the Good Times Travel Agency --- but this time, with a plan to travel to the future, to the next Olympic Games. What could go wrong? Well, plenty! Like when the owner of the shop misunderstands and sends the children to the ancient Olympic Games instead --- in fifth-century BCE Greece! The Binkertons try to make the best of things. But after discovering some eye-opening facts about the ancient Games, causing a pile-up at the chariot races and having to run for their lives to escape the upset locals, the trio find themselves perilously close to disaster aboard a warship! Can the children finish reading the guidebook that will transport them back to the present before it's too late?

Part of the award-winning graphic novel series from the beloved duo Linda Bailey and Bill Slavin, this exciting blend of fact and fiction makes learning about ancient Greece fun. There's a thrilling adventure story with a fast-paced narrative and humor-filled illustrations that keep the pages turning. And embedded on every page are sections of a guidebook that provide historical facts to flesh out what's happening in the story. Thoroughly researched and vetted by experts, the book encompasses important social studies themes: government, philosophy, social and community structure, customs and religion, food and drink, conflict and cooperation and much more. The back matter includes an index, further resources and additional information about ancient Greece.



Category Description for Time Travel Guides:

You don’t even have to leave your couch to go on an expedition to another country, or even another century. Join Emma, Josh, and Libby Binkerton as they experience fun, adventure, danger, fear, and bravery on these unexpected visits to past times. This series combines an educational narrative with an engaging graphic novel. Throughout the story, you can learn basic history, daily habits, and ways of living pertaining to the places the Binkertons are visiting. The main storyline of the book is followed by where, when, how, and why questions and answers that go into a deeper consideration of the civilization and geography of the cultures. 56 pgs, pb.

Primary Subject
History/Geography
Grade Start
3
Grade End
7
ISBN
9781771389884
Author
Linda Bailey
Format
Paperback
Brand Name
Kids Can Press
Weight
0.35 (lbs.)
Dimensions
9.0" x 7.0" x 0.19"
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My children enjoy this series. It’s a great addition to our world history studies.
Pamela C on Feb 21, 2021
My children enjoy this series. It’s a great addition to our world history studies.
Pamela C on Feb 21, 2021
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