"And so with the sunshine and the great bursts of leaves growing on the trees, just as things grow in fast movies, I had that familiar conviction that life was beginning over again with the summer." - F. Scott Fitzgerald

I Survived the Destruction of Pompeii, AD 79 (Book 10)

I Survived the Destruction of Pompeii, AD 79 (Book 10)

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One of the darkest periods in history...

No one in the bustling city of Pompeii worries when the ground trembles beneath their feet. The beast under the mountain Vesuvius, high above the city, wakes up angry sometimes -- and always goes back to sleep.

But Marcus is afraid. He knows something is terribly wrong -- and his father, who trusts science more than mythical beasts, agrees. When Vesuvius explodes into a cloud of fiery ash and rocks fall from the sky like rain, will they have time to escape -- and survive the epic destruction of Pompeii?
  • Paperback: 112 pages
  • Publisher: Scholastic Inc. (August 26, 2014)
  • ISBN-13: 978-0545459396