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Mildly puzzled as to why it was that my library suggested this book as part of my reading on Marcus Aurelius but upon reading it I do indeed recognize the connection that this has although it has do with the Roman Empire and the immensely lax security that would allow two bumbling children to have the SORT OF ACCESS THAT THEY DO TO THE ROMAN of access that they do to the Roman as well as the armor and weapons I ve read aloud a ahem fair number of the Magic Tree House books and this one is by far the best It s surprisingly moving ven as it packs in a ton of wonderful information about life in a Roman legion Great adventure Feminist icon Annie and her brother go on one of the scariest adventures I have mixed feelings about the Magic Tree House reboot My main concern however is just that I m unsure as to how the new 29 32 fit into the chronology of the story like do these take place between the original 28 and the Merlin Missions Or do these relegate the Merlin Missions to an alternate universe And are the kids 7 and 8 or are they 10 and 11 as we left them in Night of the Ninth Dragon A Lot Of Uestions lot of uestions being said the new stories are written in a funnier style with a faster pace and that s good for Gen Z and their soon to be kids who are used to media in that style If the goal is to return to the youngest MTH demographic and secure new readers for future books then I very much think that goal has been accomplished Another look at a point in history and a topic kids are interested in It will whet kids whistle I ll have to look for the information guide too. That there's a Magic Tree House book for Manon, Ballerina every kidMagic Tree House Perfect for readers who are just beginning chapter booksMerlin Missions More challenging adventures for thexperienced readerFact Trackers Nonfiction companions to your favorite Magic Tree House adventuresIf you're looking for Merlin Mission #31 Summer of the Sea Serpent it was renumbered as part of the rebrand in 2017 as Merlin Mission. Warriors in Winter88 pages Good adventures with Annie and Jack as they travel to Roman times and learn about life with the Centurions Fans of the Magic Tree House series will فرهنگ معاصر پویا/ انگلیسی-فارسی-دو جلد در یک جلد enjoy it Recommended for Grades 3 4 I m disappointed in this book because I generally love the Magic Tree House books I ve been reading them since around 1998 or 1999 when there were only a few of them and I was youngnough to be in their target audience Obviously as an adult reader I don t find the plots uite as ngaging as I did as a find the plots uite as ngaging as I did as a but I do consider them to be some of the best books out there at that reading level I m a children s librarian and I often recommend these books to 2nd or 3rd graders But this book has a factual Wilder Girls error that really bothers me The story has Jack and Annie visiting a Roman war camp in the year 172 under Emporer Marcus Aurelius In fact Aurelius is a major character in the story and he s the one who specifies the year He s amazed when Jack and Annie show him a Roman coin dated 173 But our system for numbering the years didn txist until the 6th century 2nd century Romans would have identified the year by the name of the consuls 172 was Year of the Consulship of Scipio and Maximus and 173 was Year of the Consulship of Severus and Pompeianus Less freuently the Romans did use numbers for their years but their numbering system started at the stimated year of the founding of Rome So 172 is 925 Ab urbe condita and 173 is 926 Ab urbe

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And as as the coin goes 2nd century Roman coins didn t have the date on them anyway This is maybe a little nitpicky. Travel back in time in the magic tree house with Jack and Annie in this #1 bestselling series and meet the greatest warriors of all the RomansWe are warriors Jack and Annie have met knights pirates ninjas and Vikings but they have never met the most fearsome warriors of all Roman soldiers When the magic tree house whisks them back to the arly 100s AD Jack and Annie find themselves in a Roman camp Their. .
For a 2nd3rd grade level chapter book But one of the things that makes this series so great is that it brings history alive for kids The stories send believable likable modern day protagonists on time travel adventures and the settings are generally well researched and accurate Although the stories are unrealistic on a couple levels the fantasy setting the lack of language barriers the respect that most of the adults have for the child protagonists tc the actual historical facts presented are generally reliable and a child reader is going to unuestioningly trust them I m not sure whether this misuse of the Date Is A Matter Of Sloppy Research whether this misuse of the Date Is A Matter Of Sloppy Research If The is a matter of sloppy research or if the and ditor just didn t feel that it matters #but ither way I feel that it detracts a lot from the #either way I feel that it detracts a lot from the s uality as a historical fiction adventure My three star rating is because the plot is still interesting and the overall writing uality is still decent for the relatively low reading level Not one of the most thrilling of Jack and Annie s adventures but I did njoy the Manhattan The Seduction Expert (The Seduction Expert esue listing things that are beautiful Jack and Annie go to a Roman camp Super cute I love revisiting Jack and Annie and their adventures It was so funny because I just read a book on a Centurian and my devotional book of Stoicism uotes Marcus Aurelius all the time It seemed like the perfect time toxplore Roman times with Jack and Annie I loved what Marcus had to say Like In life we wear many disguises sometimes feel like I wear the disguise of a powerful mperor Upon reading this book I was for some time. Mission Be like a warriorThat is asier said than done The Roman soldiers are much scarier in person and suspicious of strangers Then a mysterious man riding a black horse gives Jack and Annie some advice to help them on their mission But the man may not be who he seems Will Jack and Annie be good warriors Can they learn what makes the Roman soldiers so great And who is the mysterious rider Did you know. ,