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The buried city of Pompeii : what it was like when Vesuvius exploded

Author: Shelley Tanaka
Publisher: New York : Hyperion ; Toronto, Ont. : Madison Press, ©1997.
Edition/Format:   Print book : Elementary and junior high school : English : 1st edView all editions and formats
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Uses a fictionalized account of the life of the steward of an important estate to describe the ancient Italian city of Pompeii and what happened to it during the eruption of Mount Vesuvius in 79 A.D. The facts concerning the destruction of the city of Pompeii are told through the fictionalized account of one of its victims.
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Genre/Form: Juvenile works
Juvenile literature
Material Type: Elementary and junior high school
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Shelley Tanaka
ISBN: 0786802855 9780786802852 0786815418 9780786815418
OCLC Number: 36143571
Notes: "An I was there book"--Page opp. title page.
Description: 48 pages : color illustrations, color maps ; 24 x 29 cm
Responsibility: by Shelley Tanaka ; illustrations by Greg Ruhl ; diagrams and maps by Jack McMaster ; historical consultation by Elizabeth Lyding Will ; photographs by Peter Christopher.

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Uses a fictionalized account of the life of the steward of an important estate to describe the ancient Italian city of Pompeii and what happened to it during the eruption of Mount Vesuvius in 79 A.D. The facts concerning the destruction of the city of Pompeii are told through the fictionalized account of one of its victims.

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