DK Adventures: Clash of the Gladiators, 1st Edition

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  • ISBN-10: 1465427392
  • ISBN-13: 9781465427397
  • DDC: 796.80937
  • Grade Level Range: 2nd Grade - 5th Grade
  • 128 Pages | eBook
  • Original Copyright 2014 | Published/Released July 2014
  • This publication's content originally published in print form: 2014

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In Clash Of The Gladiators, join DK Adventures' exclusive SLIP club (Secret Living In the Past)--a group of young history buffs who belong to a top-secret club that allows them to travel throughout history to any time, any place, through a phone app. This time their journey takes them to Ancient Rome, where the mighty gladiators are getting ready to stage a huge spectacle at the Colosseum. But trouble is stirring at the amphitheater. Will the team manage to foil an evil scheme? More important, will they ever see home again? DK Adventures are nonfiction narratives for kids ages 8-11 featuring engaging, action-packed stories that help kids build their skills in vocabulary, grammar, comprehension, and critical thinking while developing a love of reading. With diaries, recipes, poetry, instructions, graphics, or songs, the genre spreads in each DK Adventures title enhance the story and reinforce curriculum learning, while the expansive range of entertaining nonfiction subjects will appeal to boys and girls everywhere. Supports the Common Core State Standards.

Table of Contents

Front Cover.
Title Page.
Copyright Page.
Meet the Time Travelers.
The Location.
1: In the Shadow of the Colosseum.
2: Training for the Ring.
3: Working for the Gladiators.
4: Food Fit for Heroes.
5: Luxury and Treachery.
6: To Help or to Go Home?.
7: Escaping the Empire.
Gladiatorial Games Quiz.
About the Author and Consultant.