February 20, 2018

The Advocate's Toolbox

Teens Review Titles Featuring Rats, Philosophers, Time Travel, and More

In Terence Blacker’s The Twyning, rats aren’t bad, just misunderstood—a lot like teens. Just Myrto brings ancient Greek society to the YA lit world, and our reviewer couldn’t be happier about it. Read on for more reviews and title tidbits.

History Everywhere: World History | Series Made Simple

The topics covered in these geographically diverse books range from the ancient to the nearly contemporary. As kids read the best of this group, they will not only learn about historical cultures and events, but also be inspired to better know and understand the past.

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Traveling Back in Time: Ancient Civilizations | Touch and Go

Ancient civilizations are topics where school studies and kids’ interests meet. Two new apps by Kids Discover explore the worlds of Egypt and Greece highlighting stories of mummies and pharaohs, gods and goddesses, and a legendary horse hiding warriors at the gates of Troy.