Theras and His Town
This story follows the journey of young Theras who, born an Athenian with all the rights and privileges, is taken to Sparta by a relative when his father is lost at war. After being forced to live the brutal life a Spartan, he eventually escapes and is reunited with family. This excellent piece of historical fiction gives students a realistic look into the Ancient Greek culture and family structures while drawing them in with vivid descriptions and action–packed adventure. Soft 208p.