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Livingston, Lesley

Summary: The daughter of a proud Celtic king is captured and sold to a training school for women gladiators under the patronage of Julius Caesar, circumstances that put her survival in the hands of an enemy who was responsible for her sister's death.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: RazorBill, an imprint of Penguin Random House 2017

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1 available in Young Adult Collection, Call number: YA FIC LIV

Lawrence, Caroline.

Summary: Suspecting their friend Jonathan is alive, Flavia, Nubia, and Lupus go to Rome for the Colosseum Games, facing wild beasts, criminals, conspirators, and gladiators, and where Nubia is called upon to make a terrible choice.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Orion Children's Books 2009

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1 available in Juvenile Fiction Series, Call number: J FIC LAW

Estep, Jennifer

Summary: Lady Everleigh's lack of magical ability relegates her to the shadows of the royal court of Bellona, a kingdom steeped in gladiator tradition. Seventeenth in line for the throne, Evie is nothing more than a ceremonial fixture, overlooked and mostly forgotten. When her cousin Vasilia, the crown princess, assassinates her mother the queen and takes the throne by force, Evie is also attacked,...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Harper Voyager, an imprint of HarperCollinsPublishers 2018

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Livingston, Lesley

Summary: When Fallon and her fellow gladiatrices are thrust into a vicious conflict with a rival gladiator academy, the only thing that might save them is a tribe of long-forgotten mythic Amazon warriors.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Razorbill, an imprint of Penguin Random House LLC 2018

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1 available in Young Adult Collection, Call number: YA FIC LIV

Livingston, Lesley

Summary: The daughter of a proud Celtic king is captured and sold to a training school for women gladiators under the patronage of Julius Caesar, circumstances that put her survival in the hands of an enemy who was responsible for her sister's death.

Format: sound recording-nonmusical

Publisher / Publication Date: 2017

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1 available in Compact Disc Audio Book, Call number: CD FIC LIV

Livingston, Lesley

Summary: When Caesar is murdered, Fallon and her fellow gladiatrices lose their protector and, realizing that Cleopatra is now in grave danger, travel to Alexandria, Egypt, for her safety and theirs.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Razorbill 2019

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1 available in Young Adult Collection, Call number: YA FIC LIV

Rivers, Francine

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Tyndale House Publishers 2012

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1 available in Adult Fiction, Call number: FIC RIV

Rivers, Francine

Summary: When gladiator Atretes locates his missing son, his plans to return to Germania are upset by Rizpah, the young widow who adopted his abandoned baby and who will fight to keep the child she loves.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Tyndale House 2002

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1 available in Adult Fiction, Call number: FIC RIV

Durham, David Anthony

Summary: In this thrilling and panoramic historical novel we see one of the most storied uprisings of classical times from multiple points of view: Spartacus, the visionary captive and gladiator whose toughness and charisma turn a prison break into a multi-cultural revolt that threatens an empire; his consort, the oracular Astera, whose connection to the spirit world and its omens guides the uprising's...

Format: sound recording-nonmusical

Publisher / Publication Date: Tantor Audio 2016

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Durham, David Anthony

Summary: "A historical novel of one of the most storied uprisings of classic times by an emerging master of the genre. From the author of Pride of Carthage, the superb fictional rendering of Hannibal's epic military campaigns against Carthage's archenemy Rome, comes the perfect follow-up: an equally superb novel of the legendary gladiator Spartacus and the vast slave revolt he led that came ever so...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Doubleday 2016

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1 available in Adult Fiction, Call number: FIC DUR

Kane, Ben.

Summary: Returning to his village after escaping the Roman army, Spartacus is betrayed by his jealous king and forced into life as a gladiator before executing a daring overthrow and assuming leadership over an army of escaped slaves.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: St. Martins Press 2012

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1 available in Adult Fiction, Call number: FIC KAN

Quinn, Kate.

Summary: Beautiful and musical Judaean slave Thea attempts to survive and prosper in first century Rome despite a spiteful mistress, a broken love affair with a gladiator, and, most dangerous of all, an interested Emperor.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Berkley Books 2010

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Ruocchio, Christopher

Summary: "Hadrian Marlowe is lost. For half a century, he has searched the farther suns for the lost planet of Vorgossos, hoping to find a way to contact the elusive alien Cielcin. He has not succeeded, and for years has wandered among the barbarian Normans as captain of a band of mercenaries. Determined to make peace and bring an end to nearly four hundred years of war, Hadrian must venture beyond the...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: DAW Books, Inc. 2019

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Scieszka, Jon.

Summary: Joe, Fred, and Sam demonstrate some of their favorite professional wrestling moves, including the "Time Warp Trio Blind Ninja Smackdown," when they're transported to ancient Rome and forced to fight as gladiators in the Colosseum.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Viking 2000

Copies Available at Peninsula

1 available in Juvenile, Call number: J FIC SCI

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1 available in Beginning Readers - Transitional Reader (Blue), Call number: JBR BLUE SCI

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1 available in Beginning Readers - Independent Reader (Red), Call number: JBR RED SCI

Kane, Ben.

Summary: In 48 B.C., having survived a disastrous campaign in Pythia as part of the Forgotten Legion and spent years fighting their way back to Rome, Romulus and Tarquinius have finally made it as far as Alexandria. On arrival, though, they find themselves in the midst of the Roman Civil War, are press-ganged into Caesar’s thinning legions and greatly outnumbered and fighting for their lives against the...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: St. Martin's Press 2011

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1 available in Adult Fiction, Call number: FIC KAN

Messner, Kate

Summary: The mysterious box that Ranger the golden retriever found in the garden transports him back to first century Rome, where he must rescue Marcus, a young servant boy, and Quintus, a volunteer gladiator, from the brutal world of the Colosseum.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Scholastic Press 2015

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1 available in Juvenile Fiction Series, Call number: J FIC MES

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1 available in Juvenile, Call number: JFIC MES