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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

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Young Adult Fiction, 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

King, Trey

Summary: "Cuando Gotham es atacada por supervillanos, Superman y Batman deben detenerlos. Pero cuando los dos héroes se encuentran en problemas, ¿Quién podrá ayudarlos? ¡Tal vez mujer maravilla y batichica puedan darles una mano!, "--Page 4 of cover.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Scholastic Inc. 2016

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1 available in Juvenile Foreign Language, Call number: JE SPANISH KIN

Galante, Cecilia.

Summary: Willa Bean, who wants to master flying before starting school at Cupid Academy, celebrates her unconventional looks and unique personality, but struggles to accept that cupids learn how to fly at different times.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Random House 2011

Copies Available at Kingsley

1 available in Juvenile, Call number: J LW 1

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

Copies Available at Peninsula

1 available in Juvenile, Call number: JFIC MES

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 Fiction, Call number: YA 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 Fiction, Call number: YA FIC LIV

Dillard, Sheri.

Summary: Introduces readers to Roman gladiators, including their history and famous battles, uniforms and weapons, and training and tactics.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: The Childs World 2015

Copies Available at Peninsula

1 available in Juvenile, Call number: J932 CHI

O'Connor, Jim

Summary: Describes the construction and history of the Colosseum, the largest oval amphitheater in the center of Rome, Italy.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Grosset & Dunlap, An Imprint of Penguin Random House 2017

Copies Available at Peninsula

1 available in Juvenile, Call number: J900 WHE

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

Copies Available at East Bay

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

Anthony, David

Summary: The heroes' baseball team, the Traverse City Salmon, are playing the Garden City Sprouts in the little league championship game. The Sprouts throw a curve ball and turn into pinch-hitting plant monsters.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Sigil Pub. 2009

Copies Available at Fife Lake

1 available in J Series, Call number: J FIC ANT

Copies Available at Peninsula

1 available in Juvenile, Call number: J FIC ANT

Copies Available at Interlochen

1 available in Juvenile- Series, Call number: J Fiction Anthony 2009

Copies Available at East Bay

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

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

Watkins, Richard Ross.

Summary: Describes the history of gladiators, including types of armor, use of animals, amphitheaters, and how the practice fit into Roman society for almost 700 years.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Houghton Mifflin 1997

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1 available in Juvenile Nonfiction, Call number: J 796.8 WAT

Quinn, Kate.

1 hold on 1 copy

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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Riordan, Rick.

Summary: "Greek and Roman demigods from the Prophecy of Seven must work together to seal the Doors of Death--and help Percy and Annabeth escape the Underworld in the process"--

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Disney/Hyperion Books 2013

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3 available in Juvenile Fiction, Call number: J FIC RIO

Copies Available at Kingsley

1 available in Juvenile, Call number: J FICTION RIO

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1 available in Juvenile- Series, Call number: J Fiction Riordan 2013

Mills, Deborah

Summary: Alfredo y su papá deben cruzar la frontera en un viaje difícil de México a los Estados Unidos. ¿Encontrarán el nuevo hogar que están buscando en el otro lado? Basándose en hechos reales, esta historia cobra vida gracias a la ilustradora Mexicana Claudia Navarro, y está repleta de notas al final del texto para iniciar conversaciones sobre inmigración.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Barefoot Books 2018

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1 available in Juvenile Foreign Language, Call number: J SPANISH 325 MIL

Rivers, Francine

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Tyndale House Publishers 2012

Copies Available at Kingsley

1 available in Adult, Call number: Fiction Riv

Riordan, Rick.

Summary: The Greek and Roman demigods will have to cooperate in order to defeat the giants released by the Earth Mother, Gaea. Then they will have to sail together to the ancient land--Greece itself--to find the Doors of Death.

Format: sound recording-nonmusical

Publisher / Publication Date: [Manufactured and distributed by] Findaway World, LLC 2012

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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

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

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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Grimes, Nikki.

Summary: In this imaginative biographical story, Harriet Tubman and Susan B. Anthony sit down over a cup of tea in 1904 to reminisce about their struggles and triumphs in the service of freedom and women's rights.

Format: sound recording-nonmusical

Publisher / Publication Date: Recorded Books 2015

Copies Available at Interlochen

1 available in Juvenile book on CD, Call number: CD J Fiction Grimes 2015

Keene, Carolyn

Summary: After capsizing her rowboat on Twin Lakes, Nancy Drew sets out to help the girl who saved her life investigate the mysterious events surrounding a deserted bungalow.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Grosset & Dunlap 1988

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1 available in Juvenile Fiction Series, Call number: J Fiction Series Keene 1960

Grimes, Nikki

Summary: In this imaginative biographical story, Harriet Tubman and Susan B. Anthony sit down over a cup of tea in 1904 to reminisce about their struggles and triumphs in the service of freedom and women's rights.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: 2015

Copies Available at Fife Lake

1 available in Juvenile, Call number: J FIC GRI

Copies Available at Interlochen

1 available in Juvenile, Call number: J Fiction Grimes 2015

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