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Secrets of Vesuvius The
(ISBN: 1842550802)

Author(s): Lawrence, Caroline Pages: 208
Publisher: Orion Date of Publication: 2001
Reading Level: YA Genre:
Setting: Pompeii Period: 79 AD (Code: 7c3)
Rome Setting: Christian/Jewish/Pagan:
Mystery: y First Person: n
Detective/Narrator: 4 youngsters
Subject: Flavia, Jonathan, Nubia and Lupus sail to the Bay of Naples to spend the rest of the summer with Flavia's uncle, who lives near Pompeii. They are soon absorbed in trying to solve a riddle that may lead them to a great treasure. Meanwhile, tremors shake the ground, animals behave strangely, and people dream of impending doom. One of the greatest natural disasters of all time is about to happen - the eruption of Vesuvius. The four friends are in terrible danger! (author blurb)
Unique Qualities: author site: http://www.romanmysteries.com/
Rating: for 9 years old & up

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