Eagle of the Ninth GA08R

Eagle of the Ninth

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Description
  • Author: Rosemary Sutcliff
  • Read Aloud Grade Range: 6 - Adult
  • Read Alone Grade Range: 9 - Adult
  • Binding: PB
  • Pages: 264

It is A.D. 125. A young centurion ventures among the hostile tribes beyond the Roman Wall in the north of present-day England and Scotland in hopes that he might recover the eagle standard of the Ninth Legion -- men who had mysteriously disappeared under his father's command.

Great view of the Roman empire from an insider's perspective -- and from its center in Rome to the wild frontiers. Moves slowly in spots, but packs a wallop! Well-written.

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