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My Story: Pompeii

by Sue Reid (author) (UK edition)

Suitable for 8 - 12 years

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It’s August AD 78, and Claudia is at the Forum in the great city of Pompeii. It’s a day of strange encounters and even odder portents. When the ground shakes, Claudia is convinced it is a bad omen. What does it all mean? And why is she so disturbed by Vesuvius, the great volcano that looms over the city? A gripping story-diary that brings to life one of the greatest cities of the Roman empire – and the terror of one of history’s most cataclysmic disasters, which is still notorious today.

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My Story





Date published

May 5th, 2008

Accelerated Reader

AR book level: 4.4; Middle years; 6.0 points

Other details
  • 176 pages


UK edition



Sue Reid


  1. funny bunny
    on 1 December 2010


    This book is thoughrly amazing it is thoughrly gripping and is great for both boys and girls if you are looking for a history tale some gripping action this for you

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    on 8 March 2014


  2. Clarice thumb 136

    on 3 August 2012

    I asked my dad to buy me this book because I adore My Story. He also bought me My Story: Suffragette. I decided to read Suffragette first – but when I had a look inside both, I found Pompeii much more intriguing, though I am more interested in the Suffragettes and especially the late Victorian and early Edwardian times. I can’t wait to read it!

  3. Avatar owl 761790

    on 15 February 2012

    This Book was the first my story I had ever read and now I LOVE MY STORY BOOKS!!!

    5out of 5
  4. Giraffe zebra 113509

    on 27 November 2010

    I remember I read this book in primary school and I still remember it! It is a great book especially for you who are interested in Roman history

    5out of 5
  5. Evie 113313

    on 29 August 2008

    This book is very believeble,you can get in to the book easly,just keep reading and you will get into the book it is so good,I think that you can be in the story,you can emagine what it would look like.

    4out of 5