Warriors in Winter

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Warriors in Winter ➤ [Epub] ➞ Warriors in Winter By Mary Pope Osborne ➮ – Polishdarling.co.uk Travel back in time in the magic tree house with Jack and Annie in this bestselling series and meet the greatest warriors of all the Romans We are warriors Jack and Annie have met knights, pirates, n Travel back in time in the magic tree house with Jack and Annie in thisbestselling series and meet the greatest warriors of all the Romans We are warriors Jack and Annie have met knights, pirates, ninjas, and Vikings, but they have never met the most fearsome warriors of all Roman soldiers When the magic tree house whisks them back to the early s AD, Jack and Annie find themselves in a Roman camp Their mission Warriors in PDF or Be like a warriorThat is easier said than done The Roman soldiers are much scarier in person and suspicious of strangers Then a mysterious man riding a black horse gives Jack and Annie some advice to help them on their mission But the man may not be who he seems Will Jack and Annie be good warriors Can they learn what makes the Roman soldiers so great And who is the mysterious rider Did you know that there s a Magic Tree House book for every kid Magic Tree House Perfect for readers who are just beginning chapter booksMerlin Missions More challenging adventures for the experienced readerFact Trackers Nonfiction companions to your favorite Magic Tree House adventuresIf you re looking for Merlin MissionSummer of the Sea Serpent, it was renumbered as part of the rebrand inas Merlin Mission.


10 thoughts on “Warriors in Winter

  1. Susan Susan says:

    Great adventure


  2. Emily Emily says:

    Jack and Annie go to a Roman camp Super cute I love revisiting Jack and Annie and their adventures It was so funny because I just read a book on a Centurian and my devotional book of Stoicism Quotes Marcus Aurelius all the time It seemed like the perfect time to explore Roman times with Jack and Annie I loved what Marcus had to say Like In life, we wear many disguises sometimes feel like I wear the disguise of a powerful emperor.


  3. AMY AMY says:

    88 pages Good adventures with Annie and Jack as they travel to Roman times and learn about life with the Centurions Fans of the Magic Tree House series will enjoy it Recommended for Grades 3 4.


  4. Assortedtrashprincess Assortedtrashprincess says:

    Feminist icon Annie and her brother go on one of the scariest adventures.


  5. Nathan Albright Nathan Albright says:

    Upon reading this book I was for some time mildly puzzled as to why it was that my library suggested this book as part of my reading on Marcus Aurelius, but upon reading it I do indeed recognize the connection that this book has, although it hasto do with the Roman Empire and the immensely lax security that would allow two bumbling children to have the sort of access that they do to the Roman Emperor as well as the armor and weapons of a Roman legion on a war footing in the area of Dacia Upon reading this book I was for some time mildly puzzled as to why it was that my library suggested this book as part of my reading on Marcus Aurelius, but upon reading it I do indeed recognize the connection that this book has, although it hasto do with the Roman Empire and the immensely lax security that would allow two bumbling children to have the sort of access that they do to the Roman Emperor as well as the armor and weapons of a Roman legion on a war footing in the area of Dacia This sort of book, of course, works best if one does not think too much about it, and probably makessense if one has read the first 30 volumes of the series first, as I did not and very likely will not If this book was enjoyable enough to read on its own, it certainly is not nearly as exciting a book as it thinks it is and the author seems to rely on the reader s familiarity with the characters to account for the interest, which is a mistaken assumption in this case at least.This book is less than 100 pages and among its various issues it is at least not too challenging of a read for its middle grade target audience A brief prologue leads the not entirely genius protagonists to follow an eagle with a vague poem that then causes them to be transported in time to the late 2nd century AD After this the kids encounter a mysterious lone rider on a black horse and then sneak into a Roman legionary camp with the password and a plausible excuse about why they are there Of course, predictably they get into trouble in their investigations as they look for a hero in disguise and eventually engage in petty theft by trying on some of the Roman armor and weapons for themselves, which leads them to a dangerous spot Because this is a children s novel and not something written by someone like myself, one knows that there will be an obvious deus ex machina ending to save the children from their own stupidity and spoiler alert it happens that the mysterious horsemen they had met ends up being the emperor, who takes their coin from the future and ponders on how he will defeat the Germanic tribes in the winter before the kids return home satisfied with their adventures.Time travel stories like this one are sometimes quite difficult to create well, and this book certainly has a lot of improbabilities about it When one examines, say, the general lack of martial ardor the main characters have or the puzzling question of why it is that they are sent back to engage in action that would highly endanger their lives with nothingthan vague hints as to what they should be doing, then it is easy to neglect larger improbabilities like the space time paradox that the book involves or the way that the book views Marcus Aurelius as a hero That is, at least to me, the most puzzling part of many books I have read about the Roman Empire, the tendency that many writers have of making a priggish anti Christian bigot and bad father into some sort of hero for the ages because he happened to write some thoughtful fortune cookie material as a diary It is baffling that so many people should find his writings so impressive when his behavior against Christians was so reprehensible Suffice it to say that this book does not deal with the religious biases of Aurelius, or even bring them up as a negative aspect of his reign No, this book is all hero worship and mediocre fantasy pablum


  6. Magdalena Magdalena says:

    I m disappointed in this book because I generally love the Magic Tree House books I ve been reading them since around 1998 or 1999, when there were only a few of them and I was young enough to be in their target audience Obviously, as an adult reader, I don t find the plots quite as engaging as I did as a child, but I do consider them to be some of the best books out there at that reading level I m a children s librarian, and I often recommend these books to 2nd or 3rd graders But this book I m disappointed in this book because I generally love the Magic Tree House books I ve been reading them since around 1998 or 1999, when there were only a few of them and I was young enough to be in their target audience Obviously, as an adult reader, I don t find the plots quite as engaging as I did as a child, but I do consider them to be some of the best books out there at that reading level I m a children s librarian, and I often recommend these books to 2nd or 3rd graders But this book has a factual error that really bothers me The story has Jack and Annie visiting a Roman war camp in the year 172, under Emporer Marcus Aurelius In fact, Aurelius is a major character in the story, and he s the one who specifies the year He s amazed when Jack and Annie show him a Roman coin dated 173 But our system for numbering the years didn t exist until the 6th century 2nd century Romans would have identified the year by the name of the consuls 172 was Year of the Consulship of Scipio and Maximus and 173 was Year of the Consulship of Severus and Pompeianus Less frequently, the Romans did use numbers for their years, but their numbering system started at the estimated year of the founding of Rome So 172 is 925 Ab urbe condita and 173 is 926 Ab urbe condita And as far as the coin goes, 2nd century Roman coins didn t have the date on them anyway This is maybe a little nitpicky for a 2nd 3rd grade level chapter book But one of the things that makes this series so great is that it brings history alive for kids The stories send believable, likable, modern day protagonists on time travel adventures, and the settings are generally well researched and accurate Although the stories are unrealistic on a couple levels, the fantasy setting, the lack of language barriers, the respect that most of the adults have for the child protagonists, etc the actual historical facts presented are generally reliable, and a child reader is going to unquestioningly trust them I m not sure whether this misuse of the date is a matter of sloppy research, or if the author and editor just didn t feel that it matters, but either way, I feel that it detracts a lot from the book s quality as a historical fiction adventure My three star rating is because the plot is still interesting and the overall writing quality is still decent for the relatively low reading level


  7. Austin Austin says:

    I have mixed feelings about the Magic Tree House reboot My main concern, however, is just that I m unsure as to how the new 29 32 fit into the chronology of the story like, do these take place between the original 28 and the Merlin Missions Or do these relegate the Merlin Missions to an alternate universe And are the kids 7 and 8, or are they 10 and 11 as we left them in Night of the Ninth Dragon A lot of questions That being said, the new stories are written in a funnier style with a I have mixed feelings about the Magic Tree House reboot My main concern, however, is just that I m unsure as to how the new 29 32 fit into the chronology of the story like, do these take place between the original 28 and the Merlin Missions Or do these relegate the Merlin Missions to an alternate universe And are the kids 7 and 8, or are they 10 and 11 as we left them in Night of the Ninth Dragon A lot of questions That being said, the new stories are written in a funnier style with a faster pace, and that s good for Gen Z and their soon to be kids, who areused to media in that style If the goal is to return to the youngest MTH demographic and secure new readers for future books, then I very much think that goal has been accomplished


  8. Jess Jess says:

    I ve read aloud a ahem fair number of the Magic Tree House books, and this one is by far the best It s surprisingly moving even as it packs in a ton of wonderful information about life in a Roman legion.


  9. Dahlgren General Library Dahlgren General Library says:

    DA100000028333


  10. Sarah - All The Book Blog Names Are Taken Sarah - All The Book Blog Names Are Taken says:

    Eleanor rates this one a three but I really liked it and rated it a four She decided she doesn t want to review this one.


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10 thoughts on “Warriors in Winter

  1. Susan Susan says:

    Great adventure


  2. Emily Emily says:

    Jack and Annie go to a Roman camp Super cute I love revisiting Jack and Annie and their adventures It was so funny because I just read a book on a Centurian and my devotional book of Stoicism Quotes Marcus Aurelius all the time It seemed like the perfect time to explore Roman times with Jack and Annie I loved what Marcus had to say Like In life, we wear many disguises sometimes feel like I wear the disguise of a powerful emperor.


  3. AMY AMY says:

    88 pages Good adventures with Annie and Jack as they travel to Roman times and learn about life with the Centurions Fans of the Magic Tree House series will enjoy it Recommended for Grades 3 4.


  4. Assortedtrashprincess Assortedtrashprincess says:

    Feminist icon Annie and her brother go on one of the scariest adventures.


  5. Nathan Albright Nathan Albright says:

    Upon reading this book I was for some time mildly puzzled as to why it was that my library suggested this book as part of my reading on Marcus Aurelius, but upon reading it I do indeed recognize the connection that this book has, although it hasto do with the Roman Empire and the immensely lax security that would allow two bumbling children to have the sort of access that they do to the Roman Emperor as well as the armor and weapons of a Roman legion on a war footing in the area of Dacia Upon reading this book I was for some time mildly puzzled as to why it was that my library suggested this book as part of my reading on Marcus Aurelius, but upon reading it I do indeed recognize the connection that this book has, although it hasto do with the Roman Empire and the immensely lax security that would allow two bumbling children to have the sort of access that they do to the Roman Emperor as well as the armor and weapons of a Roman legion on a war footing in the area of Dacia This sort of book, of course, works best if one does not think too much about it, and probably makessense if one has read the first 30 volumes of the series first, as I did not and very likely will not If this book was enjoyable enough to read on its own, it certainly is not nearly as exciting a book as it thinks it is and the author seems to rely on the reader s familiarity with the characters to account for the interest, which is a mistaken assumption in this case at least.This book is less than 100 pages and among its various issues it is at least not too challenging of a read for its middle grade target audience A brief prologue leads the not entirely genius protagonists to follow an eagle with a vague poem that then causes them to be transported in time to the late 2nd century AD After this the kids encounter a mysterious lone rider on a black horse and then sneak into a Roman legionary camp with the password and a plausible excuse about why they are there Of course, predictably they get into trouble in their investigations as they look for a hero in disguise and eventually engage in petty theft by trying on some of the Roman armor and weapons for themselves, which leads them to a dangerous spot Because this is a children s novel and not something written by someone like myself, one knows that there will be an obvious deus ex machina ending to save the children from their own stupidity and spoiler alert it happens that the mysterious horsemen they had met ends up being the emperor, who takes their coin from the future and ponders on how he will defeat the Germanic tribes in the winter before the kids return home satisfied with their adventures.Time travel stories like this one are sometimes quite difficult to create well, and this book certainly has a lot of improbabilities about it When one examines, say, the general lack of martial ardor the main characters have or the puzzling question of why it is that they are sent back to engage in action that would highly endanger their lives with nothingthan vague hints as to what they should be doing, then it is easy to neglect larger improbabilities like the space time paradox that the book involves or the way that the book views Marcus Aurelius as a hero That is, at least to me, the most puzzling part of many books I have read about the Roman Empire, the tendency that many writers have of making a priggish anti Christian bigot and bad father into some sort of hero for the ages because he happened to write some thoughtful fortune cookie material as a diary It is baffling that so many people should find his writings so impressive when his behavior against Christians was so reprehensible Suffice it to say that this book does not deal with the religious biases of Aurelius, or even bring them up as a negative aspect of his reign No, this book is all hero worship and mediocre fantasy pablum


  6. Magdalena Magdalena says:

    I m disappointed in this book because I generally love the Magic Tree House books I ve been reading them since around 1998 or 1999, when there were only a few of them and I was young enough to be in their target audience Obviously, as an adult reader, I don t find the plots quite as engaging as I did as a child, but I do consider them to be some of the best books out there at that reading level I m a children s librarian, and I often recommend these books to 2nd or 3rd graders But this book I m disappointed in this book because I generally love the Magic Tree House books I ve been reading them since around 1998 or 1999, when there were only a few of them and I was young enough to be in their target audience Obviously, as an adult reader, I don t find the plots quite as engaging as I did as a child, but I do consider them to be some of the best books out there at that reading level I m a children s librarian, and I often recommend these books to 2nd or 3rd graders But this book has a factual error that really bothers me The story has Jack and Annie visiting a Roman war camp in the year 172, under Emporer Marcus Aurelius In fact, Aurelius is a major character in the story, and he s the one who specifies the year He s amazed when Jack and Annie show him a Roman coin dated 173 But our system for numbering the years didn t exist until the 6th century 2nd century Romans would have identified the year by the name of the consuls 172 was Year of the Consulship of Scipio and Maximus and 173 was Year of the Consulship of Severus and Pompeianus Less frequently, the Romans did use numbers for their years, but their numbering system started at the estimated year of the founding of Rome So 172 is 925 Ab urbe condita and 173 is 926 Ab urbe condita And as far as the coin goes, 2nd century Roman coins didn t have the date on them anyway This is maybe a little nitpicky for a 2nd 3rd grade level chapter book But one of the things that makes this series so great is that it brings history alive for kids The stories send believable, likable, modern day protagonists on time travel adventures, and the settings are generally well researched and accurate Although the stories are unrealistic on a couple levels, the fantasy setting, the lack of language barriers, the respect that most of the adults have for the child protagonists, etc the actual historical facts presented are generally reliable, and a child reader is going to unquestioningly trust them I m not sure whether this misuse of the date is a matter of sloppy research, or if the author and editor just didn t feel that it matters, but either way, I feel that it detracts a lot from the book s quality as a historical fiction adventure My three star rating is because the plot is still interesting and the overall writing quality is still decent for the relatively low reading level


  7. Austin Austin says:

    I have mixed feelings about the Magic Tree House reboot My main concern, however, is just that I m unsure as to how the new 29 32 fit into the chronology of the story like, do these take place between the original 28 and the Merlin Missions Or do these relegate the Merlin Missions to an alternate universe And are the kids 7 and 8, or are they 10 and 11 as we left them in Night of the Ninth Dragon A lot of questions That being said, the new stories are written in a funnier style with a I have mixed feelings about the Magic Tree House reboot My main concern, however, is just that I m unsure as to how the new 29 32 fit into the chronology of the story like, do these take place between the original 28 and the Merlin Missions Or do these relegate the Merlin Missions to an alternate universe And are the kids 7 and 8, or are they 10 and 11 as we left them in Night of the Ninth Dragon A lot of questions That being said, the new stories are written in a funnier style with a faster pace, and that s good for Gen Z and their soon to be kids, who areused to media in that style If the goal is to return to the youngest MTH demographic and secure new readers for future books, then I very much think that goal has been accomplished


  8. Jess Jess says:

    I ve read aloud a ahem fair number of the Magic Tree House books, and this one is by far the best It s surprisingly moving even as it packs in a ton of wonderful information about life in a Roman legion.


  9. Dahlgren General Library Dahlgren General Library says:

    DA100000028333


  10. Sarah - All The Book Blog Names Are Taken Sarah - All The Book Blog Names Are Taken says:

    Eleanor rates this one a three but I really liked it and rated it a four She decided she doesn t want to review this one.


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