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Suggested Readings


Kindergarten - 2nd Grade
Egypt ABCs: A Book About the People and Places of Egypt (Country ABCs), by Sarah Heiman

3rd - 5th Grades

Mummies and Pyramids: A Nonfiction Companion to Magic Tree House #3: Mummies in the Morning, by Mary Pope Osborne

If I Were a Kid in Ancient Egypt: Children of the Ancient World, by Cobblestone Publishing

Mummies Made in Egypt, by Aliki

Treasury of Egyptian Mythology (National Geographic Kids), by Donna Jo Napoli


Middle School
Why Should I Care About the Ancient Egyptians? By Nick Hunter


High School

Cultural Atlas of Ancient Egypt, by John Baines



1st - 3rd Grades

Discovering Ancient Greece for Kids: The English Reading Tree, by Keith Goodman


3rd - 5th Grades

Illustrated Stories from the Greek Myths (Six Complete Stories), by Russel Plunter, Usborne Illustrated Collections


A Child's Introduction to Greek Mythology: The Stories of the Gods, Goddesses, Heroes, Monsters, and Other Mythical Creatures, by Heather Alexander


Middle School

Gifts From The Gods: Ancient Words and Wisdom from Greek and Roman Mythology, by Lise Lunge-Larsen


Ancient Greece, by Sean Stewart Price


The Story of the Greeks, by H. A. Guerber


High School

Ancient Greece: Everyday Life in the Birthplace of Western Civilization, by Robert Garland



Kindergarten - 2nd Grade

Cleo and Cornelius: A Tale of Two Cities and Two Kitties, by Elizabeth Nicholson, Janine Pibal, and Nick Geller, Illustrated by Michelle Thies


Who Were the Romans? by Phil Roxbee Cox


The Romans and Their Many Gods - Ancient Roman Mythology, by Baby Professor


3rd - 5th Grades

Treasury of Greek Mythology: Classic Stories of Gods, Goddesses, Heroes and Monsters: Classic Stories of Gods, Goddesses, Heroes & Monsters (National Geographic Kids), by Donna Jo Napoli


Middle School

The Ancient World: Ancient Rome, by Peter Benoit


High School

The Roman Republic, by Michael H. Crawford


Roman Gods & Goddesses (Gods and Goddesses of Mythology), by William White



2nd - 4th Grades

Ancient Coins Were Shaped Like Hams: and Other Freaky Facts About Coins, Bills, and Counterfeiting, by Barbara Seuling

High School

A Dictionary of Ancient Roman Coins, by John M. Jones


Coinage and History of the Roman Empire, Vol. I and II, by David Vagi


Handbook of Ancient Greek and Roman Coins: An Official Whitman Guidebook, by Zander H. Klawans


Coinage in the Greek World, by Ian Carradice and Martin J. Price


Coin Activities

3rd - 8th Grades

US Mint: Modern and Ancient Coins!

6th - 12th Grades

Getty: Creating Coins


Roman Egyptian Coin Bibliography

Carradice, Ian. 1995. Greek Coins. Austin: University of Texas Press.


Christiansen, Erik. 1988. The Roman Coins of Alexandria, Vol. I. Denmark: Aarhus University Press.


Christiansen, Erik. 1988. The Roman Coins of Alexandria, Vol. II. Denmark: Aarhus University Press.


Cohen, H. 1976. Monnaies Sous L’empire Romain (Monies Under the Roman Empire). Boulder: University of Colorado Libraries.


Curtis, James W. 1990. Tetradrachms of Roman Egypt. Long Island City: Durst Publications, Ltd.


Curtis, James W. 1969. The Tetradrachms of Roman Egypt. Chicago: Argonaut Publishers. 


Curtis, James W. 1956. The Coinage of Roman Egypt: A Survey. Manhattan: The American Numismatic Association.


Hill, G. F. 1909. Historical Roman Coins. Chicago: Ares Publishers, Inc.


Poole, Reginald Stuart. 1892. Catalogue of the Coins of Alexandria and the Nomes. London: Trustees of The British Museum.


Sear, David. 1988. Roman Coins and Their Values. London: Seaby Publications.

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