Totally updated and reorganized with an "I can do it!" attitude that teaches teens how to relate their knowledge and skills to everyday life. This comprehensive junior high textbook provides a hands-on approach to practical experiences that teach life skills.
"Marcus is eighteen, and his father had been a great Roman General, Cracis, who had fallen from grace some years before and was living quietly, farming in a small way in southern Italy. An old ex-soldier, Serge, works on the farm, and is helping to bring Marcus up. Marcus would like to be a soldier, and is encouraged in this by Serge, but his father has forbidden any discussion of the...