The Roman Britain Trilogy

Rosemary Sutcliff's classic young adult trilogy brings to life the history of Roman Britain. In each of these historical novels, young people must uncover mysteries and fight with heroism to stand up for what they believe in.

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The Lantern Bearers
The Lantern Bearers

The Roman Britain Trilogy

Rosemary Sutcliff

FSG Books for Young Readers

Threatened by a tide of invaders, the last of the Roman Auxiliaries are to leave Britain forever. But Aquila, a young legionnaire, chooses to stay behind, in order to join the fight to save his native land.

"A spellbinding historical adventure." --Bulletin of the Center for Children's Books The Lantern Bearers is the 1959 winner of the Carnegie Medal in Literature.

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The Silver Branch
The Silver Branch

The Roman Britain Trilogy

Rosemary Sutcliff

FSG Books for Young Readers

More than a century after The Eagle of the Ninth leaves off, two cousins join the Roman side in the fight against a tyrannical British emperor. "

Superb...Enthusiastically recommended." --The Horn Book

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The Eagle
The Eagle

The Roman Britain Trilogy

Rosemary Sutcliff

FSG Books for Young Readers

In a.d. 125, a young Roman centurion must recover the infamous Ninth Legion's missing symbol of honor, the eagle standard.

"An unusual blend of stirring action and poetic symbolism. Authentic in background, skillful in plot, and perceptive in characterization." --Booklist

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The Eagle of the Ninth
The Eagle of the Ninth

The Roman Britain Trilogy

Rosemary Sutcliff

Square Fish

The future of a legion is in Marcus’s hands.

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