Take a step back in time and enter the world of Ancient Greece, the birthplace of western civilization. Today's readers will walk through the streets of Athens and Sparta, learning about their unique culture through the eyes of children who lived there. the text covers food, clothing, housing, religious beliefs, and more. a mix of historical and modern images helps readers visualize this ancient society, while fact boxes supplement the thorough and engaging content. the text contains a glossary and index for reader reference, providing a breadth of information on one of the world's most formative civilizations.