Books by Jonathan W. Stokes

THE THRIFTY GUIDE TO ANCIENT GREECE by Jonathan W. Stokes
CHILDREN'S
Released: Sept. 11, 2018

"This book is stuffed with fascinating information, but its presentation reinforces an us-versus-them mentality, with Europe on top. (bibliography) (Nonfiction. 8-13)"
The details of life in ancient Greece are presented as a travel guide for visitors from the future. Read full book review >
THE THRIFTY GUIDE TO ANCIENT ROME by Jonathan W. Stokes
CHILDREN'S
Released: Jan. 30, 2018

"An entertaining introduction to ancient Rome with kid-friendly humor that may make those convinced that history is boring reconsider. (bibliography) (Fiction. 8-12)"
Published by Time Corp in the year 2163, this guidebook contains all the vital information needed for the intrepid traveler wishing to go back 2,100 years and partake of gladiatorial matches, Roman legions battling barbarian hordes, and a fight to the death between two captive armies at the Circus Maximus. Read full book review >
THE THRIFTY GUIDE TO THE AMERICAN REVOLUTION by Jonathan W. Stokes
CHILDREN'S
Released: Jan. 30, 2018

"An entertaining introduction to America's War for Independence conveyed with enough kid-friendly humor that it may make those who dismiss history as a bore reconsider. (bibliography, maps) (Fiction. 8-12)"
Like The Thrifty Guide to Ancient Rome (2017), this 22nd-century publication by Time Corp gives those would-be time travelers wanting to partake of the American Revolution plenty of useful information to prepare for the trip. Read full book review >
ADDISON COOKE AND THE TOMB OF THE KHAN by Jonathan W. Stokes
CHILDREN'S
Released: Nov. 14, 2017

"Been there, done that. (Adventure. 8-13)"
Pompous, pedantic, school-blazer-sporting Addison Cooke is off to the Gobi Desert. Read full book review >
ADDISON COOKE AND THE TREASURE OF THE INCAS by Jonathan W. Stokes
CHILDREN'S
Released: Oct. 11, 2016

"This book is the first in a series; here's hoping future entries have better-authenticated backbones. (Adventure. 8-12)"
Twelve-year-old Addison Cooke must find two missing keys that will lead to an ancient Incan treasure if he is to save his archaeologist relatives from an evil kidnapper. Read full book review >