Hour of the Olympics (Magic Tree House #16) (Magic Tree House (R))

Hour of the Olympics (Magic Tree House #16) (Magic Tree House (R))

Mary Pope Osborne

Language: English

Pages: 96

ISBN: 0679890629

Format: PDF / Kindle (mobi) / ePub


Jack and Annie are ready for their next fantasy adventure in the bestselling middle-grade series—the Magic Tree House!

No girls allowed at the Olympic Games!

That's the rule when the Magic Tree House whisks Jack and Annie back to ancient Greece. But when Annie tells jack to go to the games without her, he knows she's up to something. Will Annie find a way to see the games? Or will she get herself—and Jack—into Olympic-size trouble? Find out in Hour of the Olympics.

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too,” he said as he followed Annie. Annie waited as Jack stepped to the ground. Then they walked through the olive grove to where the tents were. Jack heard pipe music and smelled food roasting over fires. Groups of men talked excitedly to one another. “That’s funny,” said Annie. “I don’t see any girls here.” “Oh, sure, there’re girls,” said Jack. “Where?” said Annie. “Show me.” Jack looked around. But he only saw men and boys—no women or girls at all. Then he saw an outdoor theater. A

sand-colored house with a brick roof. He opened the door and led Jack and Annie into an empty courtyard. “Wait here,” he said. He disappeared through a doorway. Jack and Annie looked around. Rooms opened onto the sunny courtyard. Everything was quiet. “The people who live here must have gone to the games,” said Annie. “I bet you’re right,” said Jack. He pulled out the Greek book and found a picture of a house. He read aloud: Men and women lived in separate parts of a Greek house. Women

slowly. “I would like to take you both to the games. I have special seats in the viewing box. However … ” He looked at Annie. “Don’t tell me,” she said. “Girls can’t go to the Olympics either.” Plato shook his head. “A girl will get in terrible trouble if she goes to the games,” he said. Annie sighed. “It’s really, really not fair,” she said. “I’m sorry,” said Plato. “My country is a democracy. We believe in freedom for our citizens. But I’m afraid right now that only means men.” “Annie’s

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