In this 'I Survived' book, Marcus faces the joy of reunion with his father and the terror of Mt. Vesuvius' eruption all in the course of two days! [I Survived: The Destruction of Pompeii, 79 AD by Lauren Tarshis]
Ancient Rome ~ Roman baths were very important to the Romans. It wasn't just hygienic, but it was a social opportunity. The baths had complex heating and cooling systems. They had ornately decorated each building.
Herculaneum: Casa del Tramezzo di Legno, House of the wooden partition. Sliding wooden panels that separated the main salon from the interior garden were instantly turned to charcoal by the pyroclastic material & preserved in situ, an exceptional survival