Tales of the Greek Heroes (Film Tie-in)

Author: Roger Lancelyn Green

Publisher: Penguin UK

ISBN: 0141962097

Category: Juvenile Fiction

Page: 288

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Explore the real Greek myths behind Percy Jackson's story - he's not the first Perseus to have run into trouble with the gods . . . These are the mysterious and exciting legends of the gods and heroes in Ancient Greece, from the adventures of Perseus, the labours of Heracles, the voyage of Jason and the Argonauts, to Odysseus and the Trojan wars. Introduced with wit and humour by Rick Riordan, creator of the highly successful Percy Jackson series.

Tales of the Greek Heroes

Author: Roger Lancelyn Green

Publisher: Penguin UK

ISBN: 0141329025

Category: Juvenile Fiction

Page: 304

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The mysterious and exciting legends of the gods and heroes in Ancient Greece, from the adventures of Perseus, the labours of Heracles, the voyage of Jason and the Argonauts, to Odysseus and the Trojan wars. Introduced with wit and humour by Rick Riordan, creator of the highly successful Percy Jackson series.

Tales of the Greek Heroes

Author: Roger Lancelyn Green

Publisher: Puffin Books

ISBN: 9780141341705

Category: Children's stories, English

Page: 304

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In this retelling of the Heroic Age, you will meet the mighty Poseidon, God of the Sea; Zeus, King of Heaven and Earth; Hades, Lord of the Dead; and Artemis, the Huntress plus many more mortals and gods.

The Tale of Troy

Author: Roger Lancelyn Green,Michelle Paver

Publisher: Penguin UK

ISBN: 0141341963

Category: Juvenile Fiction

Page: 207

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Retells the legends of ancient Greece including the theft of the Luck of Troy, the adventure of Menelaus, and the wanderings of Odysseus.

Tales of Ancient Egypt

Author: Roger Lancelyn Green

Publisher: Penguin

ISBN: 0147519179

Category: Fiction

Page: 256

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Originally published: London: Bodley Head, 1967.

Myths of the Norsemen

Retold from the Old Norse Poems and Tales

Author: Roger Lancelyn Green,Alan Langford,Michelle Paver

Publisher: Puffin Books

ISBN: 9780141345253

Category: Juvenile Fiction

Page: 256

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A retelling of the Norse sagas about Odin, Freya, Thor, Loki and the other gods and goddesses who lived in Asgard before the dawn of history.

Treasury of Greek Mythology

Classic Stories of Gods, Goddesses, Heroes & Monsters

Author: Donna Jo Napoli

Publisher: National Geographic Books

ISBN: 1426311915

Category: Juvenile Nonfiction

Page: 192

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School Library Journal Best Books of 2011 Eureka! Silver Honor Books—California Reading Association Capitol Choices 2012 list of Noteworthy Titles for Children and Teens 2012 Notable Children's Books—ALSC The new National Geographic Treasury of Greek Mythology offers timeless stories of Greek myths in a beautiful new volume. Brought to life with lyrical text by award-winning author Donna Jo Napoli and stunning artwork by award-winning illustrator Christina Balit, the tales of gods and goddesses such as Zeus, Aphrodite, Apollo, and Athena and heroes and monsters such as Helen of Troy, Perseus, and Medusa will fascinate and engage children’s imaginations. National Geographic completes the book with embellishments of each story: sidebars for each god, goddess, hero, and monster link the myths to constellations, geography, history, and culture to help young readers connect the stories to real life events, people, and places. A family tree and a “cast of characters” profile page help make relationships between the characters clear, and a mapping feature adds to the fun and fascination. Resource notes and ample back matter directing readers to more information round out this luminous book. Sure to dazzle all those intrigued with the fantastic tales of Greek mythology and enchant new readers, this vibrant book will soon become a family keepsake. National Geographic supports K-12 educators with ELA Common Core Resources. Visit www.natgeoed.org/commoncore for more information.

The Extraordinary Cases of Sherlock Holmes

Author: Arthur Conan Doyle

Publisher: Penguin UK

ISBN: 0141946695

Category: Juvenile Fiction

Page: 304

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Through the foggy streets of Victorian London to the deepest countryside, Sherlock Holmes uses his unique powers of deduction in eight thrilling investigations, including the mysteries of 'The Speckled Band' and 'The Reigate Puzzle'. With a captivating introduction by award-winning Jonathan Stroud.

The Adventures of Robin Hood

Author: Roger Lancelyn Green

Publisher: Puffin Books

ISBN: 0147517176

Category: Folklore

Page: 336

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Recounts the life and adventures of Robin Hood, who, with his band of followers, lived as an outlaw in Sherwood Forest dedicated to fighting tyranny.

Heroes of Greek Mythology

Author: Charles Kingsley

Publisher: Courier Corporation

ISBN: 0486121704

Category: Juvenile Fiction

Page: 240

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DIVOne of the Victorian age's great storytellers recounts Perseus' quest to slay the Medusa, the search for the Golden Fleece, and Theseus' encounter with the deadly Minotaur. 60 illustrations. /div

Treasury of Egyptian Mythology

Classic Stories of Gods, Goddesses, Monsters & Mortals

Author: Donna Jo Napoli

Publisher: National Geographic Books

ISBN: 1426318618

Category: Juvenile Nonfiction

Page: 192

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The new National Geographic Treasury of Egyptian Mythology is a stunning tableau of Egyptian myths, including those of pharaohs, queens, the boisterous Sun God Ra, and legendary creatures like the Sphinx. The lyrical storytelling of award-winning author Donna Jo Napoli dramatizes the timeless tales of ancient Egypt in the year when Angelina Jolie will make Cleopatra a multimedia star. And just like the popular National Geographic Treasury of Greek Mythology, the stories in this book will be beautifully illustrated to bring ancient characters vividly to life. The stories are embellished with sidebars that provide historical, cultural, and geographic context and a mapping feature that adds to the fun and fascination. Resource notes and ample back matter direct readers to discover more about ancient Egypt. With its attractive design and beautiful narrative, this accessible treasury stands out from all other mythology titles in the marketplace.

Hades Speaks!

A Guide to the Underworld by the Greek God of the Dead

Author: Vicky Alvear Shecter

Publisher: Highlights Press

ISBN: 1629792810

Category: Juvenile Nonfiction

Page: 128

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Hades, god of the dead, welcomes readers on a dangerous tour of his underworld kingdom, filled with monsters, furies, giants, and vampire demons. Along the way, he reveals ancient death rites and sinister curses, tells hair-raising stories, and cracks jokes to die for. With his witty voice and ghoulish sense of humor, Hades is the perfect guide through this fresh and imaginative work of nonfiction that reads like a novel. Includes a glossary, bibliography, and index.

Amazing Greek Myths of Wonder and Blunders

Author: Mike Townsend

Publisher: Penguin

ISBN: 1101195576

Category: Juvenile Fiction

Page: 160

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"For fans of either comic books or Percy Jackson, or both.”—School Library Journal From Hercules' snake assassin slippers to Arachne's wicked weaver rap songs, these are the mythic monsters and Hellenic heroes that have captured Western culture for centuries--but a whole lot more fun. Each story showcases the wondrous and blunderful antics of gods and mortals in bright graphics that rival the super-heroic action of The Lightning Thief, burst with the knock-yoursocks- off humor of Jeff Kinney, and still remain unerringly faithful to the original myth. Kids won't be able to resist the bickering sheep, unruly rulers, and undercover details of Amazing Greek Myths--while teachers, librarians, and parents can relish this new way to share moral messages that remain as relevant today as they were a thousand years ago.

Greek Myths

Gods, Heroes, and Monsters :their Sources, Their Stories, and Their Meanings

Author: Ellen Eichenwald Switzer,Costas

Publisher: Atheneum Books

ISBN: 9780689312533

Category: Mythology, Greek

Page: 208

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Examines the sources and stories of Greek mythology, recounting the tales of gods, heroes, lovers, and warriors.

Norse Myths

Author: Kevin Crossleyholland

Publisher: N.A

ISBN: 9781439509739

Category: Social Science

Page: N.A

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Retells thirty-two Scandinavian myths that have intrigued countless generations with stories of gods, giants, dwarfs, and monsters involved in the creation, development, and ultimate destruction of nine mortal and divine worlds

Tales of Ancient Greece

Author: Enid Blyton

Publisher: Element Books Limited

ISBN: 9781901881677

Category: Children's stories, English

Page: 104

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Retells the classic stories of Pandora, Phaeton, Hercules, Orpheus, and Eurydice.

The Storm in the Barn

Author: Matt Phelan

Publisher: Candlewick Press

ISBN: 0763636185

Category: Juvenile Fiction

Page: 201

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Facing his share of ordinary challenges, from local bullies to his father's failed expectations, eleven-year-old Jack Clark must also deal with the effects of the Dust Bowl in 1937 Kansas, including the rising tensions in his small town and the spread ofa shadowy illness.