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Ancient Greece, Cultural Atlas for Young People

Ancient Greece, Cultural Atlas for Young People


by Anton Powell

  • ARCHAEOLOGY
  • 2007
  • HARD COVER
  • 96 PAGES
  • MIDDLE READERS (Age 9-12)

An illustrated guide to Greek history, life and culture from the Bronze Age through Alexander the Great and the Hellenistic kingdoms. (GRE42, $48.75)

Island of the Minotaur, Greek Myths of Ancient Crete

Island of the Minotaur, Greek Myths of Ancient Crete


by Sheldon Oberman

  • LITERATURE
  • 2003
  • HARD COVER
  • 103 PAGES
  • MIDDLE READERS (Age 9-12)

Oberman retells 13 myths based on the ancient Minoan civilization, including Thesus and the Minotaur, Europa and the bull, Daedalus and Icarus, the bronze giant and the birth of Zeus. For ages 9-12. (GRE442, $19.95)

Lost in the Labyrinth

Lost in the Labyrinth


by Patrice Kindl

  • LITERATURE
  • 2005
  • PAPER
  • 208 PAGES
  • MIDDLE READERS (Age 9-12)

The slaying of the Minotaur, reimagined from the perspective of his compassionate sister, Princess Xenodice. (GRE342, $13.95)

Classic Myths to Read Aloud

Classic Myths to Read Aloud


by William F. Russell

  • LITERATURE
  • 1989
  • PAPER
  • 264 PAGES
  • FAMILY

Short, suspenseful and recast in vivid, crystal-clear language for kids, these essential Greek and Roman myths can be read in a few minutes each. (GRE19, $14.99)

D'Aulaires' Book of Greek Myths

D'Aulaires' Book of Greek Myths


by Ingri D'Aulaire | Edgar D'Aulaire

  • LITERATURE
  • 1992
  • PAPER
  • 192 PAGES
  • FAMILY

An oversized and vividly illustrated collection of Greek myths for children. This is the classic that many of us remember from our own childhoods -- still considered by many to be the best. Intended for children ages 9-12, but you may want to read it yourself! (GRE75, $19.95)

 

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