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Goddess Girls Books #1-4 (Charm Bracelet Inside!): Athena the Brain; Persephone the Phony; Aphrodite the ...
Joan Holub, Suzanne Williams

Aladdin, 2012

Get to know the Goddess Girls in this four-book box set that comes with a stylish charm bracelet. The Goddess Girls at Mount Olympus Academy—Athena, Persephone, Aphrodite, and Artemis—give ancient Greek myths present-day personality! This deluxe box set includes the first four volumes of the popular series, along with a coordinating charm bracelet, and is ideal for new and old fans alike.
  
  











  



  
D'Aulaires' Book of Greek Myths
Ingri d'Aulaire, Edgar Parin d'Aulaire

Delacorte Books for Young Readers, 1992

No education is complete without a large slice of Greek mythology. And there's no better way of meeting that literary quota than with the D'Aulaires' book. All the great gods and goddesses of ancient Greece are depicted in this big, beautiful classic, lovingly illustrated and skillfully told. Young readers will be dazzled by mighty Zeus, lord of the universe; stirred by elegant Athena, goddess of wisdom; intimidated by powerful Hera, ...
  
  











  



  
A Child's Introduction to Greek Mythology: The Stories of the Gods, Goddesses, Heroes, Monsters, and Other ...
Heather Alexander

Black Dog & Leventhal Publishers, 2011

The newest book in Black Dog's best-selling, award-winning series explores the fascinating world of Greek mythology from the myth of Narcissus to Odysseus versus the Cyclopes.  Includes a Gods and Goddesses Family Tree Poster, Stickers, and Temporary Tattoos Packed with action, adventure, tragedy, and triumph, A Child's Introduction to Greek Mythology acquaints kids ages 9–12 with all the fantastic and memorable classic Greek myths. The ...
  
  











  



  
The Complete Persepolis
Marjane Satrapi

Pantheon, 2007

Here, in one volume: Marjane Satrapi's best-selling, internationally acclaimed memoir-in-comic-strips. Persepolis is the story of Satrapi's unforgettable childhood and coming of age within a large and loving family in Tehran during the Islamic Revolution; of the contradictions between private life and public life in a country plagued by political upheaval; of her high school years in Vienna facing the trials of adolescence far from her ...
  
  











  



  
The Demigod Files (A Percy Jackson and the Olympians Guide)
Rick Riordan

Disney-Hyperion, 2009

How do you handle an encounter with Medusa on the New Jersey interstate? What's the best way to take down a minotaur? Become an expert on everything in Percy's world with this must-have guide to the Percy Jackson and the Olympians series. Complete with interviews, puzzles, games, and original short stories by Rick Riordan.
  
  











  



  
Persepolis: The Story of a Childhood
Marjane Satrapi

Pantheon, 2004

A New York Times Notable Book A Time Magazine “Best Comix of the Year” A San Francisco Chronicle and Los Angeles Times Best-seller Wise, funny, and heartbreaking, Persepolis is Marjane Satrapi’s memoir of growing up in Iran during the Islamic Revolution. In powerful black-and-white comic strip images, Satrapi tells the story of her life in Tehran from ages six to fourteen, years that saw the overthrow of the Shah’s regime, the ...
  
  











  



  
Oh My Gods!: A Look-It-Up Guide to the Gods of Mythology (Mythlopedia)
Megan E. Bryant

Franklin Watts, 2009

What would Apollo's online profile look like? What would Aphrodite say if she had her own blog? Greek mythology hall of famers meet the modern age in a new series that brings the superstars of Greek myth to life with stories that put them in the pantheon! Complete with profiles, headshots, family trees, fascinating sidebars and irreverent surprises, Mythlopedia is for readers who love action, romance, power struggles and more!
  
  











  



  
Maisie Dobbs
Jacqueline Winspear

Soho Crime, 2014

10th Anniversary Edition with a special Afterword by the author Maisie Dobbs got her start as a maid in an aristocratic London household when she was thirteen. Her employer, suffragette Lady Rowan Compton, soon became her patron, taking the remarkably bright youngster under her wing. Lady Rowan's friend, Maurice Blanche, often retained as an investigator by the European elite, recognized Maisie’s intuitive gifts and helped her earn admission ...
  
  











  



  
The Raven Cycle #3: Blue Lily, Lily Blue
Maggie Stiefvater

Scholastic Press, 2014

The third installment in the mesmerizing series from the irrepressible, #1 NEW YORK TIMES bestselling author Maggie Stiefvater.   Blue Sargent has found things. For the first time in her life, she has friends she can trust, a group to which she can belong. The Raven Boys have taken her in as one of their own. Their problems have become hers, and her problems have become theirs.   The trick with found things, though, is how easily they can ...
  
  











  



  
The Raven Boys
Maggie Stiefvater

Scholastic Paperbacks, 2013

Every year, Blue Sargent stands next to her clairvoyant mother as the soon-to-be dead walk past. Blue never sees them--until this year, when a boy emerges from the dark and speaks to her.   His name is Gansey, a rich student at Aglionby, the local private school. Blue has a policy of staying away from Aglionby boys. Known as Raven Boys, they can only mean trouble.   But Blue is drawn to Gansey, in a way she can't entirely explain. He is on ...
  
  











  



  
100 Characters from Classical Mythology: Discover the Fascinating Stories of the Greek and Roman Deities
Malcolm Day

Barron's Educational Series, 2007

Dating back roughly 3,000 years, the gods of the ancient Greeks--and later, of the Romans--have figured prominently in legendry, poetry, drama, and the visual arts. But today's readers are often confused when they encounter the myriad names of those deities and try to understand their roles in mythology. This entertaining and mind-expanding book charts 100 of the most prominent characters from Greco-Roman mythology, including the primordial ...
  
  











  



  
The Homeric Hymns (Focus Classical Library)

Focus, 2000

This is a collection of the standard texts of ancient Greek which are important components of what we know about Greek myth, religion, language and culture. All of the works collectively known as the Homeric Hymns are collected and translated here in their entirety, and the work includes ample notes and an introduction to provide information on the works' historic importance, a chronological table, genealogical chart, maps of Greece and the ...
  
  











  



  
The Goddess Girls Charming Collection Books 9-12 (Charm Bracelet Included): Pandora the Curious; Pheme the ...
Joan Holub, Suzanne Williams

Aladdin, 2014

Add to your book collection AND your jewelry collection with this Goddess Girls boxed set! Mount Olympus Academy is the place to be—and you can hang with goddess girls of all sorts when you snag this collection of books nine through twelve in the hit series! This boxed set comes complete with a sparkly, Goddess Girls–inspired piece of jewelry and includes Pandora the Curious , Pheme the Gossip , Persephone the Daring , and Cassandra ...
  
  











  



  
Aphrodite the Fair (Goddess Girls)
Joan Holub, Suzanne Williams

Aladdin, 2014

Aphrodite has her hands full with Eris, who loves to stir up mischief, in this Goddess Girls adventure. Eris is a goddess girl who has a penchant for causing trouble. So when her brother, Ares, is celebrating his thirteenth birthday, she can’t let the occasion go by without a little mischief. After all, she is the goddess of discord and strife! Aphrodite is determined to make sure Ares gets the attention he deserves, but can she handle what ...
  
  











  



  
House of Night, Books 1-4 (Marked / Betrayed / Chosen / Untamed)
P. C. Cast, Kristin Cast

St. Martin's Griffin, 2009

The House of Night is a thrilling,  New York Times bestselling book series that follows 16-year-old Zoey Redbird as she is “Marked” by a vampyre tracker and begins to undergo the “Change” into an actual vampyre. She has to leave her family in Broken Arrow, OK, and move into the House of Night, a boarding school for other fledgling vampyres like her. It’s tough to begin a new life, away from her parents and friends, and on top of ...
  
  











  



  
The Homeric Hymns, 2nd Edition

Johns Hopkins University Press, 2004

A rich source for students of Greek mythology and literature, the Homeric hymns are also fine poetry. Attributed by the ancients to Homer, these prooimia , or preludes, were actually composed over centuries and used by poets to prepare for the singing or recitation of longer portions of the Homeric epics. In his acclaimed translations of the hymns, Apostolos Athanassakis preserves the essential simplicity of the original Greek, offering a ...
  
  











  



  
Seeking Sicily: A Cultural Journey Through Myth and Reality in the Heart of the Mediterranean
John Keahey

Thomas Dunne Books, 2011

“Keahey’s exploration of this misunderstood island offers a much-needed look at a much-maligned land.”—Paul Paolicelli, author of Under the Southern Sun Sicily is the Mediterranean’s largest and most mysterious island. Its people, for three thousand years under the thumb of one invader after another, hold tightly onto a culture so unique that they remain emotionally and culturally distinct, viewing themselves first as Sicilians, not ...
  
  











  



  
She: Understanding Feminine Psychology
Robert A. Johnson

Harper Perennial, 1989

A revised edition of a landmark work of psychology; the author uses the ancient myth of Amor and Psyche as the springboard for a brilliant, perceptive exploration of how one becomes a mature and complete woman.
  
  











  



  
The Dream Thieves (The Raven Cycle)
Maggie Stiefvater

Scholastic Paperbacks, 2014

If you could steal things from dreams, what would you take? Ronan Lynch has secrets. Some he keeps from others. Some he keeps from himself. One secret: Ronan can bring things out of his dreams. And sometimes he's not the only one who wants those things. Ronan is one of the raven boys - a group of friends, practically brothers, searching for a dead king named Glendower, who they think is hidden somewhere in the hills by their elite private ...
  
  











  



  
Myths of the Ancient Greeks

New American Library, 2003

From one of today’s foremost scholars, a lively retelling of the timeless tales… Here are the myths that have influenced so much of our cultural heritage. Such age-old stories as the tragic love of Orpheus and Eurydice or Demeter’s loss of her daughter, Persephone, resonate strongly with readers even today. In this book the rousing adventures of the heroes Herakles, Theseus, and Perseus are intertwined with the tragedies of immortal ...
  
  











  








   



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