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Odysseus in the serpent maze

Author: Jane Yolen; Robert J Harris
Publisher: New York : HarperCollins Publishers, 2001.
Series: Young heroes, bk. 1.
Edition/Format:   Print book : Elementary and junior high school : Fiction : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Thirteen-year-old Odysseus, who longs to be a hero, has many opportunities to prove himself during an adventure which involves pirates and satyrs, a trip to Crete's Labyrinth, and the two young girls, Penelope and Helen, who play a major role in his future life.
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Genre/Form: Fiction
Juvenile works
Juvenile fiction
Named Person: Odysseus, King of Ithaca (Mythological character); Odysseus, King of Ithaca (Mythological character)
Material Type: Elementary and junior high school, Fiction
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Jane Yolen; Robert J Harris
ISBN: 0060287349 9780060287344 0060287357 9780060287351
OCLC Number: 44592690
Description: 248 pages ; 22 cm.
Contents: Hunting the Boar --
First Blood --
The Old Thief --
A Hero's Tale --
Dangerous Voyage --
Misery at Sea --
A Princess of Sparta --
The Thread of Life --
Silenus --
The Plan --
Goats and Water --
Singers in the Mist --
Adrift --
The Mystery Ship --
The Long Island --
The Bronze Guardian --
A Box Full of Marvels --
Rites for the Dead --
The Great King's Palace --
The Great King's Dungeon --
The Prophecy --
Horned Beast --
Ladon --
A Battle in the Dark --
Secret of the Maze --
The Final Challenge --
Worthy Foes --
Epilogue: The Goddess Speaks --
What Is True About This Story?
Series Title: Young heroes, bk. 1.
Responsibility: by Jane Yolen & Robert J. Harris.
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Thirteen-year-old Odysseus, who longs to be a hero, has many opportunities to prove himself during an adventure which involves pirates and satyrs, a trip to Crete's Labyrinth, and the two young girls, Penelope and Helen, who play a major role in his future life.

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A nice addition to any library.

by AnchorageSchools (WorldCat user published 2009-05-29) Good Permalink

     Mythical and full of adventure. It is very well written but most of all there is soemthing happening all the time. Odysseus uses his friend Mentor to fight a wild boar before being taken by pirates, and has to face the "maze," finds his fathers's diary, and manages to help...
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