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Treasury of Greek mythology : classic stories of gods, goddesses, heroes & monsters

Author: Donna Jo Napoli; Christina Balit
Publisher: Washington : National Geographic Society, [2011] ©2011
Series: National Geographic kids.
Edition/Format:   Print book : Elementary and junior high school : EnglishView all editions and formats
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From the mighty Zeus, King of the Gods, to the beautiful Aphrodite, Goddess of Love and Beauty, the tales in this volume will take you from the birth of the Olympian gods to the action-packed Trojan War. As you journey through the pages of this book, you'll find: stories of gods, goddesses, heroes, and monsters; artwork that brings the stories and the characters vividly to life; a family tree of the gods and  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Juvenile works
Juvenile literature
Material Type: Elementary and junior high school
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Donna Jo Napoli; Christina Balit
ISBN: 9781426308444 1426308442 9781426308451 1426308450
OCLC Number: 698332708
Target Audience: Ages 8-12.; Middle School.
Description: 191 pages : color illustrations, color maps ; 31 cm.
Contents: Gaia: Mother Earth --
Uranus: Father heaven --
Cronus: Titan king --
Zeus: King of the gods --
Hestia: Goddess of the hearth --
Poseidon: God of the seas --
Athena: Goddess of wisdom --
Hades: God of the underworld --
Demeter: Goddess of the harvest --
Apollo: God of music --
Artemis: Goddess of the hunt --
Hera: Goddess of marriage --
Hephaestus: God of metalworking --
Aphrodite: Goddess of love and beauty --
Hermes: Messenger of the gods --
Ares: God of war --
Helios: Sun god --
Selene: Goddess of the Moon --
Dionysus: God of wine --
Perseus: The ill-fated hero --
Orion: The hunter --
Heracles: The hero who became immortal --
Jason: Wanderer of the seas --
Theseus: The king of Athens --
Helen: The lethal beauty --
Map of Greece --
Time line --
Cast of characters.
Series Title: National Geographic kids.
Other Titles: Greek mythology :
Responsibility: by Donna Jo Napoli ; illustrated by Christina Balit.

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From the mighty Zeus, King of the Gods, to the beautiful Aphrodite, Goddess of Love and Beauty, the tales in this volume will take you from the birth of the Olympian gods to the action-packed Trojan War. As you journey through the pages of this book, you'll find: stories of gods, goddesses, heroes, and monsters; artwork that brings the stories and the characters vividly to life; a family tree of the gods and goddesses; sidebars that put stories into historical and cultural context; a map of Greece and the Mediterranean that helps put the stories into geographic context; a cast of characters, listing fast facts about each profiled god, goddess, and hero; and a Find Out More section for those who want to dig deeper and discover more.

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