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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.
Edition/Format:   book_printbook : Juvenile audience : EnglishView all editions and formats
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An introduction to some of the most prominent beings in the ancient Greek pantheon.
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Genre/Form: Juvenile works
Juvenile literature
Material Type: Juvenile audience
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Donna Jo Napoli; Christina Balit
ISBN: 9781426308444 1426308442 9781426308451 1426308450
OCLC Number: 698332708
Target Audience: Middle School
Description: 191, 31 p. : col. ill., col. 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.
Other Titles: Greek mythology
Responsibility: by Donna Jo Napoli ; illustrated by Christina Balit.

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With artwork and story-telling, this title presents Greek myths in an accessible manner. Separated into two main sections, it first brings to life the stories of gods and goddesses such as Zeus,  Read more...

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