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

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

Napoli, Donna Jo 1948- (author.). Balit, Christina, (illustrator.).

Summary

Summary: 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.

Item details

  • ISBN: 9781426308444
  • ISBN: 1426308442
  • ISBN: 9781426308451
  • ISBN: 1426308450
  • ISBN: 9781426333910
  • ISBN: 1426333919
  • Physical Description: print
    191 pages : color illustrations, color maps ; 31 cm
  • Publisher: Washington : National Geographic Society, [2011]
  • Badges:
    • Most Copies: 2 / 5.0
    • Top Circs: 4 / 5.0

Contents / Notes

Bibliography, etc. Note: Includes bibliographical references (pages 186-187) and index.
Formatted Contents Note: 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.
Target Audience Note:
Ages 8-12.
Middle School.
Subject: Mythology, Greek Juvenile literature
Tales Greece Juvenile literature
Mythology, Greek
JUVENILE NONFICTION History Ancient
JUVENILE NONFICTION History Europe
JUVENILE NONFICTION Social Science Folklore & Mythology
Mythology, Greek Juvenile literature
Tales Greece Juvenile literature
Juvenile works
Mythology, Greek
Tales
Greece
Greek mythology
Genre: Literature.
Juvenile works.
Literature.

Currently available copies

  • 39 / 54 copies available at PINES (Show)
  • 1 / 3 copies available at Athens Regional Library System (Show)
  • 0 / 1 copies available at Bogart Library

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  • 1 current hold on 54 total copies.
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