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Elementary: Novels of Ancient Greece

Posted by Natalie Bernstein on July 26, 2011

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    Starfall

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    Starfall : Phaeton and the chariot of the sun

    Cadnum, Michael.

    Phaeton embarks upon a long and dangerous journey to the gates of dawn in order to confront Apollo and learn the truth of his parentage and is granted his wish to drive the chariot of the sun.

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    Goddess of yesterday

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    COO

    Goddess of yesterday

    Cooney, Caroline B.

    Anaxandra, daughter of the king of a small Greek island, becomes caught up in the events of the siege of Troy when, after spending most of her life as a hostage, she is taken into the palace of King Menalaus and ends up traveling to Troy as protector of Helen's infant son.

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    Corydon & the island of monsters

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    DRU

    Corydon & the island of monsters

    Druitt, Tobias.

    Corydon, an outcast Greek boy with the leg of a goat, learns that he is part of an old prophecy and joins forces with Medusa and other "monsters" known in Greek mythology in a confrontation with mortal heroes fighting for the Olympian gods.

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    The oracle betrayed

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    The oracle betrayed

    Fisher, Catherine, 1957-

    After she is chosen to be "Bearer-of-the-god," Mirany questions the established order and sets out, along with a musician and a scribe, to find the legitimate heir of the religious leader known as the Archon.

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    Nobody's prize

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    Nobody's prize

    Friesner, Esther M.

    Still longing for adventure, Princess Helen of Sparta maintains her disguise as a boy to join her unsuspecting brothers as part of the crew of the Argo, the ship commanded by Prince Jason in his quest for the Golden Fleece.

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    Aleta and the queen

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    GAL

    Aleta and the queen : a tale of Ancient Greece

    Galloway, Priscilla, 1930-

    When her husband Odysseus leaves to fight at Troy, Queen Penelope is left to rule Ithaca for nineteen years.

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    The night tourist

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    MAR

    The night tourist

    Marsh, Katherine.

    Fourteen-year-old Jack Perdu, a prodigy of classical mythology, suffers a near-fatal accident after which he meets Euri, a young ghost who introduces him to New York's ghostly underworld, eight levels below Grand Central Station, where he decides to look for his mother who disappeared years earlier.

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    Waiting for Odysseus

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    MCL

    Waiting for Odysseus : a novel

    McLaren, Clemence.

    Presents the story of Odysseus's epic journey through the eyes of his faithful wife Penelope, the sorceress Circe, the goddess Athena, and his old nanny Eurycleia.

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    The Lightning Thief / Percy Jackson and The Olympians -  #1

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    RIO

    The Lightning Thief / Percy Jackson and The Olympians - #1

    Riordan, Rick.

    Percy, expelled from six schools for being unable to control his temper, learns the truth from his mother that his father is the Greek god Poseidon, and is sent to Camp Half Blood where he is befriended by a satyr and the demigod daughter of Athena who join him in a journey to the Underworld to retrieve Zeus's lightning bolt and prevent a catastrophic war.

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    Quiver

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    Quiver

    Spinner, Stephanie.

    Sixteen-year-old Atalanta, abandoned as an infant, has grown to become a renowned archer and swiftest mortal alive due to the intervention of Artemis, goddess of the hunt, so when the father who forsook her so many years before issues an ultimatum that Atalanta marry and produce an heir, she counters with the condition that the man she weds must be able to best her in a footrace or die.

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    Odysseus in the serpent maze

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    Odysseus in the serpent maze

    Yolen, Jane

    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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