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    Centaurs

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    001.944
    MON

    Centaurs

    Hile, Kevin.

    Explores the history and origins of centaurs, describes their characteristics and behaviors, recounts centaur legends, and looks at centaurs in popular culture.

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    Classic myths to read aloud

    J
    292
    RUS

    Classic myths to read aloud

    Russell, William F., 1945-

    Presents the essential Greek and Roman myths that form the basis of our cultural literary heritage.

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    Non-Fiction - ElementaryNon-Fiction - Elementary

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    Tales of the Trojan War

    J
    292.08
    KHA

    Tales of the Trojan War

    Khanduri, Kamini.

    The epic struggle of the great Greek heroes as they seek their revenge on Troy with an army of 100,000 men.

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    Pegasus

    J
    292.08
    MAY

    Pegasus

    Mayer, Marianna.

    Retells how Bellerophon, son of the king of Corinth, secures the help of the winged horse Pegasus in order to fight the monstrous Chimera.

    Due 08/30/19

    Non-Fiction - ElementaryNon-Fiction - Elementary

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    Why spiders spin

    J
    292.08
    SIM

    Why spiders spin : a story of Arachne

    Simons, Jamie.

    Because she boasts that she weaves better than anyone, Arachne is turned into a spider.

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    Non-Fiction - ElementaryNon-Fiction - Elementary

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    Snake hair

    J
    292.08
    SPI

    Snake hair : the story of Medusa

    Spinner, Stephanie.

    Recounts how the Greek hero Perseus vanquishes the serpent-haired Medusa whose gaze turned people to stone.

    Due 09/05/19

    Non-Fiction - ElementaryNon-Fiction - Elementary

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    A gift from Zeus

    J
    292.08
    STE

    A gift from Zeus : sixteen favorite myths

    Steig, Jeanne.

    Presents illustrated retellings of sixteen Greek myths, which focus on such characters as Midas, Leda, Pygmalion, Venus and Adonis, Arachne, and Perseus.

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    King Midas

    J
    292.08
    STE

    King Midas : a golden tale

    Stewig, John W.

    A king finds himself bitterly regretting the consequences of his wish that everything he touches would turn to gold.

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    Daedalus and the minotaur

    J
    292.1
    GAL

    Daedalus and the minotaur

    Galloway, Priscilla, 1930-

    Retells the Greek myth of Daedalus, an inventor who flees Athens with his young son Icarus after being unjustly accused of murdering his nephew, and ends up in another dangerous situation when he is commanded by King Minos to build a labyrinth to hide a child monster, the Minotaur.

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    Greek myths and legends

    J
    292.1
    MAS

    Greek myths and legends

    Masters, Anthony, 1940-

    A retelling of Greek myths, including those about Perseus and Medusa, Pandora's box, and the Golden Fleece.

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    Hercules

    J
    292.13
    BUR

    Hercules

    Burleigh, Robert.

    Retells the story of the final, and most difficult, labor of Hercules, known as Heracles in Greek mythology, in which he must go to Underworld and bring back the three-headed dog, Cerberus.

    Due 08/30/19

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    Atalanta's race

    J
    292.13
    CLI

    Atalanta's race : a Greek myth

    Climo, Shirley.

    Retells the myth of the Greek princess, rejected by her father, raised by bears, won in marriage in a race by Melanion, and then changed into a lioness by an angry Aphrodite.

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    The gods and goddesses of Olympus

    J
    292.2
    ALI

    The gods and goddesses of Olympus

    Aliki.

    Brings to life the mighty Olympians with illustrations and the retelling of their stories or myths.

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    Mythological creatures

    J
    292.2
    CUR

    Mythological creatures : a classical bestiary : tales of strange beings, fabulous creatures, fearsome beasts, & hideous monsters from Ancient Greek mythology

    Curlee, Lynn.

    An illustrated guide to the beasts often found in ancient myths that describes each creature's origins and what role it has played in world mythology.

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    Greek gods and goddesses

    J
    292.2
    MCC

    Greek gods and goddesses

    McCaughrean, Geraldine.

    A collection of fifteen retellings of Greek myths.

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    Greek myths

    J
    292.2
    MCC

    Greek myths

    McCaughrean, Geraldine.

    Presents retellings of sixteen Greek myths, including the stories of Pandora, Daedalus and Icarus, King Midas, Jason, and Odysseus.

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    Trojan horse

    J
    398.2
    CLE

    Trojan horse : the world's greatest adventure

    Clement-Davies, David, 1961-

    A retelling of how the Greeks used a wooden horse to win the ten-year-long Trojan War.

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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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    Juliet Dove, Queen of Love

    J
    COV

    Juliet Dove, Queen of Love

    Coville, Bruce.

    A shy twelve-year-old girl must solve a puzzle involving characters from Greek mythology to free herself from a spell which makes her irresistible to boys.

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    Fiction (Chapterbooks) - ElementaryFiction (Chapterbooks) - Elementary

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    The gray-eyed goddess / #4

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    OSB

    The gray-eyed goddess / #4

    Osborne, Mary Pope.

    Retells the part of Homer's "Odyssey" in which Odysseus is trapped on Calypso's island and his son Telemachus goes in search of him.

    Due 08/30/19

    Fiction (Chapterbooks) - ElementaryFiction (Chapterbooks) - Elementary

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    The one-eyed giant / #1

    J
    OSB

    The one-eyed giant / #1

    Osborne, Mary Pope.

    A retelling of the battle between Odysseus and the Cyclops in Homer's ancient epic "The Odyssey.".

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    Sirens and sea monsters / #3

    J
    OSB

    Sirens and sea monsters / #3

    Osborne, Mary Pope.

    Retells the part of Homer's "Odyssey" in which Odysseus meets Circe and struggles against the Sirens and Scylla and Charybdis.

    Due 08/30/19

    Fiction (Chapterbooks) - ElementaryFiction (Chapterbooks) - Elementary

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    Quiver

    J
    SPI

    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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    Gods & goddesses

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    938
    God

    Gods & goddesses

    Interviews with renowned Greek scholars offer an overview of the gods and goddesses of ancient Greek mythology, discussing where the myths originated and why recent evidence suggests that some of the myths may have been true.

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