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Goddess Girls #05: Athena the Wiseby Joan Holub
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These classic myths from the Greek pantheon are given a modern twist that contemporary tweens can relate to, from dealing with bullies like Medusa to a first crush on an unlikely boy. Goddess Girls follows four goddesses-in-training and#8211; Athena, Persephone, Aphrodite, and Artemis and#8211; as they navigate the ins and outs of divine social life at Mount Olympus Academy, where the most priviledged gods and goddesses of the Greek pantheon hone their mythical skills. andlt;BRandgt;andlt;BRandgt;In book 5, Principal Zeus asks Athena to help Heracles (aka Hercules in the Roman pantheon) complete his twelve labors. But when Heracles starts borrowing Athena's friends things without asking, will she be able to help him set things straight?
Well-researched and true to the original myths, each volume in the Goddess Girls series addresses contemporary issues, like friendships and relationships, from a classically accurate—and entertaining—perspective.
In Athena the Wise, Principal Zeus asks Athena to help Heracles (aka Hercules in the Roman pantheon) complete his twelve labors. But when Heracles starts borrowing Athena’s friends’ belongings without asking, will she be able to help him set things straight?
And in Aphrodite the Diva, an exchange student from Egypt, Isis, is encroaching on Aphrodite’s match-making turf. Will she also edge Aphrodite out of her group of friends?
The Goddess Girls by Joan Holub and Suzanne Williams put a modern spin on classic Greek myths!
About the Author
Joan Holub is the award-winning author of more than eighty
books for children. She lives in North Carolina. Suzanne Williams has written several picture books, including Library Lil, Mommy Doesn't Know My Name, and My Dog Never Says Please. She is also the author of the Princess Power and Fairy Blossoms series. Suzanne Williams lives in Renton, Washington.
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