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Tales from the Odyssey, Part One
Tales from the Odyssey, Part One
by Mary Pope Osborne
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Giants and Cannibals! Wonders and Witches! One Amazing Hero.  Brave Odysseus is far from home, tossed by stormy seas, and cursed by an angry one-eyed giant. If he ever wants to see his family again, he will have to face hungry cannibals... (read more)

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Heroes, Gods and Monsters of the Greek Myths
Heroes, Gods and Monsters of the Greek Myths
by Bernard Evslin
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The earth breeds giants and ogres of indescribable horror -- the heavens hold omnipotent gods and goddesses, abounding in courage, strength and wisdom. Zeus, the almighty king of the gods, who cannot resist feminine beauty -- mortal or divine, and his... (read more)

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Percy Jackson's Greek Gods
Percy Jackson's Greek Gods
by Rick Riordan
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"Percy Jackson takes a break from adventuring to serve up the Greek gods like flapjacks at a church breakfast. Percy is on form as he debriefs readers concerning Chaos, Gaea, Ouranos and Pontus, Dionysus, Ariadne and Persephone, all in his dude's patter:... (read more)

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The Lost Hero (Heroes of Olympus #01)
The Lost Hero (Heroes of Olympus #01)
by Rick Riordan
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Devastated by the end of the Percy Jackson series? Cry no more! Fans can return to Camp Half-Blood in this brand-new series featuring the next generation of kids who are half human, half Greek god. Will Percy Jackson make an appearance? Find out!... (read more)

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The Chocolate Touch
The Chocolate Touch
by Patrick Skene Catling and Margot Apple
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In a laugh-out-loud hilarious twist on the legend of King Midas, a boy acquires a magical gift that turns everything his lips touch into chocolate. Can you ever have too much of your favorite food? John Midas is about to find out…. First published... (read more)

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Zen Shorts
Zen Shorts
by Jon J. Muth
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"Michael," said Karl. "There's a really big bear in the backyard." This is how three children meet Stillwater, a giant panda who moves into the neighborhood and tells amazing tales. To Addie he tells a story about the value of material goods. To... (read more)

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D'aulaires' Book of Greek Myths (92 Edition)
D'aulaires' Book of Greek Myths (92 Edition)
by Ingri D'aulaire
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"For any child fortunate enough to have this  generous book...the kings and heroes of ancient  legend will remain forever matter-of-fact; the  pictures interpret the text literally and are full of  detail and... (read more)

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The Golden Fleece: And the Heroes Who Lived Before Achilles
The Golden Fleece: And the Heroes Who Lived Before Achilles
by Padraic Colum
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Enter a world where harpies torment mortals, the Argonaut Orpheus sings, the mighty god Zeus wages war on the Titans, and Prometheus steals fire. Author Padraic Colum weaves the tales of Jason and his Argonauts with classic Greek mythology to create this... (read more)

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Stone Soup: An Old Tale (Aladdin Picture Books)
Stone Soup: An Old Tale (Aladdin Picture Books)
by Marcia Brown
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First published in 1947, this picture book classic has remained one of Marcia Brown's most popular and enduring books. This story, about three hungry soldiers who outwit the greedy inhabitants of a village into providing them with a feast, is based on... (read more)

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The Lion & the Mouse
The Lion & the Mouse
by Jerry Pinkney
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Caldecott Medal winner Jerry Pinkney brings a beloved fairy tale to new life Jerry Pinkney, one of the country's most celebrated picture book creators, is a master at reimagining classic tales. Now he has turned his talents to Puss in Boots, and he is at... (read more)

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Tales From the Odyssey 02
Tales From the Odyssey 02
by Mary Pope Osborne
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After twenty years of fighting monsters, angering gods and goddesses, and surviving against the odds, Odysseus is more desperate than ever to return to his family. But first he will have to explore yet another strange land. And when he finally does ... (read more)

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One Fine Day
One Fine Day
by Nonny Hogrogian
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Awarded the Caldecott Medal for the most distinguished picture book of 1971 "One fine day a fox traveled through the great forest. When he reached the other side he was very thirsty." The jaunty red fox stole milk from an old farm woman, lost his tail... (read more)

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The Outlaws of Sherwood
The Outlaws of Sherwood
by Robin Mckinley
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Robin Hood, champion of the poor and opponent of the Sheriff of Nottingham, takes refuge in the Sherwood Forest and outwits his enemies with daring and panache.... (read more)

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Aesop's Fables
Aesop's Fables
by Lisbeth Zwerger
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This reissue of Lisbeth Zwerger's gorgeously illustrated edition features 12 Aesop favorites, from "The Fox and the Grapes" to "The Milkmaid & Her Pail."... (read more)

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How the Leopard Got His Claws
How the Leopard Got His Claws
by Chinua Achebe
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From Chinua Achebe, father of modern African literature, comes a vivid fable about power and freedom. In the beginning, all the animals lived as friends. Their king, the leopard, was strong but gentle and wise. Only Dog had sharp teeth, and only he... (read more)

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Robin Hood (Step-Up Classics)
Robin Hood (Step-Up Classics)
by Annie Ingle
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Life in Sherwood Forest has never been livelier than with this selection of tales of the fun-loving outlaw and his merry men. A fast-moving adaptation of the classic adventure will delight older slow readers as well as kids reading on grade level.... (read more)

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Tillie and the Wall
Tillie and the Wall
by Leo Lionni
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All her life Tillie the mouse has wondered what lies on the other side of the wall. Imagining all sorts of fantastic possibilities, she digs a tunnel to get to the other side, where she discovers . . . other mice, just like her! Together, Tillie and her... (read more)

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Aesop's Fables
Aesop's Fables
by S A Handford
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Many of these tales are so well known they have given us phrases we use every day — like dog in the manger or sour grapes — but even the rarer ones seem familiar, because their simple morals are based on universal truths. From the tortoise and... (read more)

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The Mark of Athena (Heroes of Olympus #3)
The Mark of Athena (Heroes of Olympus #3)
by Rick Riordan
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In The Son of Neptune, Percy, Hazel, and Frank met in Camp Jupiter, the Roman equivalent of Camp Halfblood, and traveled to the land beyond the gods to complete a dangerous quest. The third book in the Heroes of Olympus series will unite them with Jason,... (read more)

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The Adventures of Ulysses
The Adventures of Ulysses
by Bernard Evslin
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The leader of the Greek forces returning from Troy encounters the Cyclops, the beautiful sorceress Circe and more, as he tries to ward off the anger of the gods.... (read more)

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