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Goddess Girls #11: Persephone the Daring
Goddess Girls #11: Persephone the Daring
by Joan Holub
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Mortal rock star Orpheus steals the spotlight in this Goddess Girls tale of love and lyres! Orpheus is a mortal rock god, and the girls at Mount Olympus Academy are wild about him! With his lyre and singing voice, Orpheus can charm pretty much anything... (read more)

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Covenant #02: Pure
Covenant #02: Pure
by Jennifer L. Armentrout
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There is need. And then there is Fate Being destined to become some kind of supernatural electrical outlet isn't exactly awesome--especially when Alexandria's other half is everywhere she goes. Seth's in her training room, outside her classes, and keeps... (read more)

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The Book of Nature Myths, Illustrated Edition (Yesterday's Classics)
The Book of Nature Myths, Illustrated Edition (Yesterday's Classics)
by Florence Holbrook
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Over fifty short myths about animals, birds, and natural subjects, suitable for the child's own reading in the second grade. These naive explanations of the phenomena of nature given by early peoples are told in a simple, yet interesting fashion and... (read more)

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King Midas: The Golden Touch
King Midas: The Golden Touch
by Demi
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Sparkling with the colors of the Aegean Sea and with the splendor of gold, this is an elegant and humorous retelling of the ancient myth.... (read more)

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Love Flute
Love Flute
by Paul Goble
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A young man, brave in battle and a leader in the buffalo hunt, is too shy to speak to the woman he loves. Sad and lonely, he wanders far into the woods. There, he meets two Elk men. They give him a a flute that the birds and animals have made for him... (read more)

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The Bear Who Wanted to Be a Bear
The Bear Who Wanted to Be a Bear
by Jurg Steiner
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Highlighting issues of environmental protection, human identity, and the pursuit of self, this remarkable modern fable brings philosophical subjects to the forefront through humor and imagination. When a brown bear awakes from hibernation, he is... (read more)

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Chupacabra and the Roswell UFO
Chupacabra and the Roswell UFO
by Rudolfo A. Anaya
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In this second ChupaCabra mystery, Professor Rosa Medina has just arrived in Santa Fe where she meets Nadine, a mysterious sixteen-year-old who insists that the two of them travel to Roswell, New Mexico. Nadine is convinced that C-Force, a secret... (read more)

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Unwitting Wisdom
Unwitting Wisdom
by Helen Ward
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For over 2,500 years the simple stories and wry humor of Aesop's fables have entertained children and adults alike. Their lessons have seeped into the very fabric of our language, as evidenced by expressions such as sour grapes and a wolf in sheep's... (read more)

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The Monster in the Maze (Greek Beasts and Heroes)
The Monster in the Maze (Greek Beasts and Heroes)
by Lucy Coats
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"The simple, descriptive, and engaging narratives include snappy dialogue and are combined with full-color cartoon illustrations to bring the gods to life."  -School Library... (read more)

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The Turtle and the Island: A Folk Tale from Papua New Guinea
The Turtle and the Island: A Folk Tale from Papua New Guinea
by Barbara Ker (rtl) Wilson
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The Turtle and the Island tells the story of how the great sea turtle builds the island of Papua New Guinea. Wishing for a place to rest in the sun, he piles up the sand and rocks until they emerge from the sea into a beautiful, fertile island. In doing... (read more)

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Orca's Family: And More Northwest Coast Stories
Orca's Family: And More Northwest Coast Stories
by Robert James Challenger
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These fables combine echoes of Aesop with the oral tradition of Native American storytellers, as animal characters teach important lessons. Children relate the experiences of animals like Beaver, who shows us how to achieve our dreams; and Owl, who... (read more)

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Aesop's Fables
Aesop's Fables
by Aesop
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These simple tales embody truths so powerful, the titles of the individual fables - the fox and the grapes, the dog in the manger, the wolf in sheep's clothing and many others - have entered the languages and idioms of most European tongues.... (read more)

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Aesop's Fables
Aesop's Fables
by Saviour Pirotta
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Now available in a sleek paperback format, this acclaimed collection of gloriously illustrated retellings brings ancient Greece back to life. Saviour Pirotta lends his warm and lively style to a mixture of familiar and lesser-known fables that are... (read more)

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The Story of Hercules (Dover Children's Thrift Classics)
The Story of Hercules (Dover Children's Thrift Classics)
by Bob Blaisdell
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This delightful book for young readers tells the story of the immensely strong hero from his birth to his death and final ascension of Mount Olympus to live among the gods. Along the way young readers will enjoy Hercules' many exploits, including slaying... (read more)

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Goddess Girls #07: Artemis the Loyal
Goddess Girls #07: Artemis the Loyal
by Joan Holub
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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... (read more)

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Spider Spins a Story: Fourteen Legends from Native America
Spider Spins a Story: Fourteen Legends from Native America
by Jill Max
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Beautifully illustrated with the exceptional artwork of five Native American illustrators, this book will help young readers appreciate the power of myth and legend in the lives of all people.... (read more)

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Iliad (Classics)
Iliad (Classics)
by Rosemary Sutcliff
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With outstanding cover artwork by the highly acclaimed illustrator Alan Lee, Rosemary Sutcliff's Black Ships Before Troy is now available in an exciting new format. Homer's epic poem The Iliad is brought to life with all the skill of a master storyteller.... (read more)

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Goddess Girls #14: Iris the Colorful
Goddess Girls #14: Iris the Colorful
by Joan Holub
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Iris has a rainbow of colorful experiences, from visiting the Underworld to conversing with her crush in this Goddess Girls adventure.andlt;brandgt;andlt;brandgt;Iris is the most colorful goddess girl at Mount Olympus Academy. In fact, her hair and... (read more)

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Inside the Walls of Troy: A Novel of the Women Who Lived the Trojan War
Inside the Walls of Troy: A Novel of the Women Who Lived the Trojan War
by Clemence Mclaren
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andlt;Bandgt;Two women, one war.andlt;/Bandgt; andlt;BRandgt; Helen, at age twelve, is not prepared to deal with her famous beauty: to have the face that will launch a thousand ships, kill fifty thousand men, and cause the fall of the world's greatest... (read more)

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Hawksong: The Kiesha'ra: Volume One
Hawksong: The Kiesha'ra: Volume One
by Amel Atwater Rhodes
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DANICA SHARDAE IS an avian shapeshifter, and the golden hawks form in which she takes to the sky is as natural to her as the human one that graces her on land. The only thing more familiar to her is war: It has raged between her people and the serpiente... (read more)

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