The Resource Treasury of Greek mythology : classic stories of gods, goddesses, heroes & monsters, Donna Jo Napoli

Treasury of Greek mythology : classic stories of gods, goddesses, heroes & monsters, Donna Jo Napoli

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Treasury of Greek mythology : classic stories of gods, goddesses, heroes & monsters
Title
Treasury of Greek mythology
Title remainder
classic stories of gods, goddesses, heroes & monsters
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Donna Jo Napoli
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Language
eng
Summary
School Library Journal Best Books of 2011 Eureka! Silver Honor Books--California Reading Association Capitol Choices 2012 list of Noteworthy Titles for Children and Teens 2012 Notable Children's Books--ALSC The new National Geographic Treasury of Greek Mythology offers timeless stories of Greek myths in a beautiful new volume. Brought to life with lyrical text by award-winning author Donna Jo Napoli and stunning artwork by award-winning illustrator Christina Balit, the tales of gods and goddesses such as Zeus, Aphrodite, Apollo, and Athena and heroes and monsters such as Helen of Troy, Perseus, and Medusa will fascinate and engage children's imaginations. National Geographic completes the book with embellishments of each story: sidebars for each god, goddess, hero, and monster link the myths to constellations, geography, history, and culture to help young readers connect the stories to real life events, people, and places. A family tree and a "cast of characters" profile page help make relationships between the characters clear, and a mapping feature adds to the fun and fascination. Resource notes and ample back matter directing readers to more information round out this luminous book. Sure to dazzle all those intrigued with the fantastic tales of Greek mythology and enchant new readers, this vibrant book will soon become a family keepsake. National Geographic supports K-12 educators with ELA Common Core Resources. Visit www.natgeoed.org/commoncore for more information
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Combines retellings of classic Greek tales with detailed illustrations in an introduction to mythology that is complemented by informative sidebars containing character profiles, historical insights, and cultural facts
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Illustration
Award
  • ALA Notable Children's Book, 2012
  • School Library Journal Best Books, 2011.
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10029420
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AU-TuBDP
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1948-
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Napoli, Donna Jo
Dewey number
398.20938
Illustrations
illustrations
Index
index present
Intended audience
Children
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860
Literary form
non fiction
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  • 5
  • 9
Nature of contents
bibliography
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Balit, Christina
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True
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Mythology, Greek
Target audience
juvenile
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classic stories of gods, goddesses, heroes & monsters
Label
Treasury of Greek mythology : classic stories of gods, goddesses, heroes & monsters, Donna Jo Napoli
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https://fe.bolindadigital.com/wldcs_bol_fo/b2i/productDetail.html?productId=PRC_303711&b2bSite=1545
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Publication
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Downloadable Book
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online resource
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rdacarrier.
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text
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  • txt
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rdacontent.
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9781426311918-PRC960175-000
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unknown
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1 online resource.
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electronic
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Access restricted to registered members of City Libraries
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9781426311918
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computer
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rdamedia.
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  • c
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remote
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Mode of access: World Wide Web
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Treasury of Greek mythology : classic stories of gods, goddesses, heroes & monsters, Donna Jo Napoli
Link
https://fe.bolindadigital.com/wldcs_bol_fo/b2i/productDetail.html?productId=PRC_303711&b2bSite=1545
Publication
Note
Downloadable Book
Carrier category
online resource
Carrier category code
  • cr
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier.
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent.
Control code
9781426311918-PRC960175-000
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 online resource.
Form of item
electronic
Governing access note
Access restricted to registered members of City Libraries
Isbn
9781426311918
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia.
Media type code
  • c
Specific material designation
remote
System details
Mode of access: World Wide Web

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