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Gods and Goddesses in Greek Mythology Rock!

by Michelle M. Houle

The gods and goddesses of Greek mythology have inspired painting, sculpture, literature and music, books and movies. Their stories continue to influence Western culture, despite the fact that the civilization...


Treasury of Greek Mythology: Classic Stories of Gods, Goddesses, Heroes & Monsters

by Donna Jo Napoli & Christina Balit

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...


Pompeii...Buried Alive!

by Edith Kunhardt Davis

Illus. in full color. "The drama of natural disasters provides prime material to entice young independent readers. In this volume, the account of the eruption of Mount Vesuvius describes village life 2,000 years...


Mythology of King Arthur and His Knights

by Evelyn Wolfson

Out of dark and violent centuries, legends of a great leader arose. King Arthur became one of the most famous figures in British literature. During the Dark Ages, Britain was without a king and the land was...


Mythology of the Inuit

by Evelyn Wolfson

During the long cold winter nights, Inuit families snuggled together in their winter houses and listened to tales about a time when unbelievable things could happen. These adventurers broke up the long hours...


Mythology of the Iliad and the Odyssey

by Karen Bornemann Spies

Follow Odysseus as he hides in the Trojan horse and retakes Troy, fights the Cyclops, or fights enslavement by the sorceress Circe. In MYTHOLOGY OF THE ILIAD AND THE ODYSSEY, author Karen Bornemann Spies details...


Mythology of the Egyptians

by Don Nardo

As many as six thousand years ago, when their civilization flourished in the Nile River valley, the ancient Egyptians told many of the myths in this book. In MYTHOLOGY OF THE EGYPTIANS, author Don Nardo discusses...


Mythology of the American Indians

by Evelyn Wolfson

Long before they were written down, American Indian myths were kept alive by a strong oral tradition. Have you ever wondered how the world was made? MYTHOLOGY OF THE AMERICAN INDIANS discusses this mystery,...


Mythology of the Romans

by Evelyn Wolfson

Explore the stories of some of the most prominent Roman figures, such as Romulus and Remus, Jupiter, Venus, Mars, and Apollo. Roman mythology is based heavily on the Greek myths, and the two cultures share many...


Fun and Festive Fall Crafts: Leaf Rubbings, Dancing Scarecrows, and Pinecone Turkeys

by Randel McGee

In autumn, crops are harvested, leaves change color, and school begins. In FUN AND FESTIVE FALL CRAFTS: LEAF RUBBINGS, DANCING SCARECROWS, AND PINECONE TURKEYS, follow easy step-by-step instructions to create...


Fun and Festive Summer Crafts: Tie-dyed Shirts, Bug Cages, and Sand Castles

by Randel McGee

In summer, the weather is hot, school is out, and people have picnics and barbecues. In FUN AND FESTIVE SUMMER CRAFTS: TIE-DYED SHIRTS, BUG CAGES, AND SAND CASTLES, follow easy step-by-step instructions to create...


Fun and Festive Spring Crafts: Flower Puppets, Bunny Masks, and Mother's Day Pop-up Cards

by Randel McGee

In spring, winter ice melts away, flowers bloom, and animals have babies. In FUN AND FESTIVE SPRING CRAFTS: FLOWER PUPPETS, BUNNY MASKS, AND MOTHER'S DAY POP-UP CARDS, follow easy step-by-step instructions to...


Fun and Festive Winter Crafts: Snow Globes, Groundhog Puppets, and Fairy Masks

by Randel McGee

In winter, snow and ice cover the ground, the days are short, and the nights are long. In FUN AND FESTIVE WINTER CRAFTS: SNOW GLOBES, GROUNDHOG PUPPETS, AND FAIRY MASKS, follow easy step-by-step instructions...


The Life of Duke Ellington: Giant of Jazz

by Wendie C. Old

Duke Ellington's brilliance as a jazz composer; bandleader; and pianist has never been equaled. The winner of eleven Grammy Awards, Duke Ellington, achieved success in New York's Cotton Club, wrote musical scores...


The Life of Carter G. Woodson: Father of African-American History

by Robert F. Durden

Carter G. Woodson, born just ten years after the Civil War ended, grew up in the lingering shadow of slavery. The son of former slaves, Woodson became the first scholar of African-American history, creating...


MICRONATIONS: Invent Your Own Country and Culture with 25 Projects

by Kathy Ceceri & Chad Thompson

For anyone who's ever dreamed of ruling over their own empire, here's your chance! Micronations are imaginary countries that have a lot of the same things as real ones: laws, customs, history, and their own...


Timeless stories

by Daniele Bello

I still remember like it was today, the first time I read the term “Titan” in a comic. At that time, it actually did not make any sense at all to me. I was around six and I based my readings on Walt Disney...


Finding Bigfoot

by Animal Planet

A howl in the distance. The biggest footprint you’ve ever seen. A blurry figure in the distance. These are the clues that lead us to believe there is something out there—Bigfoot.

Already a fan of the wildly...


Greek Mythology

by Ken Jennings & Mike Lowery

Unleash your inner genius and become a master of mythology with this interactive trivia book from Jeopardy! champ and New York Times bestselling author Ken Jennings.

With this Junior Genius Guide to Greek mythology,...


Angels Are Everywhere: What They Are, Where They Come From, and What They Do

by Karen Romano Young & Nathan Hale

Angels are everywhere. They have become a fascinating part of our culture and have been widely represented in TV shows, fine art, plays, and movies.

Packed with fun facts (including the history of "angelology"...