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A retelling of the Greek myth in which Persephone returns from the underworld each year to bring spring to the earth.

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9780690614480 | Ty Crowell Co, June 1, 1971, cover price $5.50 | About this edition: A retelling of the Greek myth in which Persephone returns from the underworld each year to bring spring to the earth.

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Watercolor illustrations complement a modern translation of the narrative poem which offers a mythical explanation for the earth's seasons
By Homer and Penelope Proddow (trans)

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9780385059664 | Doubleday, November 1, 1972, cover price $5.95 | About this edition: Demeter grieves when her daughter Persephone is carried off by Hades to his underworld kingdom and punishes the world until an agreement is made to share the girl.

When Persephone is kidnapped by King Pluto, her mother, the earth goddess Demeter, refuses to bless the fields until she is returned
By Arvis L. Stewart (illustrator)

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9780316367868 | Little Brown & Co, April 1, 1973, cover price $5.95 | About this edition: Retells the Greek legend that explains why Persephone brings springtime to the earth each year.

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A retelling of the Greek myth in which Persephone returns from the underworld each year to bring spring to the earth.

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9780688200848 | William Morrow & Co, October 1, 1973, cover price $7.75 | About this edition: A retelling of the Greek myth in which Persephone returns from the underworld each year to bring spring to the earth.

Retells the Greek myths in which Aphrodite, goddess of love and beauty, and Demeter, goddess of grain and agriculture, play major roles.

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9780140316469 | Viking Childrens Books, August 1, 1983, cover price $4.99 | About this edition: Retells the ancient Greek tales about the powers and deeds of Aphrodite and Demeter

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9780670736805 | Viking Pr, May 1, 1974, cover price $9.95 | About this edition: A retelling of the myths in which Aphrodite and Demeter play major roles.

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Retells the exploits of the Greek demi-god Heracles, including the tales of his twelve labors.
By Richard Cuffari (illustrator) and Doris Gates

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9780670475568, titled "Mightiest of Mortals, Heracles" | Viking Pr, November 1, 1975, cover price $9.95 | About this edition: Retells the birth, growth, and twelve impossible labors of the Greek demigod, whose divine heritage guaranteed him a place on Mount Olympus if he could earn it

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9780140315318 | Viking Childrens Books, February 1, 1984, cover price $4.99 | About this edition: Retells the birth, growth, and twelve impossible labors of the Greek demigod, whose divine heritage guaranteed him a place on Mount Olympus if he could earn it

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Venus sends her son, Cupid, to place an evil spell on the princess named Psyche whose beauty startles all who behold her

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9780395288405 | Houghton Mifflin, December 1, 1976, cover price $14.95 | About this edition: The god of love, Cupid, falls in love with the beautiful mortal, Psyche.

Staging and costume suggestions supplement this Russian version of the Persephone myth in which the daughter of Frost and Wind is given permission to live on earth but is led by love to ignore her parents' warnings

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9780138153403 | Prentice Hall, November 1, 1979, cover price $6.95 | About this edition: A Russian retelling of the Greek myth of Persephone.

Retells in simple language five episodes in the voyage of the Greek hero Odysseus from Troy to his home in Ithaca.

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9780817216542 | Heinemann/Raintree, April 1, 1980, cover price $24.26 | About this edition: An illustrated retelling of Homer's classic poem concerning the wanderings of the hero Odysseus and his miraculous return to Ithaca and his faithful wife features contemporary colloquial language

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Young Theseus brings peace to the city of Athens and, with the help of Ariadne, destroys the Minotaur.
By Corinne J. Naden (editor)

Paperback:

9780893753672 | Troll Communications Llc, June 1, 1980, cover price $3.95 | About this edition: Having saved Athens from the bandits and murderers who have caused the people to live in fear, Theseus, the son of King Aegeus, sets out to destory the dreaded Minotaur, a monster that is half bull and half human

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9780893753634 | Troll Communications Llc, June 1, 1980, cover price $13.95 | About this edition: Having saved Athens from the bandits and murderers who have caused the people to live in fear, Theseus, the son of King Aegeus, sets out to destory the dreaded Minotaur, a monster that is half bull and half human

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Recounts the adventures of Ulysses from his encounter with the wild boar through the Trojan War and the odyssey home to Ithaca

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9780208022226, titled "The Adventures of Ulysses" | Linnet Books, November 1, 1988, cover price $18.50 | About this edition: Recounts the adventures of Ulysses from his encounter with the wild boar through the Trojan War and the odyssey home to Ithaca

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9780394905402 | Random House Childrens Books, July 1, 1980, cover price $2.95

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Product Description: Religion played a part in almost every aspect of civic life, so shrines, temples, altars, and dedications are conspicuous at almost every turn during a visit to the Athenian Agora. The author of this booklet shows where and how the major Olympian gods were worshipped, and then turns his attention to lesser known deities, such as Hekate, the triple-bodied goddess of the crossroads...read more

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9780876616239 | Amer School of Classical, December 1, 1980, cover price $4.95 | About this edition: Religion played a part in almost every aspect of civic life, so shrines, temples, altars, and dedications are conspicuous at almost every turn during a visit to the Athenian Agora.

When the time comes for him to join his father, King Aegeus, in Athens, Theseus decides to walk in order to test his courage.

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9780876141410 | Carolrhoda Books, June 1, 1981, cover price $3.98 | About this edition: When the time comes for him to join his father, King Aegeus, in Athens, Theseus decides to walk in order to test his courage.

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The tale of Oedipus, King of Thebes, who unwittingly kills his father, marries his mother, and brings disaster to himself, his family, and his city, illuminates important issues that have confronted us for centuries

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9780689308826 | Atheneum, March 1, 1982, cover price $10.95 | About this edition: Retells the myths of Oedipus who unknowingly killed his father and married his mother and of Antigone who was condemned to death for burying her brother after he had attacked his own city.

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Product Description: A retelling of the Greek myths centered around Zeus.

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9780140315325 | Reprint edition (Viking Childrens Books, September 1, 1982), cover price $4.99 | About this edition: A retelling of the Greek myths centered around Zeus, including the tales of Europa, King Minos, and others.

Reinforced:

9780606028981 | Demco Media, September 1, 1982, cover price $11.10 | About this edition: A retelling of the Greek myths centered around Zeus, including the tales of Europa, King Minos, and others.

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9780808501374 | Turtleback Books, October 1, 1999, cover price $12.40 | About this edition: A retelling of the Greek myths centered around Zeus.

The young reader is introduced to the exploits of Athena, daughter of Zeus, known for her wisdom and courage

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9780140315301 | Reprint edition (Viking Childrens Books, September 1, 1982), cover price $4.99 | About this edition: Retells the Greek myths in which Athena plays a major role, including those of Perseus, the Golden Fleece, and Arachne.

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Retells the famous twelve labors of the great Greek hero, Hercules, undertaken to expiate a terrible crime

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9780893758660 | Troll Communications Llc, May 1, 1983, cover price $3.95 | About this edition: Hercules, son of the god Zeus and a mortal woman, renowned for his great strength, performs twelve dangerous tasks to atone for an attack on his wife and children.

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9780893758653 | Troll Communications Llc, May 1, 1983, cover price $13.95 | About this edition: Hercules, son of the god Zeus and a mortal woman, renowned for his great strength, performs twelve dangerous tasks to atone for an attack on his wife and children.

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Hades, the god of the dead, falls in love with Persephone, the maiden of spring, and steals her from her mother Demeter to be his bride and queen of the underworld.

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9780893758646 | Troll Communications Llc, May 1, 1983, cover price $3.95 | About this edition: A retelling of the ancient Greek story of the vegetation goddess, her kidnapped daughter, and the origin of the seasons

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9780893758639 | Troll Communications Llc, May 1, 1983, cover price $18.60 | About this edition: A retelling of the ancient Greek story of the vegetation goddess, her kidnapped daughter, and the origin of the seasons

Relates how the Titan Prometheus created people, gave them fire he stole from the gods, and was horribly punished by Zeus.
By Robert Baxter (illustrator) and I. M. Richardson

Paperback:

9780893758608 | Troll Communications Llc, May 1, 1983, cover price $2.95 | About this edition: A retelling of the Greek legend of the Greek hero-god who stole fire from the gods and was chained to a mountain for punishment

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9780893758592 | Troll Communications Llc, May 1, 1983, cover price $11.79 | About this edition: A retelling of the Greek legend of the Greek hero-god who stole fire from the gods and was chained to a mountain for punishment

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Retells the myths surrounding the figure of Apollo, the Greek god of medicine and music, protector of flocks and voyagers, the most feared and best loved of all the gods on Mount Olympus.

Paperback:

9780140316476 | Viking Childrens Books, August 1, 1983, cover price $4.99 | About this edition: A selection of tales explores the legendary deeds of the sun god, Apollo

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9780606028998 | Demco Media, August 1, 1983, cover price $11.10 | About this edition: A selection of tales explores the legendary deeds of the sun god, Apollo

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While Odysseus is being held by Calypso on an island, Telemachos searches for father and Penelope is besieged with suitors.
By Hal Frenck (illustrator), Homer and I. M. Richardson

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9780816700066 | Troll Communications Llc, August 1, 1984, cover price $2.95 | About this edition: While his son searches for him, Odysseus is held captive by Calypso on an island in the sea

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9780816700059 | Troll Communications Llc, January 1, 1984, cover price $11.79 | About this edition: While his son searches for him, Odysseus is held captive by Calypso on an island in the sea

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Odysseus relates to his listeners his fleet's experiences on the Island of the Winds and with the man-eating Giants.
By Hal Frenck (illustrator), Homer and I. M. Richardson

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9780816700103 | Troll Communications Llc, August 1, 1984, cover price $2.95 | About this edition: Odysseus has many adventures as he struggles to return to his home, after the long Trojan War

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9780816700097 | Troll Communications Llc, January 1, 1984, cover price $11.79 | About this edition: Odysseus has many adventures as he struggles to return to his home, after the long Trojan War

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After an unsuccessful ten-year siege of Troy, Odysseus, one of the leaders of the Greeks devises a crafty plan to invade the city using a wooden horse
By Hal Frenck (illustrator), Homer and I. M. Richardson

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9780816700578 | Troll Communications Llc, February 1, 1984, cover price $12.50 | About this edition: A retelling of how the Greeks overcame the Trojans with the aid of a wooden horse.

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Odysseus returns at last to Ithaca where he rids his house of the evil suitors, is reunited with Penelope, and visits his aging, grieving father.
By Hal Frenck (illustrator), Homer and I. M. Richardson

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9780816700165 | Troll Communications Llc, August 1, 1984, cover price $3.95 | About this edition: Odysseus disguises himself as a beggar and uses his wits to rid his home of the wicked suitors

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9780816700158 | Troll Communications Llc, June 1, 1984, cover price $11.79 | About this edition: Odysseus disguises himself as a beggar and uses his wits to rid his home of the wicked suitors

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Odysseus barely escapes with his life after he encounters terrible monsters, the singing Sirens, and the sun god Helios
By Hal Frenck (illustrator), Homer and I. M. Richardson

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9780816700141 | Troll Communications Llc, August 1, 1984, cover price $3.95 | About this edition: His listeners hear of Odysseus's near-tragic encounters with the Sirens, with Charybdis the whirlpool, with the six-headed monster Scylla, and with the sun god Helios.

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9780816700134 | Troll Communications Llc, June 1, 1984, cover price $11.79 | About this edition: His listeners hear of Odysseus's near-tragic encounters with the Sirens, with Charybdis the whirlpool, with the six-headed monster Scylla, and with the sun god Helios.

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