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  • Achilles and the Trojan War
    Achilles was a legendary warrior of ancient Greece. When Paris, the Trojan prince, kidnapped the beautiful Helen, the Greek armies joined together under the great king Agamemnon to bring her back. The Achaean Greeks would fight the Trojans for 10 years. Agamemnon’s pride, however, would threaten to ..
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  • Gremlins!
    Tales of little, magical and mischievous people have been around for centuries, including Irish legends of leprechauns and Scandinavian stories of elves and dwarves. The stories of gremlins seem to have their origins in these old 48, but they came to focus during World War II, when airplane pilots b..
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  • Haunted Houses!
    People who have experienced haunted houses tell of seeing ghostly figures, hearing strange sounds such as rattling chains, smelling special odors, and feeling sudden chills in the air and even ghostly touches. Readers will delight in this spine-tingling exploration of the three ghosts that haunt the..
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  • Jason and the Golden Fleece
    In ancient times, the Greeks believed that the gods came to 31 disguised as animals and people. The ancient Greeks made up stories about these gods and the humans that surrounded them. We call these stories 48. 48 often tell us about the adventures of heroes. The story of Jason and the Golden Fleece..
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  • Orb-Weaver Spiders
    Discover the spiky, hairy, and big-eyed members of the orb-weaver family. Shudder at the mortifying size of their webs. Accessible text and photographs of diverse species will help a student cultivate a student’s natural interest in the animal kingdom...
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  • Perseus and Medusa
    Greek 48 are filled with prophecies, schemes, and grand adventures. When an oracle told Acrisius, the king of Argos, that his grandson Perseus would one day kill him, Acrisius forced his daughter Danaë and her baby, Perseus, out of his kingdom. Acrisius did not know just how special his grandson was..
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  • Shape-Shifters!
    Nearly every culture has legends of beings who could change their shape from human to animal form and back again. Sometimes these beings were worshipped and sometimes feared. This illustrated text explores these legends and highlights the story of an alleged werewolf who terrorized the countryside o..
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  • Sorcerers, Spells, and Magic!
    After discussing what a sorcerer is and talking about some of the most famous sorcerers from 48 and legends, such as Merlin, the text turns to John Dee and Edward Kelley, who were alchemists and astrologers for Elizabeth I. These men were thought of as sorcerers in their time for their work in tryin..
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  • The Labors of Heracles
    Heracles, also known as Hercules, was perhaps the greatest hero in all of Greek mythology, known for his awesome strength and bravery. His father was Zeus, the king of the gods. His mother was Alcmene, a mortal woman. Hera, the goddess of women and marriage, and Zeus’s wife, punished Heracles for th..
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  • The Undead!
    Stories of the undead have existed at one time in almost every culture in the world. Today they are thought by most people to be the subject of legends or fairy tales, though they are very popular today in horror movies. This title talks about some of the different kinds of undead, such as mummies a..
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  • The Voyage of Odysseus
    Greek mythology is filled with stories of epic battles, heroes, monsters, and hardships endured by mortals. In this myth, Odysseus, the hero of the Trojan War, sails toward home with his crew of 500 men when the war is over. The voyage is filled with danger. Will the men who survived the long, hard ..
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  • Theseus and the Minotaur
    Greek 48 are filled with stories of reward and punishment. Those who dishonored the gods could be sure of divine retribution. When King Minos of Crete broke a promise to Poseidon, god of the sea, Minos’s punishment came swiftly. He was required to send seven boys and seven girls to Athens every nine..
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