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Multcolib School Corps Picks Ancient Greece Fiction Grades 5 and 6

Zeus and the Thunderbolt of Doom
Zeus and the Thunderbolt of Doom By Holub, Joan (Book - 2012 ) j HOLUB 2012 Available in some locations

Annotation:The Olympians must face the fierce giant Typhon in order to find magic seeds that will help grow the earth after the terrible drought brought upon the land by Hyperion.

Hit the Road, Helen!
Hit the Road, Helen! By McMullan, Kate (Book - 2013 ) j MCMULLAN 2013 Available in some locations

Annotation:In this updated version of Greek mythology, Hades, King of the Underworld, reveals the truth about Helen of Troy and the Trojan War.

The New Olympians
The New Olympians By O'Hearn, Kate (Book - 2014 ) j OHEARN 2014 Available in some locations

Annotation:Pegasus and Emily investigate a series of incidents back on Earth, and discover that the CRU has been cloning Olympians.

The Battle Begins
The Battle Begins By Abbott, Tony (Book - 2011 ) j ABBOTT 2011 Available in some locations

Annotation:Owen Brown was your average fourth grader. until his best friend, Dana, disappeared. Owen's life has turned upside down. Owen sets out on a mysterious, mythological rescue mission with his friends Jon and Sydney. Note: To find other titles in this series, do a series search for Underworlds.

Iris, Messenger
Iris, Messenger By Deming, Sarah (Book - 2007 ) j DEMING Available in some locations

Annotation:After discovering that the immortals of Greek mythology reside in her hometown of Middleville, Pennsylvania, twelve-year-old Iris listens to their life stories, gaining wisdom, beauty, and startling revelations about her past.

Corydon & the Siege of Troy
Corydon & the Siege of Troy By Druitt, Tobias (Book - 2009 ) y DRUITT 2009

Annotation:Having gone their separate ways since the disastrous fall of Atlantis, Corydon reunites with the two gorgons and the Minotaur to help his friend Sikandar, Prince of Troy, fight against the heroes who have besieged the city.

The Black Stallion and the Lost City
The Black Stallion and the Lost City By Farley, Steven (Book - 2011 ) j FARLEY 2011 Available in some locations

Annotation:While in Greece making a film about Alexander the Great, Alec Ramsay and the Black Stallion get lost and find an immortal city ruled by the tyrannical, ancient Thracian god-king Diomedes, whose flesh-eating mare, not yet tamed by Hercules, takes an dangerous interest in the Black Stallion.

The Fire of Ares
The Fire of Ares By Ford, Michael (Book - 2008 ) y FORD Available in some locations

Annotation:When slaves rebel in ancient Sparta, twelve-year-old Lysander, guarded by an heirloom amulet, the Fire of Ares, is caught between the Spartan ruling class, with whom he has been training as a warrior since his noble heritage was revealed, and those among whom he was recently laboring as a slave. Note: To find other titles in this series, do a series search for Spartan Quest.

Nobody's Princess
Nobody's Princess By Friesner, Esther M. (Book - 2007 ) y FRIESNER Available in some locations

Annotation:Determined to fend for herself in a world where only men have real freedom, headstrong Helen, who will be called queen of Sparta and Helen of Troy one day, learns to fight, hunt, and ride horses while disguised as a boy, and goes on an adventure throughout the Mediterranean world.

Pandora Gets Jealous
Pandora Gets Jealous By Hennesy, Carolyn (Book - 2008 ) j HENNESY Available in some locations

Annotation:Thirteen-year-old Pandy is hauled before Zeus and given six months to gather all of the evils that were released when the box she brought to school as her annual project was accidentally opened. Note: To find other titles in this series, do a series search for Mythic Misadventures.

Have A Hot Time, Hades!
Have A Hot Time, Hades! By McMullan, Kate (Book - 2012 ) j MCMULLAN 2012 Available in some locations

Annotation:In this story with a modern twist, Hades tells his own version of how he became King of the Underworld and Zeus became King of the Gods. Note: To find other titles in this series, do a series search for Myth-o-mania.

The Lightning Thief
The Lightning Thief By Riordan, Rick (Book - 2005 ) j RIORDAN Available in some locations

Annotation:After learning that he is the son of a mortal woman and Poseidon, god of the sea, twelve-year-old Percy is sent to a summer camp for demigods like himself, and joins his new friends on a quest to prevent a war between the gods. Note: To find other titles in this series, do a series search for Percy Jackson and the Olympians.

The Lightning Thief
The Lightning Thief The Graphic Novel By Riordan, Rick (Book - 2010 ) jgn RIORDAN 2010 Available in some locations

Annotation:After learning that he is the son of a mortal woman and Poseidon, god of the sea, twelve-year-old Percy is sent to a summer camp for demigods like himself, and joins his new friends on a quest to prevent a war between the gods.

The Lightning Thief
The Lightning Thief By Riordan, Rick (Audiobook CD - 2005 ) CD Children RIORDAN All copies in use Availability details

Annotation:After learning that he is the son of a mortal woman and Poseidon, god of the sea, twelve-year-old Percy is sent to a summer camp for demigods like himself, and joins his new friends on a quest to prevent a war between the gods. Note: To find other titles in this series, do a series search for Percy Jackson and the Olympians.

The Lightning Thief
The Lightning Thief By Riordan, Rick (eBook - 2011 ) OverDrive downloadable ebook Check availability»

Annotation:After learning that he is the son of a mortal woman and Poseidon, god of the sea, twelve-year-old Percy is sent to a summer camp for demigods like himself, and joins his new friends on a quest to prevent a war between the gods. Note: To find other titles in this series, do a series search for Percy Jackson and the Olympians.

It's All Greek to Me
It's All Greek to Me By Scieszka, Jon (Book - 1999 ) j SCIESZKA Available in some locations

Annotation:As they are about to go on stage, Joe, Fred, and Sam are transported back to the time of Zeus and the other gods in Greek mythology, who, strangely enough, behave much as the characters in the trio's class play.

Dusssie
Dusssie By Springer, Nancy (Book - 2007 ) j SPRINGER Available in some locations

Annotation:At age thirteen Dusie makes the horrifying discovery that she, like her New York artist mother, is a Gorgon--a Greek mythological monster sprouting snakes from her head and capable of turning humans into stone with one angry look.

The Shadow Thieves
The Shadow Thieves By Ursu, Anne (Book - 2006 ) j URSU Available in some locations

Annotation:After her cousin Zee arrives from England, thirteen-year-old Charlotte and he must set out to save humankind from denizens of the underworld, Nightmares, Death, Pain, and a really nasty guy named Phil. Note: To find other titles in this series, do a series search for Cronus Chronicles.

Atalanta and the Arcadian Beast
Atalanta and the Arcadian Beast By Yolen, Jane (Book - 2003 ) j YOLEN Available in some locations

Annotation:Twelve-year-old Atalanta discovers a home and friendship with a bear, misunderstanding from town-dwellers, and grudging respect from the great hunter Orion, as together they pursue the mysterious creature that killed her father.

Jason and the Gorgon's Blood
Jason and the Gorgon's Blood By Yolen, Jane (Book - 2004 ) j YOLEN Available in some locations

Annotation:Jason, who will grow up to become the head of the Argonauts, leads five other boys on a dangerous quest to save the kingdom of Iolcus, learning along the way what it means to be in command.

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Fiction titles on Ancient Greece for grade 5 and grade 6


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