Zeus was the king of the gods. He ruled over the sky and controlled the weather. Zeus explores the well-known god's backstory and why the ancient Greeks worshipped him. Easy-to-read text, vivid images, and helpful back matter give readers a clear look at this subject. Features include a table of contents, infographics, a glossary, additional resources, and an index. Aligned to Common Core Standards and correlated to state standards. Kids Core is an imprint of Abdo Publishing, a division of ABDO.
|Interest Level||Grade 2 - Grade 5|
|Reading Level||Grade 3|
|BISACS||JNF052030, JNF025070, JNF052040|
|Subject||History, Myths & Legends|
|Number of Pages||32|
|Title Format||Reinforced Library Bound Hardcovers, Anywhere eBooks|
|Dimensions||8.25 x 10.25|
|Features||Detailed maps, Glossary of key words, Index, Infographics, Informative sidebars, Reviewed, and Table of contents|
Greek Mythology – School Library Journal, Series Made Simple
Among the usual gods and goddesses, readers will learn about centaurs, Pegasus, and Medusa in this fascinating series. It is hard to make a series about Greek mythology feel fresh, but the authors manage to do just that. With easy-to-read yet richly detailed text, young readers will encounter stories about their favorite deities that are not often recounted in other series. Classical illustrations and photos of statues and antiquities accompany the text. Topics cover the deities in art, how they were worshipped, and how views of them may have evolved over time. Online content and primary sources are available for close reading exercises and text-to-text questions. Each title wraps up with legendary facts, a glossary, further reading, an index, and online resources from the publisher. VERDICT Greek mythology is perpetually popular among children. This series builds on that interest with exciting stories and interesting new details. An excellent addition to libraries.