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The golden fleece and the heroes who lived before Achilles

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Publisher:
Blackstone Publishing
Pub. Date:
2006
Language:
English
Accelerated Reader:
IL: UG - BL: 7.3 - AR Pts: 13
Lexile measure:
1070L
Fountas & Pinnell:
X
Description
Travel to ancient Greece, where gods and goddesses walk the earth and a youth named Jason must capture the famous Golden Fleece. Mythology buffs will love the classic stories of Greek heroes, from Hercules to Orpheus to Theseus. With an introduction by Rick Riordan, author of the Percy Jackson and the Olympians series, fantasy fans will thoroughly enjoy this Newbery award winning classic.
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ISBN:
9780375867095
9781481579339
9780020422600
Accelerated Reader:
UG
Level 7.3, 13 Points
Lexile measure:
1070L
Fountas & Pinnell:
X
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Jason was born the son of a king, his destiny to rule Iolcus. But his uncle, King Pelias, who has taken over the throne, is not willing to give it up, so he cunningly persuades Jason to accept a dare to bring back the famous Golden Fleece of Colchis. Jason accepts the challenge, unaware that he is being conned into a dangerous and perhaps fatal journey far from the land he loves.

Jason sets out, along with Heracles and Theseus, Perseus and Atalanta, and the sorceress Medea, on a wondrous journey in the ship Argo to strange lands populated by even stranger inhabitants. As they travel, Orpheus, the storyteller, sings songs about the gods and goddesses and the creation of heaven and earth.

This book is the story of Jason, the Argonauts, and their quest for the Golden Fleece.

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subject_facetArgonauts (Greek mythology)
Argonauts (Greek mythology) -- Juvenile literature
Mythology, Classical
title_displayThe golden fleece and the heroes who lived before Achilles
title_fullThe Golden Fleece and the Heroes Who Lived Before Achilles
The golden fleece and the heroes who lived before Achilles, by Padraic Colum; illustrations by Willy Pogany
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Young Adult Fiction