Words From the Myths
. Boston: Houghton and Mifflin, 1961.
Exploring the Greek Myths to discover roots of hundreds of words in daily usage.
The Golden Fleece and Heroes Who Lived Before
. New York: MacMillan Co., 1921.
Literate telling of the story of Jason.
D’Aulair, Ingri and Edgar.
Book of Great Myths
. Garden City: Doubleday and Co., 1962.
Beautifully written and illustrated.
A Fair Wind for Troy
The Golden God: Apollo
of the Sky: Zeus
Mightiest of Mortals: Heracles
of Heavens: Aphrodite and Demeter
The Warrior Goddess: Athena
. New York: Viking Press, 1976.
A good series. Moderate reading level and good illustrations.
Gods, Men and Monsters from the Greek Myths
. New York: Schocken Books, 1982.
Good general source. Excellent chapter on Heracles. Wonderful illustrations. Middle school reading level.
. Boston: Little Brown, 1942.
Heracles and other Greek myths.
Johnston, Norma. Pride of Lions. New York: Atheneum, 1979. Story of the House of Atreus. Middle or high school level.
Four Ages of Man
. Toronto: MacMillian Co. of Canada Ltd., 1962.
Myths of the Gods and heroes. Helpful and further sources. Good maps and charts.
Quennell, Marjorie and C.H.B.
Everyday Things in Ancient Greece
. London: B.T. Batsford Ltd., 1962.
Life in ancient Greece on elementary school reading level.
The Lion in the Gateway
. New York: Harper and Row, 1964.
Novel on middle school level about the Persian Wars.
Robinson, Charles A.
The First Book of Ancient Greece
. J. Franklin Watts, Inc., 1960.
Heracles The Strong
. New York: Henry Z. Wack Inc., 1970.
Snedeker, Caroline Dale.
Theras and His Town
. Garden City: Doubleday and Co., 1961.
Novel about Athenian boy forced to live in Sparta.
Growing Up in Ancient Greece
. London: B.T. Batsford, Ltd., 1962.
History on elementary and middle school levels.
. New York: Coward—McCann, 1963.
History with good illustrations and photographs on elementary and middle levels.
The Shining Stars
. London: Cambridge Univ. Press, 1978.
Greek legends of the Zodiac. Pictures of constellations and where to find them in the sky. Elementary school level.