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Aesop's Fables
Santore, Charles
"Aesop's wise and witty fables are among the most popular stories ever written‚??and Charles Santore's richly illustrated version is one of the most gorgeous editions ever published. Unavailable for a number of years, this dazzling interpretation features lavish art that provides a fresh perspective on Aesop's beloved characters. Santore has arranged these timeless tales by animal, making it easy to follow each creature from one situation to the next and gain a better understanding of how its actions parody human behavior." 56 pages HBNEW$14.95$12.40 
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Alexander the Great
Hunter, Nick
Alexander the Great's story is told as if reminiscing through a scrapbook of his life; What his childhood was like, his most glorious victories, and crippling defeats. Replacement for Alexander the Great by Jane Bingham, Alexander the Great by Andrew Langley, and Alexander the Great by Demi. 48 pages PBNEW$8.99$7.35 
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Alexander: The Boy Soldier Who Conquered the World
Adams, Simon
Learn about the life, education, and experiences of Alexander in this well-thought-out book by National Geographic. 64 pages HB w/ dust jacketNEW$17.95$14.80 
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Ancient Greece
Newman, Sandra
A book on Ancient Greece which includes maps, a timeline, photos, and facts that will amaze you! Used for 5+ weeks in Unit 2 and Unit 3 in Year 1 and in Primer. Replacement for "Ancient Greeks" by Stephanie Turnbull and "Ancient Greece" by Anne Pearson. 48 pages PBNEW$6.95$6.20 
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Ancient Greek Art
Hodge, Susie

Mosaics, sculpture, and architecture are just three of the art forms covered in this book. Encourage further appreciation of this culture with the great illustrations provided. Feel free to substitute with a library book of your choice. 32 pages PB

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Ancient Greek War and Weapons
Middleton, Haydn
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Visual and textual portrayal of war and weaponry in the Ancient Greek world. Learn how this aspect of their society played an important role in the furtherance of the culture. 48 pages PB

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Ancient Greek World, The
Roberts, Jennifer T. and Tracy Barrett

The eloquent writings, artifacts, and monuments of The Ancient Greek World renders the lives of ancient people in vivid and poignant detail. Used for 5 weeks in Year 1, Units 2 and 3. Replacement title for The Ancient Greeks by Allison Lassieur. HB 192 pages

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Archimedes and the Door of Science
Bendick, Jeanne

Scientific and mathematical principles presented in a flowing, easy-to-read manner. Additionally, students can apply this information to their hands-on projects and have a week of science and history together! Another great one from Bethlehem Books! 160 pages PB

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Black Ships Before Troy
Sutcliff, Rosemary

In this retelling of The Iliad. Sutcliff provides an engaging style that will introduce major characters and plot from one of the most dramatic stories in ancient literature. 160 pages PB

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D'Aulaires' Book of Greek Myths
D'Aulaire, Ingri and Edgar Parin

In the winning D'Aulaire style, this oversized book will help your students understand more about what the ancient Greeks believed. Just enough detail for exposure to classic mythology. 192 pages PB

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Hour of the Olympics
Osborne, Mary Pope
Students are introduced to the ancient Olympics through fictional characters that travel back in time with a magical librarian, Morgan le Fay. Although this is fiction, youngsters will learn facts about the Olympics, as well as review or be introduced to other historical facts about ancient Greece. It will be fairly easy to substitute a similar title, although this one has been previewed for content. 96 pages PBNEW$4.99$4.50 
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Internet-Linked Greeks
Peach, Susan and Anne Millard

Read about everyday life in Ancient Greece. Wonderful pictures in Usborne style with related text. Be aware of the two half-nude pictures on pages 5 and 8. Good glossary, map, and time line at the back of the book. Although your student could probably substitute with a library book, this one has been previewed for appropriate content, and questions in the Student Activity Pages can be more easily answered. 96 pages PB

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King Midas and the Golden Touch
Craft, Charlotte

This is the only myth we have suggested for your youngest students. The illustrations are phenomenal, and add to the lesson to be learned about greed. We highly recommend this version! 32 pages PB

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Librarian Who Measured the Earth, The
Lasky, Kathryn

The story of Eratosthenes, a Greek librarian, is presented in an engaging and appealing manner for youngsters. The use of imagery enables students to visualize mathematical concepts that they may be learning now. Excellent addition to every homeschool library! 48 pages HB

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Life in a Greek Trading Port
Shuter, Jane

Learn about buildings, boats, clothes, and food of the Ancient Greeks. Good balance of text and information. Coriander Fish recipe toward the end of the book. It will be fairly easy to substitute a title that is about a similar subject. Read one week in unit 3. 32 pages PB

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Life in Ancient Athens
Shuter, Jane
Learn how the people in this ancient city lived, worked, and played. Temples, theaters, shopping, transportation, and more are introduced through vivid text and pictures. Honey fritters recipe is also included. 32 pages PBNEW$7.99$6.60 
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McElderry Book of Greek Myths, The
Kimmel, Eric A.
Includes twelve of the most beloved legends of Greek mythology. Easy to read with vibrant art, creating a masterpiece of mythology perfect for young readers. Replacement title for Jason and the Golden Fleece by James Riordan. Used for 2 weeks in Year 1 Unit 2. HB/DJ 96 pagesNEW$21.99$19.70 
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Mythology (OPTIONAL)
Hamilton, Edith
THIS BOOK is listed as "optional" reading in the Third Printing of Year 1!

Considered a mainstay for the study of Greek mythology, this book also touches on Roman and Norse myths.  Read for historical and literature background information.  A wonderful reference choice! Used in Units 2, 3, and 4 of Tapestry of Grace.  512 pages  PB

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Pegasus
Mayer, Marianna

Resplendent illustrations in this Greek myth aid in teaching about bravery, steadfastness, and trust. This could be read in one week, but we've allotted two because of longer assignments in History. 40 pages HB

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Plato: Republic
Plato, translated by G.M.A. Grube
It has been said that all of philosophy is only a footnote to Plato. In his Republic, Plato lays the foundations of classical Western thought about government, justice, education, and philosophy. Tapestry students will find this work readable and profoundly relevant to the course of their future studies. 320 pages PBNEW$11.95$11.95 
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Spend the Day in Ancient Greece
Honan, Linda

Follow a typical Greek family through their day by making projects and completing activities. Great for students who still like to be creative and crafty. Let your dialectic students plan their projects and make their own supply lists! Be aware that there are other project suggestions in your year-plan. 128 pages PB

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These Were The Greeks
Amos, H. D. and A. G. P. Lang
This is a great introduction to Greece and her culture. Well-written with lots of good historical facts. As with most books about Ancient Greece, heads-up on lots of nude artwork. Don't miss the Greek alphabet and chapter questions at the end of the book! Our questions in the Student Activity Pages are directly tied to this title, so it won't be as easy to substitute another title. 224 pages PBNEW$27.95$27.95 
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Tools of the Ancient Greeks
Bordessa, Kris
Enjoy 15 hands-on activities, along with interesting information about scientific discoveries, athletic innovations, and engineering marvels. 156 pages PBNEW$16.95$15.40 
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Trojan Horse: How the Greeks Won the War, The
Little, Emily

Six chapters describe the ancient account of how the Greeks tricked the Trojans and rescued Helen of Troy. Young students will enjoy this dramatic tale. Read for literature for two weeks in unit two. It will be fairly easy to find a similar title at the library, but the literature worksheets are directly tied to this one. 48 pages PB

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Wanderings of Odysseus, The
Sutcliff, Rosemary

This is Sutcliff's version of The Odyssey. Appropriate for many learning levels, this rendition of Homer's work will delight readers. Encounters with the Cyclops and Penelope are just two parts of this engaging narrative. 144 pages PB

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Warfare in the Classical World
Warry, John
Sure to be a favorite with young men, this fascinating book is used in many weeks throughout the latter half of this Year-Plan for in-depth reading. The illustrations are outstanding for all ages, and those interested in details of military life, weapons, and campaigns will spend hours pouring over this resource. Some questions are tied to this resource, but could likely be found in a library book with equal or greater detail. 224 pages PBNEW$32.95$29.60 
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You Wouldn't Want to Be in Alexander the Great's Army
Morley, Jacqueline
A rather light-hearted, but realistic look at how life would be in Alexander's army. Told from the perspective of a gladiator in training, most students will enjoy this title. Remember that nearly any book about the gladiators will have some degree of violent illustrations or text. Although cartoon-style and not graphic, this one does too. We feel confident in giving it to our children and grandchildren, and we think you will as well! Read one week in unit 3. 32 pages PBNEW$9.95$8.85 
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