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The Iliad by Homer
One of the foremost achievements in Western literature, Homer's Iliad tells the story of the darkest episode of the Trojan War. At its... [More]
Ancient
before 500BC
Secondary
& Adult
Literature
The Odyssey by Homer
Odysseus shares tales of monsters he's fought, but more than that he wants to get home to his wife Penelope, after 20 years of war and journey. [More]
Ancient
before 500BC
Secondary
& Adult
Literature
The Republic by Plato
The acclaimed Bloom translation, with copious footnotes and references to assist the reader in deciphering one of the most published and interesting philosophical texts ever. [More]
Ancient
before 500BC
Secondary
& Adult
Philosophy &
Religion
The Runaway by Patricia St John
Philo, a first-century Phoenician boy, is worried about his family. Evil hangs over their house like a cloud. And it all seems to come... [More]
Ancient
before 500BC
ElemGeneral
The Golden Goblet by Eloise Jarvis McGraw
Ranofer struggles to thwart the plottings of his evil brother, Gebu, so he can become master goldsmith like their father in this exciting... [More]
Ancient
before 500BC
ElemHistorical
Fiction
The Cat of Bubastes by G. A. Henty
A young Egyptian accidentally kills a sacred cat and must flee from an angry mob. Set in 1250 B.C., the time of Moses, this thrilling... [More]
Ancient
before 500BC
MiddleHistorical
Fiction
Greek Myths by Ingri D'Aulaire
No education is complete without a large slice of Greek mythology. And there's no better way of meeting that literary quota than with the... [More]
Ancient
before 500BC
ElemGeneral
The Children's Homer by Padraic Colum
Travel back to a mythical time when Achilles, aided by the gods, waged war against the Trojans. And join Odysseus on his journey through... [More]
Ancient
before 500BC
MiddleLiterature
Midsummer Night's Dream by William Shakespeare
In this play, Shakespeare shows that love makes you do strange things. As Lysander says, "The course of true love never did run smooth." [More]
Ancient
before 500BC
Secondary
& Adult
Literature
Mara Daughter of the Nile by Eloise Jarvis McGraw
Mara, the spunky 17-year-old slave girl, far from perfect (in fact, rather devious), but brave and eventually quite heroic as she risks death rather than betray the people and ideals that she loves. [More]
Ancient
before 500BC
MiddleHistorical
Fiction
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