The Goddess and her GloryOlympians (Volume 3)
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On Sale: 07/19/2011
ISBN: 978159643433280 Pages, Ages 9-14
The story of Hera, Queen of the Gods, and the heroes who won her favor.
Volume 3 of Olympians, Hera: The Goddess and Her Glory, introduces readers to the Queen of the Gods and Goddesses in the Pantheon. This volume tells the tales of the many heroes who sought and won Hera's patronage, most notably Hercules.
In Olympians, O'Connor draws from primary documents to reconstruct and retell classic Greek myths. But these stories aren't sedate, scholarly works. They're action-packed, fast-paced, high-drama adventures with monsters, romance, and not a few huge explosions.
O'Connor's vibrant, kinetic art brings ancient tales to undeniable life, in a perfect fusion of super-hero aesthetics and ancient Greek mythology. This title has Common Core connections.
YALSA Great Graphic Novels for Teens, Bank Street Best Children's Book of the Year, NYPL Book for Reading and Sharing, YALSA Great Graphic Novel for Teens
Praise for Olympians: Hera
“Definitely worth a visit for any young demigod.” —Rick Riordan
“Readers . . . will be delighted with this debut title in the Olympians series of graphic novels.” —BCCB, starred review-