Heroes and Heroines in Mythology
Mythology is a group of stories, called myths about gods, goddesses, and heroes. On this site you'll find good books to read and fun websites to check out that can introduce you to the heroes and heroines in myths.
Greek mythology coloring pages, worksheets, stories, and craft projects.
National Geographic Kids: Quiz Your Noodle, Mythology and Percy Jackson
Take fun quizzes and prove how much you know about Percy Jackson and mythology.
Project for Students by Students focuses on the main figures and how they relate to one another in Greek mythology. The web site includes an interactive section with games, tests and an interview with a storyteller who uses many of the Greek myths to tell her stories.
Pictures and descriptions of Poseidon - Aphrodite - Apollo - Ares - Artemis - Athena - Demeter - Dionysus - Hephaestus - Hera - Hermes.
Learn about Roman Gods, make a mosaic and play Roman board games.
Discover fifteen regions from around the world by exploring their myths. Explore myth writing with Jane Yolen and the Myth Brainstorming Machine.
Learn about ancient Greece. Learn stories of gods, heroes, and monsters, play games and make arts and crafts projects.
Articles & Databases
Encyclopedia Britannica Online for Kids
If you need a dictionary, an encyclopedia, an atlas, timelines or just information, this database contains everything you'll ever need for homework help. For example, type in mythology and you will find information about myths from all around the world.
by Joan Holub and Suzanne Williams
J FIC HOLUB
Athena learns that she is a goddess when she is summoned to Mount Olympus by her father, Zeus, and she must quickly adjust to her new status, make friends with the other godboys and goddessgirls, and catch up with all the studies she missed while attending mortal school
Battles and quests
Anthony Horowitz ; illustrated by Thomas Yeates
J 398.2 H
Myths and legends featuring big and bloody battles include such stories as "The Minotaur," "The Great Bell of Peking," and "Romulus and Remus," as well as Celtic and American Indian tales
written by Neil Philip
J 201.3 P
Surveys the treatment of gods, goddesses, the heavens, creation, death, and evil as expressed in various mythologies around the world
Oh my gods! : a look-it-up guide to the gods of mythology
Megan E. Bryant
J 398.2093 B
Presents a guide to Greek mythology, providing profiles of gods and goddesses along with information on monsters, heroes, and the underworld
Pandora gets heart
J FIC HENNESY
Pandy, Alcie, Iole, and Homer face many dangers as they make their way to the sacred Mount Ida in Phrygia to capture another deadly evil--lust
Tales from the Odyssey. Part 1
by Mary Pope Osborne
J 883 O
Odysseus is far from home, tossed by stormy seas and cursed by an angry one-eyed giant
The lost hero
J FIC RIORDAN
Jason, Piper, and Leo, three students from a school for "bad kids," find themselves at Camp Half-Blood, where they learn that they are demigods and begin a quest to free Hera, who has been imprisoned by Mother Earth herself
Zeus : king of the gods. Vol. 1
J FIC O'CONNOR
Retells in graphic novel format stories from Greek mythology about the exploits of the young Zeus and how he rallied an army and overthrew his father, Kronos, to become king of the gods