Level 8 Unit 4
Language Arts: Mythology


Atalanta: The Fastest Runner in the World
by Priscilla Galloway
A retelling of the Greek myth of a woman who could run faster than anyone else.
  The Iliad
retold by Ian Strachan
Solid introduction to Homer's epic.


Greek Myths
by Olivia Coolidge
The author includes the major gods and human heroes in this collection.
  Native American Animal Stories
by Joseph Bruchac
Describes the background of the myths of Native American cultures.


Greek Myths
by Ellen Switzer and Costas
Gods, heroes, and monsters are examined in this anthology.
  The Trojan War and the Adventures of Odysseus
by Padraic Colum
The classic tale of Odysseus's epic voyage.


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