Goddess of Love and Beauty
Introduces the Greek goddess Aphrodite and explains her importance; features well-known Greek myths about this goddess; and includes a map of ancient Greece and a family tree of the principal Greek gods. Additional features to aid comprehension include a table of contents, informative sidebars, a list of Greek characters introduced in the text, a list of equivalent Roman gods and goddesses, sources for further research including websites, an index, and an introduction to the author and illustrator.
|Grade 3 - Grade 6
|The Child's World, Inc.
|Number of Pages
|Full-color illustrations, Full-color photographs
|8 x 9.5
|Guided Reading Level
|ATOS Reading Level
|ATOS Interest Level
|Accelerated Reader® Quiz
|Accelerated Reader® Points
|Author/Illustrator biography, Detailed maps, Educational front/back matter, Index, Informative sidebars, Reviewed, Sources for further research, Starred, Suggested websites, and Table of contents
- Characters and Places
- The Goddess of Love and Beauty
- Principal Gods of Greek Mythology: A Family Tree
- The Roman Gods
- Further Information
Author: Teri Temple
Teri Temple is a former elementary school teacher who now travels the country as an event coordinator. She developed a love for mythology as a fifth-grade student following a unit in class on Greek and Roman history. Teri likes to spend her free time hanging out with her family, biking, hiking, and reading. She lives in Minnesota with her husband and their golden retriever, Buddy.
Illustrator: Robert Squier
Robert Squier has illustrated dozens of books for children. He enjoys drawing almost anything, but he really loves drawing dinosaurs and mythological beasts. Robert Squier lives in New Hampshire with his wife, son, and a puggle named Q.
A noteworthy review of Greek Gods and Goddesses from School Library Journal on November 1, 2019
This series covers the gods’ exciting adventures and exploits with storyteller prose and a smooth flow. Tight sentences capture mythic personalities, aptly presenting them as larger than life, foibles intact. Covers are child-appealing; colorful, cartoon-like illustrations drive… View →