Season 10 - Episodes 9 & 10 - A Greek Adventure

A Greek Adventure

Lauren and the Reading Bug are on an Olympic-sized adventure to visit Mount Olympus in Ancient Greece! Join them as they learn all about Greece and the Greek gods that live there! 

Books Mentioned in this Podcast

Fiction: 
How to Train with a T. Rex and Win 8 Gold Medals By Michael Phelps, Ward Jenkins (Illustrator), Alan Abrahamson Cover Image
$19.99
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ISBN: 9781416986690
Published: Simon & Schuster Books for Young Readers - June 2nd, 2009

What does it take to win eight gold medals? Napping away three summer vacations? Eating enough broccoli to fill the back of a pickup truck? Swimming the length of the Great Wall of China three times?


She's Got This By Laurie Hernandez, Niña Mata (Illustrator) Cover Image
By Laurie Hernandez, Niña Mata (Illustrator)
$19.99
ISBN: 9780062840585
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Published: HarperCollins - October 9th, 2018

From gold-medal-winning Olympic gymnast and bestselling author Laurie Hernandez comes a picture book about chasing your dreams and never giving up.


Zeus the Mighty: The Quest for the Golden Fleas (Book 1) By Crispin Boyer Cover Image
$12.99
ISBN: 9781426335471
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Published: NatGeo Under the Stars - October 22nd, 2019

Greek mythology meets cute talking animals in this first adventure in a hilarious new middle grade fiction series, starring Zeus the mighty ... king of the gods ... ruler of minions ... HAMSTER, and the crazy crew of critters of the Mount Olympus Pet Center.


Pegasus By Marianna Mayer, Kinuko Y. Craft (Illustrator) Cover Image
By Marianna Mayer, Kinuko Y. Craft (Illustrator)
$18.99
ISBN: 9780688133825
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Published: HarperCollins - April 24th, 1998

Condemned by a jealous king, Bellerophon must win the trust of the legendary winged horse Pegasus or face certain death. From the poignant meeting the growing bond of friendship between horse and man to the dramatic slaying of the fearsome fire-breathing Chimera, this is an unforgettable adventure that will stir the imagination of young and old alike. Featuring glorious paintings that readers will want to savor again and again, here is a magnificent edition of a timeless Greek classic.


The Gods and Goddesses of Olympus By Aliki, Aliki (Illustrator) Cover Image
By Aliki, Aliki (Illustrator)
$7.99
ISBN: 9780064461894
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Published: HarperCollins - January 31st, 1997

Long, long ago in ancient Greece, people began telling wonderful stories to explain the mysteries of life. These myths featured gods and goddesses, mighty beings who look human but have amazing powers and live forever. Now you can meet these extraordinary characters and hear their legends, brought to life again by Aliki in this splendid, panoramic look at the amazing stories and characters of Greek legend.


It's All Greek to Me #8 (Time Warp Trio #8) By Jon Scieszka, Lane Smith (Illustrator) Cover Image
By Jon Scieszka, Lane Smith (Illustrator)
$5.99
ISBN: 9780142401163
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Published: Puffin Books - April 26th, 2004

Everyone’s favorite time-travelers are changing their styles! The Time Warp Trio series now features a brand-new, eye-catching design, sure to appeal to longtime fans, and those new to Jon Scieszka’s wacky brand of humor.


Other Great Books for You to Explore: 
Percy Jackson's Greek Gods By Rick Riordan Cover Image
$24.99
ISBN: 9781423183648
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Published: Disney Hyperion - August 19th, 2014

Eyewitness Ancient Greece (DK Eyewitness) By DK Cover Image
By DK
$9.99
ISBN: 9780744081527
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Published: DK Children - August 1st, 2023

My Little Golden Book About Greek Gods and Goddesses By John Sazaklis, Elsa Chang (Illustrator) Cover Image
By John Sazaklis, Elsa Chang (Illustrator)
$5.99
ISBN: 9780593427392
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Published: Golden Books - February 21st, 2023

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Who Is Michael Phelps? (Who Was?) By Micah Hecht, Who HQ, Manuel Gutierrez (Illustrator) Cover Image
By Micah Hecht, Who HQ, Manuel Gutierrez (Illustrator)
$6.99
ISBN: 9781524791025
Availability: Coming Soon - Available for Pre-Order Now
Published: Penguin Workshop - March 5th, 2024

What Are the Summer Olympics? (What Was?) By Gail Herman, Who HQ, Stephen Marchesi (Illustrator) Cover Image
By Gail Herman, Who HQ, Stephen Marchesi (Illustrator)
$5.99
ISBN: 9780448488349
Availability: On Our Store Shelves Now
Published: Penguin Workshop - March 22nd, 2016

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