The Odyssey

Homer's epic tale of the warrior Odysseus's decades-long struggle to return home after the Trojan War is simply and beautifully retold, with all the drama intact. Young readers...

The Odyssey

The Trojan War is over and Odysseus, the cunning King of Ithaca, sets out for home, his wife Penelope and his son Telemachus. It proves a long, 10-year journey, fraught with...

The Odyssey

Homer's masterpiece tells the story of Odysseus, the ideal Greek hero, as he travels home to Ithaca after the Trojan War, a journey of 10 years and countless thrilling adventures....

The Odyssey

The adventures of Odysseus have stood in the center of classical literature for centuries. Although countless scholars have studied and translated Homer’s epic poem, each...

A Summary Of The Meditations Of Marcus Aurelius

This is a summary of Marcus Aurelius’ Meditations. Meditations is essentially a scrapbook of thoughts written over a 19-year period, it’s not ordered and it repeats itself...

Carrying Albert Home

Elsie Lavender and Homer Hickam Sr.—the future parents of Homer Hickam Jr.—were high school sweethearts during the Great Depression. When Homer asked for her hand,...

Crescent

She was born to kill, born to die. Crescent is a crowhopper - a genetically modified mercenary programmed for ruthless warfare. When she's taken prisoner by Crater Trueblood...

The Iliad

This high interest/low vocabulary retelling of The Iliad introduces young readers to Homer's thrilling epic tale. Set during the siege of Troy, and complete with duels, battles,...

The Iliad

With her virtuoso translation, classicist and bestselling author Caroline Alexander brings to life Homer’s timeless epic of the Trojan WarComposed around 730 B.C.,...

The Odyssey

The Odyssey is an epic poem, written by the ancient Greek Philosopher Homer, and is considered to be the second oldest piece of western literature still in existence. Scholars...

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