Ancient Greece – Level 2

Note: We have not read all the books on this list. Most are either stocked by reliable catalogs or are by authors with who we are familiar.

Key text: * Famous Men of Greece by John Haaren

Alternative Option * The Story of the Greeks by Hélène Adeline Guerber

Optional Further Reading

NON-FICTION

Alexander the Great by Nikos Kazantzakis

Science in Ancient Greece by Kathlyn Gay

MYTHOLOGY

Tales of the Greek Heroes by Roger Lancelyn Green

The Luck of Troy by Roger Lancelyn Green

The Tale of Troy by Roger Lancelyn Green

Greek Myths by Olivia Coolidge

The Trojan War by Olivia Coolidge

HISTORICAL FICTION

The Crown of Violet by Geoffrey Trease – story of an Athenian boy and his family, with a Greek drama theme. OOP.

The Spartan Twins by Lucy Fitch Perkins

Children of the Fox by Jill Paton Walsh

Theras & His Town by Caroline Dale Snedeker – an Athenian boy tries to adjust to life in Sparta

The Secret Arrow by Kenneth Lillington – Sparta and Pericles

 

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