49 Results
49 Results
The hero Beowulf —Kimmel, Eric A.
Book
2005
0 available of 2 items

A simple, brief retelling of the Anglo-Saxon epic about the heroic efforts of Beowulf, son of Ecgtheow, to save the people of Heorot Hall from the terrible monster, Grendel.

Blackbeard's last fight —Kimmel, Eric A.
Book
2006
2 available of 3 items

In 1718, off the coast of North Carolina, a young cabin boy assists in the final capture and execution of Blackbeard the pirate.

Gutenberg —Fisher, Leonard Everett.
Book
1993
2 available of 2 items

A biography of the fifteenth-century German printer who revolutionized printing with the invention of movable type.

The three princes : a tale from the Middle East —Kimmel, Eric A.
Book
1994
2 available of 2 items

A princess promises to marry the prince who finds the most precious treasure.

The Great Wall of China —Fisher, Leonard Everett.
Book
1986
1 available of 1 items

A brief history of the Great Wall of China, begun about 2,200 years ago to keep out Mongol invaders.

Star signs —Fisher, Leonard Everett.
Book
1983
1 available of 1 items

Introduces the myths, character traits, symbols, and constellations associated with each sign of the zodiac and explains the origins of astrology and how it differs from astronomy.

The two mountains : an Aztec legend —Kimmel, Eric A.
Book
2000
5 available of 5 items

Two married gods disobey their orders and visit Earth, are turned into mortals as punishment, and eventually become mountains so that they will always stand side by side.

Cyclops —Fisher, Leonard Everett.
Book
1991
4 available of 4 items

Describes the encounter between the cyclops Polyphemus and Odysseus and his men after the end of the Trojan War.

Gods and goddesses of the ancient Norse —Fisher, Leonard Everett.
Book
2001
3 available of 3 items

Describes fourteen gods, explaining their powers, their duties and their images. Includes a map, bibliography, family tree and pronunciation guide.

Boxes! Boxes! —Fisher, Leonard Everett.
Book
1984
5 available of 5 items

The boxes in a young child's room are of different sizes and shapes and used for a variety of purposes.

The Olympians : great gods and goddesses of Ancient Greece —Fisher, Leonard Everett.
Book
1984
3 available of 3 items

Offers brief biographical sketches of the twelve gods and goddesses that reside on Mount Olympus including such information as their Roman names, their parents, and the symbols that represent them.

The gods and goddesses of ancient Egypt —Fisher, Leonard Everett.
Book
1997
2 available of 2 items

Relates the history of the gods and goddesses worshipped by the ancient Egyptians and describes how they were depicted.

Gods and goddesses of the ancient Maya —Fisher, Leonard Everett.
Book
1999
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Gives the history of the principal gods and goddesses of the ancient Mayans, including Hunab Ku, Itzamna, Ix Tab, and Ah Puch.

The gods and goddesses of ancient China —Fisher, Leonard Everett.
Book
2003
1 available of 1 items

Describes seventeen deities: their accomplishments, their deeds, their powers, and how they reflected the lives and activities of the Chinese people.

Theseus and the Minotaur —Fisher, Leonard Everett.
Book
1988
5 available of 5 items

Retells the Greek myth of the hero Theseus and his battle with the bull-headed monster called the Minotaur.

William Tell —Fisher, Leonard Everett.
Book
1996
1 available of 1 items

Recounts how the legendary Swiss folk hero was forced to shoot an apple from his son's head by the tyrannical Austrian governor Gessler.

Alexander Graham Bell —Fisher, Leonard Everett.
Book
1999
1 available of 1 items

A biography of the prolific inventor who had a keen interest in voice and sound and who worked tirelessly on behalf of deaf people.

The Tower of London —Fisher, Leonard Everett.
Book
1987
1 available of 1 items

Characterizes the Tower and its people during the turbulent years of the forming of the British nation from 1078 through 1666.

Symbol art : thirteen [square]s, [circle]s, [triangle]s from around the world —Fisher, Leonard Everett.
Book
1985
1 available of 1 items

Examines the use of symbols throughout the world and how they are used to communicate without words.

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