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BISAC Subject JNF062000

JUVENILE NONFICTION / Comics & Graphic Novels / General

Ali Baba: Fooling the Forty Thieves [An Arabian Tale]

Grade 4 - Grade 8

From the pages of Arabian Nights comes an amazing tale of chance and adventure. Ali Baba, a poor man who makes his living selling wood, stumbles upon a secret cave where 40 bandits have been… Read More →

  • Lexile: 490
  • ATOS: 3.7
  • Dewey: 398'.352

Amaterasu: Return of the Sun [A Japanese Myth]

Grade 4 - Grade 8

This graphic novel tells the story of Amaterasu, the Japanese Shinto goddess of the sun. Amaterasu's parents create the first eight islands of Japan. Amaterasu's father later puts his… Read More →

  • Lexile: 600
  • ATOS: 3.4
  • Dewey: 299.5'6113

Arthur & Lancelot: The Fight for Camelot [An English Legend]

Grade 4 - Grade 8

King Arthur rules his realm from the shining castle of Camelot. Arthur relies on the wisdom of his wife, Guinivere, and on the bravery of his Knights of the Round Table. But dark forces are… Read More →

  • Lexile: 490
  • ATOS: 3.4
  • Dewey: 741.5'352

Atalanta: The Race against Destiny [A Greek Myth]

Grade 4 - Grade 8

Atalanta is the best hunter, swiftest runner, and the all-around most eligible bachelorette in ancient Greece. She's also a woman with a secret: a fortune-teller has given her a stern warning… Read More →

  • Lexile: 530
  • ATOS: 3.4
  • Dewey: 741.5'973

Beowulf: Monster Slayer [A British Legend]

Grade 4 - Grade 8

Beowulf is a brave and mighty warrior, known to have the strength of thirty men. At home in Geatland, Beowulf hears about the terrible troubles of his father's friend, Hrothgar, the king of… Read More →

  • Lexile: 700
  • ATOS: 4.3
  • Dewey: 741.5'973

Demeter & Persephone: Spring Held Hostage [A Greek Myth]

Grade 4 - Grade 8

This graphic novel tells the story of Demeter, the Greek goddess of the harvest, and her daughter, Persephone. Demeter rules over a perpetual summer on earth, where crops, trees, and flowers… Read More →

  • Lexile: 490
  • ATOS: 3.3
  • Dewey: 741.5'973

El caballo de Troya (The Trojan Horse): La caída de Troya [Un mito griego] (The Fall of Troy [A Greek Myth])

Grade 4 - Grade 8

For ten years, the battle raged. Thousands of ancient Greece's best warriors battled their enemies, the Trojans, in a desperate attempt to win back King Meneleus's beautiful wife, Helen… Read More →

  • Dewey: 741.5'973

Graphic Myths and Legends

Series

Supreme artwork and storytelling are the hallmarks of Lerner Publishing Group's Graphic Universe imprint. With art and text created by experienced graphic novel authors and artists―who also… Read More →

Guan Yu: Blood Brothers to the End [A Chinese Legend]

Grade 4 - Grade 8

From one of China's most famous epics comes a righteous hero and god of war. Guan Yu, an ancient Chinese warrior, fights side by side with his blood brothers Liu Bei and Zhang Fei to squash… Read More →

  • Lexile: 840
  • ATOS: 4.7
  • Dewey: 741.5'973

Hércules (Hercules): Los doce trabajos [Un mito griego] (The Twelve Labors [A Greek Myth])

Grade 4 - Grade 8

Famous for his superhuman strength, Hercules is the most popular hero in Greek mythology. The son of Zeus--king of the gods--and a mortal mother, Hercules faces the wrath of Zeus's wife Hera… Read More →

  • Dewey: 741.5'973

Hercules: The Twelve Labors [A Greek Myth]

Grade 4 - Grade 8

Famous for his superhuman strength, Hercules is the most popular hero in Greek mythology. The son of Zeus--king of the gods--and a mortal mother, Hercules faces the wrath of Zeus's wife Hera… Read More →

  • Lexile: 540
  • ATOS: 3.6
  • Dewey: 398.2'0938'02

Isis & Osiris: To the Ends of the Earth [An Egyptian Myth]

Grade 4 - Grade 8

Osiris is the greatest king and god of the Land of the Nile. He is a generous ruler, and the people love and worship him--along with his wife and queen, the goddess Isis. But Osiris's jealous… Read More →

  • Lexile: 630
  • ATOS: 3.3
  • Dewey: 741.5'973

Isis y Osiris (Isis & Osiris): Hasta el fin del mundo [Un mito egipcio] (To the Ends of the Earth [An Egyptian Myth])

Grade 4 - Grade 8

Osiris is the greatest king and god of the Land of the Nile. He is a generous ruler, and the people love and worship him--along with his wife and queen, the goddess Isis. But Osiris's jealous… Read More →

  • Dewey: 741.5'973

Jason: Quest for the Golden Fleece [A Greek Myth]

Grade 4 - Grade 8

Jason was born a prince of the kingdom of Argos. But when Jason was a child, his uncle Pelias stole the throne and sent Jason into hiding. Now a young man, Jason returns to claim his… Read More →

  • Lexile: 580
  • ATOS: 3.1
  • Dewey: 741.5'973

King Arthur: Excalibur Unsheathed [An English Legend]

Grade 4 - Grade 8

Young Arthur spends his days toiling as a squire--feeding the horses and hauling his big brother's armor. Around him, England is in turmoil, left without a king. But all that changes in one… Read More →

  • Lexile: 590
  • ATOS: 4.1
  • Dewey: 398.2'0942'02

Little White Duck: A Childhood in China

Grade 4 - Grade 7

The world is changing for two girls in China in the 1970s. Da Qin--Big Piano--and her younger sister, Xiao Qin--Little Piano--live in the city of Wuhan with their parents. For decades… Read More →

  • Lexile: 710
  • ATOS: 3.2
  • Dewey: 741.5'973

Marwe: Into the Land of the Dead [An East African Legend]

Grade 4 - Grade 8

From an East African village, into the Land of the Dead: Marwe lives in a village where food is scarce. She tries to be obedient, but it's hard to spend every day working in the fields. When… Read More →

  • Lexile: 530
  • ATOS: 2.5
  • Dewey: 398.2'08996395

Mitos y leyendas en viñetas (Graphic Myths and Legends)

Series

Supreme artwork and storytelling are the hallmarks of Lerner Publishing Group's newest imprint: Graphic Universe. With art and text created by experienced graphic novel authors and… Read More →

Odysseus: Escaping Poseidon's Curse [A Greek Legend]

Grade 4 - Grade 8

After finally winning the decade-long war against the Trojans, Odysseus, captain of the Greek Army, only has to guide his men back home, across the sea. Yet the journey will prove just as… Read More →

  • Lexile: 640
  • ATOS: 4.5
  • Dewey: 741.5'973

Perseus: The Hunt for Medusa's Head [A Greek Myth]

Grade 4 - Grade 8

Could a monster whose very look turns men to stone be a challenge too perilous even for the son of Zeus? King Polydectes has designs on Perseus' mother, Danaë. But first the king must get rid… Read More →

  • Lexile: 680
  • ATOS: 4.1
  • Dewey: 741.5'973

Pigling: A Cinderella Story [A Korean Tale]

Grade 4 - Grade 8

From a life filled with heartache and hardship, comes an unmatched beauty destined for a fairy-tale ending: Pear Blossom, a young Korean girl, leads a happy life with her parents--until her… Read More →

  • Lexile: 620
  • ATOS: 3.1
  • Dewey: 741.5'973

Psyche & Eros: The Lady and the Monster [A Greek Myth]

Grade 4 - Grade 8

In ancient Greece, a princess rises to a challenge: Psyche lives in the comfort of her parents' wealthy kingdom. But when her beauty draws the jealous anger of the powerful goddess Aphrodite… Read More →

  • Lexile: 450
  • ATOS: 3.4
  • Dewey: 741.5'973

Robin Hood: Outlaw of Sherwood Forest [An English Legend]

Grade 4 - Grade 8

Fooled into committing a crime by the king's foresters, young Robin Hood finds himself branded an outlaw. As he takes refuge in Sherwood Forest, he meets other hideaways who also unjustly… Read More →

  • Lexile: 560
  • ATOS: 3.2
  • Dewey: 398.22

Sinbad: Sailing into Peril [An Arabian Tale]

Grade 4 - Grade 8

Sinbad, a rich young man who wastes his fortune, must set sail from his home in Baghdad to earn a living as a merchant at sea. In his travels, he encounters violent storms, fearsome whales… Read More →

  • Lexile: 570
  • ATOS: 3.7
  • Dewey: 741.5'973