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BISAC Subject JNF062000

JUVENILE NONFICTION / Comics & Graphic Novels / General

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

From the Series Graphic Myths and Legends

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]

From the Series Graphic Myths and Legends

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]

From the Series Graphic Myths and Legends

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]

From the Series Graphic Myths and Legends

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]

From the Series Graphic Myths and Legends

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

Sunjata: Warrior King of Mali [A West African Legend]

From the Series Graphic Myths and Legends

A young hero who overcame the unthinkable rises to unite his people. Weak and silent, young Sunjata is unable to walk, unable even to pull a bow. But a prophesy foretold that his mother would… Read More →

  • Lexile: 680
  • ATOS: 3.7
  • Dewey: 741.5'973

The Hero Twins: Against the Lords of Death [A Mayan Myth]

From the Series Graphic Myths and Legends

Can two young boys outsmart and outwit the lords of death? The Hero Twins, Hunahpu and Xbalanque, were blessed by the Mayan gods with special powers. But their incredible skill at playing… Read More →

  • Lexile: 550
  • ATOS: 2.8
  • Dewey: 398.2089'9742

Theseus: Battling the Minotaur [A Greek Myth]

From the Series Graphic Myths and Legends

Raised by his mother and tutor, young Theseus finally learns the truth of his birth: he is the son of King Aegeus, ruler of Athens. Armed with his father’s shield, he sets out to claim his… Read More →

  • Lexile: 550
  • ATOS: 3.2
  • Dewey: 741.5'973

The Smoking Mountain: The Story of Popocatépetl and Iztaccíhuatl [An Aztec Legend]

From the Series Graphic Myths and Legends

From the ancient legends of the Aztecs, comes the story of a love as enduring as a mountain: The Aztec Emperor has many children, but Princess Izta is dearest to his heart. The Emperor has… Read More →

  • Lexile: 590
  • ATOS: 3.7
  • Dewey: 741.5'973

The Trojan Horse: The Fall of Troy [A Greek Myth]

From the Series Graphic Myths and Legends

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 →

  • Lexile: 550
  • ATOS: 3.6
  • Dewey: 741.5'973

Thor & Loki: In the Land of Giants [A Norse Myth]

From the Series Graphic Myths and Legends

Out of the great halls of Asgard, home of the Norse Gods...came one of the greatest Norse legends. Thor, powerful god of thunder, and his brother Loki, the trickster, were eager to resolve an… Read More →

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

Thor y Loki (Thor & Loki): En la tierra de los gigantes [Un mito escandinavo] (In the Land of Giants [A Norse Myth])

From the Series Mitos y leyendas en viñetas (Graphic Myths and Legends)

Out of the great halls of Asgard, home of the Norse Gods…came one of the greatest Norse legends. Thor, powerful god of thunder, and his brother Loki, the trickster, were eager to resolve an… Read More →

  • Dewey: 741.5'973

Tristan & Isolde: The Warrior and the Princess [A British Legend]

From the Series Graphic Myths and Legends

From an ancient legend comes a love story for all time. Strong and brave, Tristan is the nephew of King Mark of Cornwall and one of his finest English knights. Mark sends Tristan to Ireland… Read More →

  • Lexile: 460
  • ATOS: 3.1
  • Dewey: 741.5'973

William Tell: One against an Empire [A Swiss Legend]

From the Series Graphic Myths and Legends

He wanted nothing more than to live in peace, until a petty tyrant forced him into a cruel choice: Swiss hunter William Tell is famous for his great skill with a crossbow. A mild-mannered… Read More →

  • Lexile: 620
  • ATOS: 3.2
  • Dewey: 949.4'01

Yu the Great: Conquering the Flood [A Chinese Legend]

From the Series Graphic Myths and Legends

This graphic novel tells the legend of Yu the Great, a Chinese hero from the twenty-first century B.C. Some scholars believe Yu actually existed and that he founded the Xia Dynasty, the first… Read More →

  • Lexile: 690
  • ATOS: 4.1
  • Dewey: 398.2'0951'02