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Children's Fiction Greek & Roman

Atalanta

The Fastest Runner in the World

by (author) Priscilla Galloway

illustrated by Normand Cousineau

Publisher
Annick Press
Initial publish date
Jun 1995
Category
Greek & Roman, General
  • Hardback

    ISBN
    9781550374018
    Publish Date
    Jun 1995
    List Price
    $24.95

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Recommended Age, Grade, and Reading Levels

  • Age: 9 to 12
  • Grade: 4 to 7

Description

This powerful story is a retelling of the classic Greek myth about the intervention of the goddess Artemis in the life of a young woman. Atalanta, the great hunter and runner, when forced to choose a husband, insists that any man who wishes to wed her must first defeat her in a race -- or die by her hand.

 

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by Priscilla Galloway and illustrated by Normand Cousineau

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