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Greek Gods #squadgoals

Authors: Carbone, Courtney
Publisher: Random House Children's Books
BISAC/Subject: YAF009000, YAF030000, YAF027000
ISBN: 9781524715656, Related ISBNs: 1524715646, 1524715654, 9781524715649, 9781524715656
Classification: Non-Fiction
Number of pages: 128,
Audience: Young adult
Synopsis: OMG Classics, the greatest stories ever told . . . in texts. Imagine: What if Mount Olympus got WiFi and the gods and goddesses had smartphones? The classic Greek myths get new life in irreverent and hilarious texts and posts!
 
Zeus, a king of the gods always in search of a new bae.
A squad of goddesses who can’t resist stirring the pot.
And the selfie-obsessed heroes out for all the likes.
 
If you have trouble telling Perseus from Theseus (#Greek2Me) or have ever wondered about Oedipus’s tragic dating profile or why Medusa’s Instagram never got traction—this satirical book of Greek myths retold for the Internet age is for you!
 
tl;dr D’Aulaires’ and Homer’s Greek myths told through characters texting with emojis, posting photos, checking in at locations, and updating their relationship statuses. The perfect gift for any reader—young or old—with a sense of humor!


A glossary and cast of characters are included for those who need it. For example: tl;dr means too long; didn’t read.
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