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Tween Fantasy: Tween Novels Based on Greek and Roman Myths
From Athena to Zeus (or was it the other way around?), enjoy these adventures starring familiar gods and goddesses.
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Title: The Wizard Heir
Author: Chima, Cinda Williams
ISBN: 9781423104872
Notes: An orphan finds out that his parents were actually warrior-wizards and realizes that he must continue their work of fighting evil.

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Title: Artemis Fowl
Author: Colfer, Eoin
ISBN: 0786808012
Notes: An epic battle between an evil teenage genius and powerful fairies.

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Title: Walking With the Dead
Author: Falcone, L.M.
ISBN: 1553377095
Notes: Scary mummies, quests through time to uncover the truth, and a plucky main character to please any reader.

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Title: Secret of the Sirens
Author: Golding, Julia
ISBN: 9780761453710
Notes: After a young girl moves to her aunt's seaside home, she discovers the hiding place of magical creatures and that she can communicate with them.

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Title: The Lightning Thief
Author: Riordan, Rick
ISBN: 9780786838653
Notes: What would you do if you went off to summer camp feeling normal and then discovered that your real father was Poseidon, the Greek god of the oceans?

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Title: The Amulet of Samarkand
Author: Stroud, Jonathan
ISBN: 078681859X
Notes: A magician's apprentice summons a djinn to help him steal the fated amulet from a powerful magician.

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Title: The Shadow Thieves
Author: Ursu, Anne
ISBN: 1416905871
Notes: After her cousin Zee arrives from England, thirteen-year-old Charlotte and he must set out to save humankind from denizens of the underworld, Nightmares, Death, Pain, and a really nasty guy named Phil.

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Title: Odysseus in the Serpent Maze
Author: Yolen, Jane
ISBN: 9780064408479
Notes: Thirteen-year-old Odysseus, who longs to be a hero, has many opportunities to prove himself during an adventure which involves pirates and satyrs, a trip to Crete's Labyrinth, and the two young girls, Penelope and Helen, who play a major role in his future life.