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Bibliography and further reading about Greek mythology:

Greek Myths for Young Children, by Heather Amery (Usborne, 2000). My niece really likes this one. For younger children.

Greek Myths for Young Children, by Marcia Williams (1995). In comic-book format. My son loved it.

D'aulaire's Book of Greek Myths, by Edgar and Ingri D'Aulaire. For older kids.

Mythology by Lady Hestia Evans, Dugald A. Steer (Editor)(2007) - My daughter loved this one! A new book in the Fairyopolis, Dragonology, etc. series.

Pandora's Box: A Three-Dimensional Celebration of the Mythology of Ancient Greece, by Sara Maitland and Christos Kondeatis (1995). Not really about Pandora specifically, but a complex of stories, games, and puzzles about Greek mythology. All ages.

Greek Religion, by Walter Burkert (reprinted 1987). By a leading expert. He has sections on each of the Greek gods, and discusses the deeper meanings of the Greek myths, and their function in Greek society.

Teaching and Dramatizing Greek Myths, by Josephine Davidson (1990). Advice for middle school teachers on teaching Greek myths by having the students write and perform skits.

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Professor Carr

Karen Eva Carr, PhD.
Assoc. Professor Emerita, History
Portland State University

Professor Carr holds a B.A. with high honors from Cornell University in classics and archaeology, and her M.A. and PhD. from the University of Michigan in Classical Art and Archaeology. She has excavated in Scotland, Cyprus, Greece, Israel, and Tunisia, and she has been teaching history to university students for a very long time.

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