Shirin Bridges, Janie Havemeyer, and Gretchen Maurer - A Treasury of Glorious Goddesses Series

Saturday, October 4, 2014 - 4:00pm

Part of our special Children's Book Day events! 


Meet authors Shirin Yim Bridges, Janie Havemeyer and Gretchen Maurer as they discuss their lively middle grade novels that bring world mythologies to life! Each story is told through the eyes of a goddess, in a fun and intimate first-person voice. In addition, each book provides fascinating cultural context and details on the mythology, customs, history and geography encountered in the story. 


Other authors visiting for Children's Book Day include Ian Lendler (The Stratford Zoo Midnight Revue Presents Macbeth) and Molly Idle (Flora and the Penguin)!  



Call Me Athena: Greek Goddess of Wisdom (Thinking Girl's Treasury of Glorious Goddesses) Cover Image
ISBN: 9781937463946
Availability: Usually Ships in 1-5 Days
Published: Goosebottom Books - September 2nd, 2014

Athena, Greek Goddess of Wisdom, steps fully formed from her father's head into the already established world of the Olympians. A motherless newcomer, she has to find her own place and purpose. Her adventures bring her down to Earth, where she forms close bonds with the Greek Heroes. Her attachment to three in particularDiomedes, Odysseus, and Achillesdraws her into the Trojan War.

Call Me Ixchel: Mayan Goddess of the Moon (Treasury of Glorious Goddesses) Cover Image
ISBN: 9781937463960
Availability: Special Order
Published: Goosebottom Books - October 14th, 2014

Ixchel, Mayan Goddess of the Moon, is a spunky young goddess throwing lightning bolts with her friends until she meets and falls in love with the God of the Sun. Their tempestuous relationship leads to many colorful adventures, including an elopement across the Milky Way, a visit to the underworld, and a sojourn with the Vulture King. But can the sun and the moon stay together?

Call Me Isis: Egyptian Goddess of Magic (Treasury of Glorious Goddesses) Cover Image
ISBN: 9781937463953
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Published: Goosebottom Books - July 29th, 2014

Isis, Egyptian Goddess of Magic, thinks herself destined for a charmed life as the Goddess-Queen of Egypt. But in one fell swoop she loses her love, her home, even her magical powers. For the sake of Egypt and her infant son, Horus, she has to put this topsy-turvy world aright. Her adventures take her out into the realm of humans and down into the underworld.