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Tanglewood Tales (CC edition)

  • Tanglewood Tales (CC edition)
  • Tanglewood Tales (CC edition)
  • Tanglewood Tales (CC edition)
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Classic myths, retold just for children

Audience Grades 7–12; used in Classical Conversations communities in Challenge B as a segue between Foundations memory work and Challenge IV ancient literature
Accessibility Independent reader
Preparation None required
Ease of use Wide margins and black-and-white illustrations make it easy on the eyes; footnotes and pronunciation guides help readers new to the world of mythology.
Author Nathaniel Hawthorne, edited by Stephanie B. Meter
Page Count 188
Format Paperback, 6” x 9”
Publication Date 1853; CC edition, 2017

General Description

A gentle, age-appropriate introduction to mythology by famous American author Nathaniel Hawthorne. Includes retellings for children of six classic myths. Complete with introduction, illustrations, footnotes, discussion questions, and helpful charts prepared by a Classical Conversations alumna!

Includes the stories of:

  • Theseus and the Minotaur
  • Antaeus and the Pygmies
  • The Dragon’s Teeth
  • Circe’s Palace
  • Proserpina, Ceres, Pluto, and the Pomegranate Seed
  • Jason and the Golden Fleece

"I’m not sure if I’m supposed to say this or not, but I’ve always struggled to enjoy Hawthorne..." --Stephanie Meter 

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