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Athena: Goddess of Wisdom and War

A spunky feminist take on the myth of Athena, the Greek goddess of wisdom, war, and courage. From the moment she sprung from Zeus' head, Athena was extraordinary. Even though some doubted her as a young goddess, Athena never backed down from a fight. Poseidon wants to be the patron god of a nearby city? Well, so does Athena! Perseus doesn't know how to defeat Medusa? No problem! Athena can give him the knowledge (and shield) he needs to take off her head. Odysseus is lost at sea, seemingly doomed? Not anymore! Athena can get him home. Follow the goddess of wisdom through her adventures with gods and mortals, discover the perils of crossing her, and see how she eventually learned to better understand and aid the human race.

- Imogen Greenberg (Author), Isabel Greenberg (Illustrator)
- 96 pages
- 7 inches W x 9 inches L
- Hardcover
- Amulet Books
- Ages 8 - 12
- 2021
- Children's
- Item #: 978-1419748592