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Support readers increase examining abilities whereas stimulating their appreciation and extending their realizing of significant literature. utilizing a "scaffolding" procedure, this consultant leads readers from uncomplicated and interesting reads to tougher tex. content material: advent -- Myths and legends of historical civilizations: Egypt, Greece, Rome and past -- the center a long time -- Renaissance literature -- Romantic circulate and Victorian age -- Modernism. summary: support readers increase examining abilities whereas stimulating their appreciation and extending their realizing of significant literature. utilizing a "scaffolding" technique, this consultant leads readers from easy and interesting reads to tougher tex

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Pegasus. nior Books, 1998. 40pp. Illustrated by K. Y. Craft. Morrow Ju- The magnificent flying horse, the Pegasus, takes his friend on death-defying adventures. The masterly oil on watercolor paintings of mysterious woods, dragons, and enchanted beings are worth a long, leisurely look before beginning to read. Yolen, Jane, and Robert J. Harris. Odysseus in the Serpent Maze. Young Heroes. HarperCollins, 2002. 256pp. The young and foolish Odysseus, inclined to buffoon his way through thrilling encounters with supernatural adversaries, is counterbalanced by a female of poise and intellect in this first book of the series.

Harcourt Brace, 1997. 32pp. Once a slave hid in a cave, where he found a lion howling with pain. Instead of running, he took time to remove a large thorn from the lion's paw. Much later, the lion had an opportunity to help the slave. This book tells how that happened. Big print on one page is countered by realistic, monochromatic drawings on the opposite. In his author's note Nolan says that this legend is based on a true story. , was at Circus Maximus, where he witnessed a slave being spared by a lion, and then wrote about it in his book Aegyptiaca, which is now lost.

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