By (author) Stephanie Spinner
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Quiver by Stephanie Spinner
Book DescriptionGreek gods and mortals spring to life in this riveting retelling of the myth of Atalanta, the fleet-footed girl warrior who could outrun any man in ancient Greece.Cast off and abandoned at birth, Atalanta saved by a she-bear and raised by hunters proves herself to be a superior archer and the fastest runner in the land. But her skills and independence anger many, including her father, the Arcadian King, who suddenly reclaims her and demands that she produce an heir to the throne. Atalanta has pledged herself to Artemis, goddess of the hunt, who has forbidden her to marry. Unwilling to break her promise, Atalanta suggests a grim compromise: she will marry the first man to beat her in a race, but everyone she defeats must die. All the while, Artemis, Apollo, Aphrodite, Eros, and Zeus himself watch and interfere from on high. From the Hardcover edition. "
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Book DetailsISBN: 9780440238195
(175mm x 108mm x 14mm)
Imprint: Random House USA Children's Books
Publisher: Random House USA Inc
Publish Date: 8-Jul-2005
Country of Publication: United States
Books By Author Stephanie Spinner
Who Was Sitting Bull?, Paperback (March 2016)
Born on the banks of the Yellowstone River, Sitting Bull, was chief of the Lakota Sioux tribe in a time of fierce conflict with the United States. As the government seized Native American lands, Sitting Bull relied on his military cunning and strong spirituality to drive forces out of his territory and ensure a future homeland for his people.
Who Was Clara Barton?, Paperback / softback (July 2014)
Profiles the life and accomplishments of Clara Barton, a teacher who organized efforts to bring nursing care to wounded soldiers during the Civil War and who went on to become the founder of the American Red Cross.
Alex the Parrot: No Ordinary Bird, Hardback (October 2012)» View all books by Stephanie Spinner
This book examines how Alex the African grey parrot changed our knowledge of the intelligence of these beautiful birds.
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Author Biography - Stephanie Spinner
Stephanie Spinner is the bestselling author of many books for young readers, including Aliens for Breakfast (with Jonathan Etra) and Expiration Date: Never (with Terry Bisson). From the Hardcover edition.
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