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Go for the Gold, Atalanta! (Myth-O-Mania #8)

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And that story about Atalanta losing a race because she stopped to collect the golden apples that Melanion threw in her path? Applesauce! The only gold that mattered to Atalanta was the Olympic Gold Medal for the 50-dekameter dash--and all the six-figure endorsements that would be hers--if she won it!
Paperback, 176 pages
Published November 1st 2003 by Volo
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melina
Oct 12, 2014 rated it it was ok
Melina Zimmermanns
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12th October 2014

Book Review-Go for The Gold, Atalanta!

The book is called Go For The Gold, Atalanta!. It was written by Kate McMullan and is part of the Myth-O-Mania series.

The setting of this book is in Greece long time ago. The main character is a girl named Atalanata who is known as the Princess Hero. Atalanta faces a lot of problems during her journey to becoming a princess hero. Hades, the God of the Underworld is another main character because he was there with Atalant
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Dolly
Jan 02, 2014 rated it liked it  ·  review of another edition
Recommends it for: children starting to read longer chapter books
This is the eighth book in the Myth-O-Mania series by Kate McMullan. These books are fun to read and have a youthful and humorous perspective that makes it simple for people to remember the various characters and their stories.

We are balancing these fun tales off with more classic fare, like The Wanderings of Odysseus: The Story of the Odyssey by Rosemary Sutcliff, so our girls can hear the original tales, too.

This book offers a humorous take on the story of Atalanta - we really enjoyed the wi
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Darya Dav
Oct 16, 2014 rated it it was amazing
Shelves: ya-lit-20-books
This book has an outstanding plot.The plot is girl power.The book is awesome because it shows how girls can be strong and masculine.Atlanta,the kings daughter,was abandoned from her parents cause the king wanted a boy.She became a daughter of Artemis and was raised by nice bears that taught her simple things that were important.As a daughter of Artemis she pledged to never marry but her dad took her back cause she helped in the boar chase and became a hero everyone loved.Her dad made her run a ...more
Owen
This book is another book in the Myth o Mania series. Thies books are greek myths but from Hadies's point of view. This one is the myth about Atlanta. She was raised by bairs. She was realy a princess. She always wanted to be in the olympics for wresteling but her dad kidnapted her and made her run.

I can make a text to self connecton to this book. In this book Atlanta had to do lots of running against her will. At my soccer practus my coach makes us run alot almost every time.

I would reccomen
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Ashley
Page Count: 183
Book 8
Recommended to: Fans of Greek mythology; ages 11-14
Pg. 43
So, Atalanta was the first human feminist?

Pg. 48
Peleus who? Second greatest hero every? I think not.

Pg. 58
These Fates are annoying.

Pg. 96
Atalanta's dad: what a douche.

Woohoo, she never had to marry and saved her friend. But why, oh why do Aphrodite and Hera have to butt into everything. If a girl doesn't want to marry, just feel with it!
Julia
Jun 06, 2013 added it
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This book is garbage.
JoshuaB CLC
Dec 05, 2013 rated it it was amazing
A book about the greek myth of Atlanta, the true story, because Zeus messed up the version that most people read. Funny and Witty.
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