Mythololgy: a traditional or legendary story, usually concerning some being or hero or event, especially one that is concerned with deities or demigods and explains some practice, rite, or phenomenon of nature.
Greek mythology is the body of myths originally told by the ancient Greeks. These stories concern the origin and the nature of the world, the lives and activities of deities, heroes, and mythological creatures, and the origins and significance of the ancient Greeks' own cult and ritual practices. Books in the Daniels Media Center include all of Rick Riordan's Percy Jackson novels and Mary Pop Osborne's Tales for the Odyssey series. Check out the Lightning Thief graphic novels too!
Indian and Hindu Mythology:
Hindu mythology are narratives found in Hindu texts such as the Vedic literature, epics like Mahabharata and Ramayana, the Puranas, the regional literatures Sangam literature and Periya Puranam. Books in the Daniels Media Center include The Savage Fortress and Aru Shah and the End of Time.
This fun, if formulaic, start to the Kane Chronicles series opens with a signature Riordan move: an explosion. Siblings Carter and Sadie have been living apart since their mother’s mysterious death. On Christmas Eve, archeologist Julius Kane and son Carter, 14, show up in England for one of their two days a year with Sadie. Julius ushers his children to the British Museum, where he blows up the Rosetta Stone, unleashing five Egyptian gods and causing his own disappearance. The kids’ Uncle Amos whisks them to a Brooklyn mansion, where he reveals that the Kanes descend from powerful Egyptian magicians.