In ancient Greece, Medusa Jones, a gorgon, and her friends, a minotaur and a centaur, are mocked and sneered at by the other Acropolis Academy children whose parents are kings and gods, but when they go on a school camping trip together, the "freaks" become true heroes.
Their magic tree house takes Jack and Annie back to retrieve a lost story in ancient Greece, where they witness the original Olympic games and are surprised to find what girls of the time were not allowed to do.
Introduces the places, people, historical events, myths, culture, and philosophy of ancient Greece. Includes forty hands-on activities, such as making aaaan early Greek theater, building an Ionic temple, and pressing olives for oil.
The Parthenon is one of ancient Greece's outstanding achievements. This tells the story of the rise of Athens, culminating in the temple's building, and captures the human story, details of the construction and the values of Athens.