The Constellation Hercules

The Story of the Hero

Constellations
  • Interest Level: Grade 2 - Grade 5
  • Reading Level: Grade 3

Retells the story and adventures of Hercules, discusses the astronomical features of the constellation Hercules, and describes the history of the constellation and its myths in world culture.

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Interest Level Grade 2 - Grade 5
Reading Level Grade 3
Genre Nonfiction
Category STEM
Copyright 2014
Publisher The Child's World, Inc.
Language English
Number of Pages 32
Publication Date 2013-08-01
BISACS JNF051190, JNF051040
Dewey 523.8
Graphics Full-color photographs, Full-color illustrations
Dimensions 9.5 x 8
Lexile 600
Guided Reading Level S
ATOS Reading Level 4.1
ATOS Interest Level MG
Accelerated Reader® Quiz 161852
Accelerated Reader® Points 0.5
Features Author/Illustrator biography, Educational front/back matter, Glossary of key words, Index, Informative sidebars, Phonetics, Reviewed, Sources for further research, Suggested websites, and Table of contents
Online Resources







  • The Constellation Hercules
  • The Origin of the Myth of Hercules
  • The Story of Hercules
  • Hercules in Other Cultures
  • How to Find Hercules
  • Glossary
  • Learn More
  • Index
Author: M. J. York

M. J. York has an undergraduate degree in English and history and a master's degree in library science. M. J. lives in Minnesota and works as a children's-book editor. She has always been fascinated by myths, legends, and fairy tales from around the world.

Illustrator: JT Morrow

JT Morrow has been an illustrator for over twenty years and has won several awards. He specializes in creating parodies and imitations of the old and modern masters. Mr. Morrow lives just south of San Francisco with his wife and daughter.

Reviews

A noteworthy review of Constellations from School Library Journal on November 1, 2013

These volumes provide both astronomy and mythology lessons in one very attractive package and are sure to be popular with young stargazers. Each of the books discusses a major constellation’s origin and mythology story, compares its presence in other cultures around the world, and… View →