Goddess of springtime, or queen of the underworld-life or death? Empowering, high-interest narrative text tells the dual story of Persephone from Greek mythology. These core legends show Persephone's double personality as she splits her duties between her mother and the god of the dead. Fascinating myths also uncover Persephone's past, detailing her birth and how she fits into the family of deities. Further explore Persephone's role in Greek culture through her signature powers, symbols, and attire. Additional facts and historical information connect the goddess's influence through popular culture today.
About the Author
Amie Jane Leavitt is an accomplished author and photographer who loves to travel the globe in search of interesting story ideas and beautiful places to capture in photos. Amie has written nearly 50 books for children. She graduated from Brigham Young University as an education major and has since taught all subjects and grade levels in both private and public schools. She also has contributed to online and print media, and has worked as a consultant, writer, and editor for numerous educational publishing and assessment companies.
Table of Contents
Chapter 1 The Seasons Come to Ancient Greece 4
Chapter 2 A Princess is Born 12
Chapter 3 A Royal Family 16
Chapter 4 Persephone's Dual Personality 22
Chapter 5 Living Forever 26
Read More 31
Internet Sites 31