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Jason and the Argonauts by Robert Byrd

Jason and the Argonauts

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Jason and the Argonauts by Robert Byrd
Oct 11, 2016 | ISBN 9780735227651

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  • Oct 11, 2016 | ISBN 9780735227651 | 6-9 years

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An SLJ Best Book of the Year

“The complexity andrichness of both tale and pictures offer a lot to pore over and ponder.” – The Horn Book 

“This handsome book offers a colorfully illustrated retelling of Jason’s adventures.”  – Booklist

“A gripping account of the Argonauts’ heroic and tragic quest.” – Publishers Weekly

“Mythology has come to the forefront of literature in the last several years and this book will become a go to title.” – School Library Connection

Praise for Electric Ben:
2013 Boston Globe-Horn Book Nonfiction Book Award Winner
2013 Bank Street Best Book of the Year
2013 Golden Kite Honor book
A Kirkus Reviews Best Children’s Book of 2012
A 2012 Horn Book Fanfare
A 2012 Robert F. Sibert Honor book

* “A beautifully realized labor of love and affection brings to life one of our brightest founding fathers.” – Kirkus Book Reviews, starred review

*“…this book shimmers with excitement, begging to be read.” – The Horn Book, starred review

*“It’s a fascinating and comprehensive portrait, and an asset for student research.” – Publishers Weekly, starred review

*“Large in format and ambitious in scope, this appealingly designed book spotlights Benjamin Franklin and
his times.” – Booklist, starred review

*“Author/illustrator Robert Byrd presents highlights of the long and varied life of one of America’s most famous citizens in this picture book biography.” – Library Media Connection, starred review

“a true standout…bright, witty, informative and cleverly organized as the man himself.” – The New York Times

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