You Wouldn't Want to Be a Greek Athlete!: Races You'd Rather Not Run

FOR USE IN SCHOOLS AND LIBRARIES ONLY. You (the reader) are a small boy living near Athens during the mid-5th century B.C. Your father sends you off to school to learn about the arts and athletics. It is his hope that someday you will honor the family by competing in the Olympic Games. As you

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By Duane (Warsaw, IN) · ★★★☆☆ · September 10, 2008
This is a great short book on the life of a Olympian hopeful in Ancient Greece. The artistry is wonderful and humorous. The story is easy to follow. Funny and educational so a great book for a early reader. ...more
By Brittany · ★★★★☆ · January 22, 2015
Pretty captivating- the second person made it easier to stomach all the fact throwing. But, it IS a non-fiction title, after all, and for that, it gets a round of applause from me. ...more
By Mandi (Louisburg, KS) · ★★★★☆ · May 03, 2011
Really cute, educational book. I would recommend it for kids interested in ancient Greece. ...more