World History: Journey Across Time

Unit 2: The Ancient World

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The Boy Who Lived with the Bears by Joseph Bruchac
Alexander the Great King by Olivia Coolidge
Wings by Jane Yolen
The Dog of Pompeii by Louis Untermeyer
Damon and Pythias by Fan Kissen
Icarus and Daedalus by Josephine Preston Peabody
Prometheus retold by Bernard Evslin
Antigone by Sophocles
from Childe Harold's Pilgrimage / She Walks in Beauty by George Gordon, Lord byron
The Trojans by Constantine Cavafy
from the Odyssey by Homer, translated by Robert Fitzgerald
Ithaca by C. P. Cavafy, translated by Rae Dalven
from Song of Myself by Walt Whitman
Waiting for the Barbarians by Constantine P. Cavafy
The Raven and the Fox by Aesop translated by Denison B. Hull
from the Iliad by Homer
The Dog and the Wolf by Aesop
The Oak and the Reed by Jean de la Fontaine
Lyric Poems by Sappho by Sappho
Oedipus the King by Sophocles
from the Apology: from the Dialogues by Plato
The Force of Luck by Rudolfo A. Anaya
My Mother Combs My Hair by Chitra Banerjee Divakaruni
from the Mahabharata: Hundred Questions retold by R. K. Narayan
from the Panchatantra: The Lion-Makers translated by Arthur W. Ryder
The All-American Slurp by Lensey Namioka
from The Lost Garden by Laurence Yep
Fish Cheeks by Amy Tan
The Old Demon by Pearl S. Buck
Cat and Rat: The Legend of the Chinese Zodiac by Ed Young
My Two Dads by Marie G. Lee
from the Analects by Confucius, translated by Arthur Waley
from the Tao Te Ching by Lao-tzu, translated by Stephen Mitchell

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