Nonfiction Books -Myths and Legends

-Myths and Legends

-Myths and Legends

All over the world there are extraordinary stories—stories that once upon a time were believed to be true but are today are referred to as myths and legends. It is true that most of these stories appear to the scientific world as fictitious products of vivid imaginations, stories created to explain phenomenon beyond comprehension. The question remains, are those myths something that existed only in the minds of our ancestors, or were they based on true events?

In this section you will find books on some of the most amazing myths and legends from all over the world. Enjoy!


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Athena: Greek Goddess of Wisdom and War (19)
Item No. : 481249
ISBN: 978-1-5435-5452-6
Series: Legendary Goddesses
The story of Greek mythology's goddess of wisdom and war lives on in empowering, high-interest narrative text. Core legends journey through Athena's fierce and clever achievements from the Trojan war ...See more
Market price: $28.65 save 25%
Atlantis (20)
Item No. : 91803
ISBN: 978-1-6448-70389
Series: Investigating the Unexplained
Plato first told the tale of Atlantis centuries ago, but the legend of the lost city persists. With daring deep-sea dives, exciting archeological digs, and high-tech mapping projects, researchers are ...See more
Market price: $26.95 save 26%
Atlantis (20)
Item No. : BR00730
ISBN: 978-1-68072-1812
Series: Strange. . .But True?
Readers of this book will investigate the facts and compare the data provided in the fascinating text and compelling infographics, and then decide for themselves if the Atlantis mystery is real. ...See more
Market price: $32.80 save 30%
Atlantis and Other Lost Worlds (17)
Item No. : GS6046
ISBN: 978-1-4824-5998-2
Series: Mystery Hunters
Many have an enduring fascination for mythical lost realms like Atlantis—because they don’t believe they’re entirely mythical! Documented evidence supports that some ancient stories of lost worlds are ...See more
Market price: $31.95 save 25%
Baba Yaga the Witch and Other Legendary Creatures of Russia (19)
Item No. : GS6503
ISBN: 978-1-5382-2702-2
Series: A Cryptozoologist’s Guide to Curious Creatures
Some young readers may be unfamiliar with the child-stealing witch well known to Russian folklore. After reading this captivating book, they'll know all about Baba Yaga and other legendary creatures ...See more
Market price: $26.60 save 25%
Baldur (19)
Item No. : 72295
ISBN: 978-1-53412-943-6
Series: Gods and Goddesses of the Ancient World
Baldur in the Gods and Goddesses of the Ancient World series explores the fascinating drama, love stories, and destruction in the myths surrounding the god of light. Book includes history, myths, and ...See more
Market price: $29.93 save 30%
Battle Reenactments (16)
Item No. : RR09594
ISBN: 978-1-4994-3730-0
Series: Role-Playing for Fun and Profit
This captivating title offers a rare view into the world of battle reenactors, actors who bring history to life by playing the roles of those from the past. Readers learn about the past, present, and ...See more
Market price: $31.75 save 25%
Battleship Island: Deserted Island, The(18)
Item No. : 91486
ISBN: 978-1-62617-693-5
Series: Abandoned Places
Hashima, Japan’s sea walls give it the appearance of a ship lost at sea. This look is the reason for the Battleship Island nickname. In this title, reluctant readers will also see Battleship Island as ...See more
Market price: $25.95 save 23%
Beasts and Monsters (16)
Item No. : BR00252
ISBN: 9781625881533
Series: Head-to-Head
Which would win a head-to-head battle: Loch Ness Monster or Yeti? Now readers can find out with this installment in the Head-to-Head series that mashes up famous beasts and monsters from around the ...See more
Market price: $32.80 save 30%
Beauty and the Beast Stories Around the World: 3 Beloved Tales (17)
Item No. : 66200
ISBN: 978-1-4795-9705-5
Series: Multicultural Fairy Tales
Think there's just one fairy tale with a beautiful girl and a monster? Think again! Cultures all around the world have their own Beauty and the Beast stories. Visit France, China, and Switzerland, and ...See more
Market price: $27.99 save 25%
Becoming a Zombie (18)
Item No. : BP1194
ISBN: 978-1-68402-441-4
Series: Zombie Zone
According to zombie lore, if a zombie bites a person, he or she will become a hungry flesh-eater, too. But how might a zombie virus actually get started—and spread? This book lifts the lid on a whole ...See more
Market price: $26.99 save 30%
Bell Witch Haunting, The (20)
Item No. : 91837
ISBN: 978-1-6448-70921
Series: Paranormal Mysteries
On a small farm in rural Tennessee, a mysterious spirit was tormenting a family. Quilts were pulled off beds, strange noises stomped through the house, and shoes were thrown across rooms. In this ...See more
Market price: $29.95 save 27%