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Camp Half-Blood: Monsters of Greek Mythology Challenge!

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Calling all tweens:  read The Lightning Thief and join us for the first meeting of Camp Fandom!  We will meet virtually via Zoom on Thursday, July 30th at 6:30.  Register through our events page.  Hope to see you then!


Lightning Thief book coverPercy Jackson encounters a lot of monsters throughout The Lightning ThiefHe must fight a Minotaur, the Furies, and Medusa, among others. 

Your challenge is to create a monster from Greek mythology. You can do this however you like. You can draw one, make it out of Play Dough or Lego. Or make it out of any objects you find around your house. Maybe you want to turn yourself into one of the monsters and create your own costume. Be creative as you like! We want to see your creatures when we meet up for Book Club! 

For help in researching the different monsters online: 

GreekGods.org

KidsNews.com 

National Geographic Kids 

 

Books available for download from Overdrive/Libby or Hoopla: 

 Treasury of Greek Mythology by Donna Jo Napoli and Christina Balit
Classic Stories of Gods, Goddesses, Heroes & Monsters 

 Greek Gods & Goddesses by Britannica Educational Publishing and Michael Taft 

 Monsters of Greek Mythology, vol. 1 by Bernard Evslin 

 Monsters of Greek Mythology, Vol. 2 by Bernard Evslin