cover image Odysseus in the Serpent Maze

Odysseus in the Serpent Maze

Jane Yolen, Robert J. Harris. HarperTrophy, $5.99 (248pp) ISBN 978-0-06-440847-9

PW called this debut title in the launch of the Young Heroes series ""a rollicking adventure""; it stars the 13-year-old prince of Ithaca, who meets his match (and future wife) in a Spartan captive. ""The new spin here is that Penelope accompanies Odysseus on his adventures, often acting more heroic than he. The authors may well send readers clamoring for more Greek myths."" Ages 8-12. (Nov.)