Odysseus in the Serpent Maze - Jane Yolen, Robert J. Harris

Odysseus believed the age of heroes was over.

Then he and his friend, along with a spoiled princess named Helen and her cousin Penelope, are kidnapped by pirates!

Their journey leads them to Crete, where Odysseus must face the secret at the heart of the Labyrinth. There was a time when the Minotaur devoured all who entered, but now an even deadlier monster roams the maze. There Odysseus discovers the hardest part of being a hero: living long enough to tell the tale.

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Release date: 2001
Genres: fantasy, young adult
Updated: September 07, 2010

Young Heroes :: Series

Odysseus in the Serpent Maze
Hippolyta and the Curse of the Amazons
Atalanta and the Arcadian Beast
Jason and the Gorgon's Blood