Children's Books about Ancient Greece

Here are suggestions for books that might be helpful as you teach about Ancient Greece. Most of these books can be found at your public library. You may also want to check out the chronological list of children's books for ancient history on this site.

 

Picture Books

Z is for Zeus: A Greek Mythology Alphabet
by Helen L. Wilbur, illustrated by Victor Juhasz
Ancient Greece (Interfact)
by Robert Nicholson
See Inside an Ancient Greek Town
by Jonathan Rutland
Everyday Life in Ancient Greece
by Anne Pearson
Ancient Greece
by Andrew Solway and Peter Connolly
The Ancient Greece of Odysseus (The Ancient World
by Peter Connolly
Visiting the Past: The Acropolis
by Jane Shuter
The Parthenon: The Height of Greek Civilization
by Elizabeth Mann and Yuan Lee
Ancient Greeks (At a Glance)
by John Malam
Ancient Greece (Living History)
by John D. Clare
Technology in the Time of Ancient Greece
by Judith Crosher
Ancient Greece (Let's See Library - Ancient Civilization)
by Cynthia Klingel and Robert B. Noyed
Trojan Horse (DK Readers: Level 4)
by David Clement-Davies
The Trojan Horse: How the Greeks Won the War (Step into Reading)
by Emily Little
The Great Alexander the Great
by Joe Lasker

Activity Books

Ancient Greece!: 40 Hands-On Activities to Experience This Wondrous Age (Kaleidoscope Kids Books)
by Avery Hart and Paul Mantell
Classical Kids: An Activity Guide to Life in Ancient Greece and Rome (Hands-On History)
by Laurie Carlson

Chapter Books

D'Aulaires' Book of Greek Myths
by Ingri and Edgar Parin d'Aulaire
Archimedes and the Door of Science
by Jeanne Bendick

Movies about Ancient Greece

IMAX: Greece - Secrets of the Past