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Golden Fleece and the Heroes Who Lived Before Achilles - Padraic Colum



This book is a very well-known retelling of the story of Jason and the Argonauts appropriate for young teens. It includes tales of their various adventures and tells the stories of many of the Argonauts, including Atlanta, Theseus, and Hercules. It is still in print and has been popular with young people since it was first published over 90 years ago.

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