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A student comments on Theseus

One of my 8th graders shared this review of Theseus: Battling the Minotaur by Jeff Limke, illustrated by John Graphic Myths and Legends: Theseus: Battling the Minotaur: a Greek Myth (Graphic Universe)McCrea. Lerner Books, © 2009. He wrote:

This book is a thrilling adventure about a Greek Myth where a young man goes on a great adventure to Athens. While on his journey he encounters many bandits. When he gets to Athens he is given a task to go to a foreign country and defeat an "invincable" monster. Anyone who reads this book will be quickly immersed in every binding of it. Good for grades 6-12.

I think the best part is that other students are reading his comments and including their own when they return the books. I may be getting more writing from the students than their Language Arts teachers, just one paragraph at a time!