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Heroes in Training Series
Authors: Joan Holub, Suzanne Williams
Illustrator: Craig Phillips
Number of Books in Series: 14
Age Group: 6 - 9 years

Reading Level: AR Levels 3.6-4.5
GLE 4.0
DRA 40
Lexile® measure 550L-660L

Book 1 Summary: When ten-year-old Zeus is kidnapped, he discovers he can defend himself with a magical thunderbolt.


Heroes in Training Book List:

This series should be read in the correct order listed here.

Book 1: Zeus and the Thunderbolt of Doom
Ages 6-9. August 7, 2012.
AR: 3.8 (2 Points, Quiz #153200);  GLE: 4
F&P/GRL: Q;  DRA: 40
Lexile measure: 570L

Book 2: Poseidon and the Sea of Fury
Ages 6-9. December 4, 2012.
AR: 3.7 (2 Points, Quiz #155860)
Lexile measure: 550L

Book 3: Hades and the Helm of Darkness
Ages 6-9. April 2, 2013.
AR: 3.6 (2 Points, Quiz #158163)
Lexile measure: 550L

Book 4: Hyperion and the Great Balls of Fire
Ages 6-9. August 6, 2013.
AR: 3.8 (2 Points, Quiz #160309)
Lexile measure: 560L

Book 5: Typhon and the Winds of Destruction
Ages 6-9. December 3, 2013.
AR: 4.2 (2 Points, Quiz #163210)
Lexile measure: 610L

Book 6: Apollo and the Battle of the Birds
Ages 6-9. April 1, 2014.
AR: 4.5 (2 Points, Quiz #167266)
Lexile measure: 660L

Book 7: Ares and the Spear of Fear
Ages 6-9. August 5, 2014.
AR: 4.1 (2 Points, Quiz #168557)
Lexile measure: 570L

Book 8: Cronus and the Threads of Dread
Ages 6-9. December 2, 2014.
AR: 4 (2 Points, Quiz #171188)
Lexile measure: 560L

Book 9: Crius and the Night of Fright
Ages 6-9. April 7, 2015.
Lexile measure: 580L

Book 10: Hephaestus and the Island of Terror
Ages 6-9. August 18, 2015.
Lexile measure: 650L

Book 11: Uranus and the Bubbles of Trouble
Ages 6-9. December 1, 2015.
Lexile measure: 610L

Book 12: Perseus and the Monstrous Medusa
Ages 6-9. April 12, 2016.
Lexile measure: 630L

Book 13: Hermes and the Horse with Wings
Ages 6-9. April 4, 2017.

Book 14: Dionysus and the Land of Beasts
Ages 6-9. December 5, 2017.

Book Sets: Sets of Up to 14 Books

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Author Website for Joan Holub
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