The Odyssey


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These leveled reading adaptations of "The Odyssey" contain elements of violence, battles, and mythical creatures. It explores themes of heroism, perseverance, and the consequences of pride.
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The Odyssey

You can now read a sample of of our leveled editions online.

About the Author

Homer is an ancient Greek poet traditionally credited as the author of "The Odyssey" and "The Iliad." These epic poems are considered foundational works of Western literature and have shaped storytelling for centuries. While little is known about the author, Homer's masterful storytelling has left an indelible mark on the literary world.

Story Overview

"The Odyssey" by Homer is an epic poem that follows the journey of the Greek hero Odysseus as he attempts to return home after the Trojan War. Facing countless obstacles and encountering mythical creatures, Odysseus navigates treacherous seas, battles supernatural foes, and overcomes personal challenges. Along the way, he must outwit gods and monsters while longing for his homeland and faithful wife, Penelope. "The Odyssey" is a timeless tale of adventure, heroism, and the enduring power of perseverance.

The Power of Passage Markers

Synchronized Materials

Each text is broken down into numbered passages, synchronized across all versions, enabling every student to follow along in class discussions, regardless of the reading level they are using.

Passage numbers are available in the web reader and in the margins of our paperback copies.

A Multimedia Reading Experience

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