Contains 19 stories that vary in reading difficulty Each story is 2 or 3 pages to meet the wide range of needs found in classrooms. Covers fourth to ending sixth grades. Book is divided into 3 sections by origin of the stories: Greek and Roman Myths - Jason and the Golden Fleece, Pandora, The Adventures of Perseus and more; Norse Myths - Thor and the Giants, Thor's Hammer and Balder the Good; and Myths and Legends from Around the World - African, Chinese, Mayan, Inuit, Native American, Middle Eastern and Hawaiian. Practice activities for every story include a comprehension page and a vocabulary page. There are 2 pages of practice for skills such as structural analysis, character analysis, figures of speech, understanding plot development, setting and mood.