The Goddess Girls by Joan Holub and Suzanne Williams puts a modern spin on classic Greek myths! Follow the ins and outs of divine social life at Mount Olympus Academy where the most privileged godboys and goddessgirls in the Greek pantheon hone their mythical skills. Aladdin Paperbacks (Simon and Schuster) ages 8-12.
The Goddess Girls is a series of books written by Joan Holub and Suzanne Williams, published by Simon & Schuster under the Aladdin imprint. The books were published in paperback format and as books. These books are about Greek goddesses in Greek mythology with a twist.The series re-created the ancient Greek mythology with a modern spin, and tells stories of the younger generation of Olympian pantheon as privileged tween students attending Mount Olympus Academy (MOA) to develop their divine skills and progresses.Holub came up with the idea to write a mythology-based series set at a middle school", and was joined by William to produce a series focused on four primary characters - Athena, Persephone, Aphrodite, and Artemis as a diverse group of loyal friends. Athena is noted for being brainy, Persephone is mysterious and kind, Artemis is bold and strong, and Aphrodite is "effortlessly beautiful". Zeus was cast as the Principal of the Academy. This series also stars many other popular gods, including Hades, Poseidon, and Ares. The mortals Pandora and Medusa are also mentioned in the series.The series also included deities and characters from contemporary pantheons as visitors to the Academy.