Princesses of Myth Series Website Launches
Random House today announced the launch of a new website www.princessesofmyth.com. Esther Friesner's Princesses of Myth series has chronicled Helen of Troy and Nefertiti as young adults.Described as the "website where girls make history," readers will be able to blog about their reading, participate in contests and follow the development of the series. Teachers will find classroom resources.
Sphinx's Princess, the second book in the Nefertiti series, was recently recommended by Africa Access as a book that enriches "our perspectives of Africa beyond the stereotypical , ahistorical and exotic images that are emphasized in the West. "
Nebula Award winner Esther Friesner is the author of 34 novels and over 200 short stories, including the story "Thunderbolt" in Random House's Young Warriors anthology, which lead to the creation of Nobody's Princess. She is also the editor of seven popular anthologies.