Marathon

by Boaz Yakin and Joe Infurnari. New York, NY: First Second, 2012

It tells the story of Eucles an Athenian messenger who in 490 B.C. (and the Battle of Marathon) ran from Sparta to Athens preventing the fall of Greece to the Persian Empire. Multiple awards winner; starred reviews.

It is a Tri-State Reviews Committee Books of Note - Master List, and Kirkus Best Teen Books of the Year.

Grades 4+

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