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The lightning thief

Author: Rick Riordan
Publisher: New York : Miramax Books/Hyperion Books for Children, ©2005.
Edition/Format:   Book : Elementary and junior high school : Fiction : English : 1st edView all editions and formats
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After learning that he is the son of a mortal woman and Poseidon, god of the sea, twelve-year-old Percy is sent to a summer camp for demigods like himself, and joins his new friends on a quest to prevent a war between the gods.
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Genre/Form: Fantasy fiction
Fiction
Juvenile works
Juvenile fiction
Named Person: Hades, (Greek deity)
Material Type: Elementary and junior high school, Fiction
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Rick Riordan
ISBN: 0786856297 9780786856299 9780786838653 0786838655 9781415662984 1415662983
OCLC Number: 60786141
Awards: Texas Bluebonnet Award Nominee, 2006-2007.
Description: 377 p. ; 22 cm.
Contents: I accidentally vaporize my pre-algebra teacher --
Three old ladies knit the socks of death --
Grover unexpectedly loses his pants --
My mother teaches me bullfighting --
I play pinochle with a horse --
I become supreme lord of the bathroom --
My dinner goes up in smoke --
We capture a flag --
I am offered a quest --
I ruin a perfectly good bus --
We visit the Garden Gnome Emporium --
We get advice from a poodle --
I plunge to my death --
I become a known fugitive --
God buys us cheeseburgers --
We take a zebra to Vegas --
We shop for water beds --
Annabeth does obedience school --
We find out the truth, sort of --
I battle my jerk relative --
I settle my tab --
Prophecy comes true.
Responsibility: Rick Riordan.
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After learning that he is the son of a mortal woman and Poseidon, god of the sea, twelve-year-old Percy is sent to a summer camp for demigods like himself, and joins his new friends on a quest to prevent a war between the gods.

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by sdechow (WorldCat user published 2008-06-20) Very Good Permalink

The Lightning Thief by Rick Riordan is about the everyday life of a demigod.  The story begins when Percy, a twelve year old dyslexic with ADHD, finds his somewhat normal life turned upside down.

Percy becomes suspicious when his...
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A Great Book

by Skittles101 (WorldCat user published 2011-09-18) Excellent Permalink

Personal I really love this book, its exciting, entertaining, and always has me laughing. Not to mention that it tells you a lot about greek myth. I would suggest this amazing book to anyone looking for a book with intesting plot, characters, and just a great book to enjoy.

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Wonderful spectacular superb book!

by BookClub99 (WorldCat user published 2011-11-12) Excellent Permalink

I LOVED this awesome book! it has action at every turn of the page! I would really reccomend this great book and The Kane Chronicals (also writen by Rick Riordan).

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what I think of the Rick Roadin series

by christianc (WorldCat user published 2008-09-17) Excellent Permalink

The Rick Roadin series is the best series I have ever read and I think you will like it to. I"m sure it will inspire

you to read I also think you will like Eragon it is also one of the best novels I have ever read

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