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The lightning thief

Author: Rick Riordan
Publisher: New York : Miramax Books/Hyperion Books for Children, ©2005.
Edition/Format:   Print 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: Young adult works
Novels
Mythological fiction
Juvenile works
Fiction
Fantasy fiction
Young adult fiction
Juvenile fiction
Named Person: Poseidon, (Greek deity); Hades, (Greek deity); Zeus, (Greek deity); Poseidon, (Greek deity); Hades, (Greek deity); Zeus, (Greek deity); Hades., (Greek deity); Zeus, (Greek deity); Poseidon, (Greek deity); Hades, (Greek deity)
Material Type: Elementary and junior high school, Fiction, Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Rick Riordan
ISBN: 0786856297 9780786856299 9780786838653 0786838655 9781415662984 1415662983 9781423134947 142313494X 9780545799003 0545799007 1415608792 9781415608791 9781435256897 1435256891 9781424247080 142424708X 0756966035 9780756966034 9781423135890 142313589X 0439861306 9780439861304 0439865999 9780439865999 0141381477 9780141381473 9780545241809 0545241804 9780141319131 0141319135
OCLC Number: 60786141
Awards: Bluebonnet Award 2006-2007.
Description: 377 pages ; 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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