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The lightning thief

Author: Rick Riordan
Publisher: New York : Miramax Books, 2006. ©2005
Edition/Format:   Print book : Elementary and junior high school : Fiction : English : 1st Hyperion paperbacks edView all editions and formats
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Twelve-year-old Percy Jackson learns he is a demigod, the son of a mortal woman and Poseidon, god of the sea. His mother sends him to a summer camp for demigods where he and his new friends set out on a quest to prevent a war between the gods.
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Genre/Form: Fantasy fiction
Young adult fiction
Fantasy
Fiction
Juvenile works
Young adult works
Juvenile fiction
Material Type: Elementary and junior high school, Fiction
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Rick Riordan
ISBN: 0786838655 9780786838653 1415662983 9781415662984 9781417732470 1417732474 9780756966034 0756966035 9781435256897 1435256891 9780329453251 0329453254 9780786856299 0786856297
OCLC Number: 64662791
Target Audience: 740
Description: 377 pages ; 20 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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Twelve-year-old Percy Jackson learns he is a demigod, the son of a mortal woman and Poseidon, god of the sea. His mother sends him to a summer camp for demigods where he and his new friends set out on a quest to prevent a war between the gods.

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