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The lightning thief

Author: Rick Riordan
Publisher: New York : Disney/Hyperion, [2015?] ©2005
Edition/Format:   Print book : Elementary and junior high school : Fiction : EnglishView 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: Percy Jackson, (Fictitious character); Poseidon, (Greek deity); Hades, (Greek deity); Zeus, (Greek deity); Hades, (Greek deity); Zeus, (Greek deity); Percy Jackson, (Fictitious character); Poseidon, (Greek deity)
Material Type: Elementary and junior high school, Fiction
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Rick Riordan
ISBN: 9781484750346 1484750349 0786838655 9780786838653
OCLC Number: 910630941
Notes: "The lightning thief, 10 years"--Cover.
"Teacher's edition"--Front cover.
"Teacher's edition includes common core teacher's guide and sneak peek at Magnus Chase and the Gods of Asgard, Book 1: The sword of summer"--Back cover.
Includes excerpts of the author's "The red pyramid" and "The sea of monsters."
Awards: New York Times Notable Book of 2005 ; Child Magazine Best Book of the Year ; School Library Journal Best Book of the Year.
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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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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