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The lightning thief

Author: Rick Riordan
Publisher: New York : Disney/Hyperion, ©2005.
Edition/Format:   Print book : Elementary and junior high school : Fiction : English : 1st edView all editions and formats
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Twelve-year-old Percy Jackson, a demigod, and his friends set out on a road trip to find and return Zeus' stolen property and bring peace to a warring Mount Olympus.
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Genre/Form: Mythological fiction
Fantasy fiction
Fiction
Juvenile works
Juvenile fiction
Named Person: Hades, (Greek deity); Poseidon, (Greek deity); Zeus, (Greek deity)
Material Type: Elementary and junior high school, Fiction, Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Rick Riordan
ISBN: 9780786856299 0786856297
OCLC Number: 1023398298
Awards: Young Reader's Choice Award, 2008
Sunshine State Young Reader's Award, 2008
Rebecca Caudill Young Readers Book Award, 2009
Georgia Children's Book Award, 2009
Pennsylvania Young Reader's Choice Award, 2008
Virginia Young Readers Award, 2008
Golden Sower Award, 2008
Maine Student Book Award, 2007
Nutmeg Children's Book Award, 2008
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 --
The prophecy comes true.
Responsibility: Rick Riordan.
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Twelve-year-old Percy Jackson, a demigod, and his friends set out on a road trip to find and return Zeus' stolen property and bring peace to a warring Mount Olympus.

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