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Percy Jackson and the Lightning Thief (Percy Jackson and the Olympians #1) - Rick Riordan
Percy Jackson and the Lightning Thief (Percy Jackson and the Olympians #1)
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Paperback. Pub Date :2013-07-04 Pages: 384 Language: English Publisher: Penguin Books The Gods of Olympus are alive in the 21st Century They still fall in love with mortals and have children who might become great heroes. but most of. these children meet horrible fates at the hands of monsters by... show more
Paperback. Pub Date :2013-07-04 Pages: 384 Language: English Publisher: Penguin Books The Gods of Olympus are alive in the 21st Century They still fall in love with mortals and have children who might become great heroes. but most of. these children meet horrible fates at the hands of monsters by the age of twelve. Only a few learn the truth of their identity and make it to Half Blood Hill. a Long Island summer camp dedicated to training young demigods. Such is the revelation that launches young Percy Jackson on a quest to help his real father. Poseidon. avert a war among the gods. With the help of Grover the satyr and Annabeth the daughter of Athena. Percy must journey across the United States to catch a thief who has stolen the original weapon of mass destruction -. Zeus master bolt Along the way. they face a host of mythological enemies determined to stop them Most of all...
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Format: paperback
ISBN: 9780141346809
Publisher: Puffin Books
Pages no: 375
Edition language: English
Series: Percy Jackson and the Olympians (#1)
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An Un-Calibrated Centrifuge
An Un-Calibrated Centrifuge rated it
4.0 The Lightning Thief
The Lightning Thief is a good adventure story though the ending feels a little rushed, and the book feels dated. I didn’t notice so much the first time around (or didn’t remember), but the book definitely feels early 2000s (is this the one that references Jesse McCartney? I can't remember). I'm n...
hunterfree03
hunterfree03 rated it
4.0 The lightning theif
This story follows the adventures of Percy Jackson as he attempts to save the world from Zeus wrath at the theft of his master lighting bolt. This book i would recommend for any grade level but lets just say third. I would use it to teach a lesson on how even though everyone feels different and a...
danae
danae rated it
I liked this one enough, but it's not one that i want to buy and read again and again. One thing i thought was odd was that Rick usually used the Greek names for the gods/demigods/etc. but the name Hercules was used at least 4 times throughout the book. Hercules is the Roman equivalent of Heracles...
Something to Ponder
Something to Ponder rated it
0.0 The Lightning Thief
Love this series! Great storyline and characters.
Blondie and Read
Blondie and Read rated it
3.0 The Lightning Thief
This has a great mix of mythology and present day. I really enjoyed characters, especially Percy, and will be continuing this series! While this book isn't meant for my age-range, I definitely see the appeal for younger readers.
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