|The Lightning Thief
Contributor(s): Riordan, Rick
ISBN: 0786838655 ISBN-13: 9780786838653
Publisher: Disney Pr
Binding Type: Paperback - See All Available Formats & Editions
Published: April 2006
Annotation: Now in paperback--the first novel of a new series that mixes classic Greek mythology with modern adventure. After learning he is a demigod, Percy Jackson is sent to a summer camp on Long Island, where he meets the father he never knew--Poseidon, god of the sea.
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|Library of Congress Subjects: |
- Mythology, Greek; Juvenile fiction.
- Mythology, Greek; Fiction.
- Camps; Fiction.
|BISAC Categories: |
- Juvenile Fiction | Fantasy & Magic
- Juvenile Fiction | Legends, Myths, Fables | Greek & Roman
- Juvenile Fiction | Action & Adventure
|Academic/Grade Level: Grade 4-6, Age 9-11|
|Series: Percy Jackson and the Olympians|
|Book type: Juvenile Fiction|
|Physical Information: 7.50" H x 5.25" W x 1.00" (0.60 lbs) 377 pages|
|Accelerated Reader Info|
|Quiz #: 89885
Reading Level: 4.7 Interest Level: Middle Grades Point Value: 13.0
|Scholastic Reading Counts Info|
|Quiz #: Q37425
Reading Level: 4.7 Interest Level: Grades 6-8 Point Value: 19.0
|Descriptions, Reviews, Etc.
Reviewed by Publishers Weekly Reviews (PW Reviews 2006 April #4)
"Without sacrificing plot or pacing, Riordan integrates a great deal of mythology into this tale and believably places mythical characters into modern times, often with hilarious results," said PW. Ages 8-12. (Apr.) Copyright 2006 Reed Business Information.
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