The Lightning Thief

The Lightning Thief
Rick Riordan

Is "Percy" short for "Percival"? No, it's for --

Is “Percy” short for “Percival”? No, it’s for —

Quick Stats:

Page Count: 400
Age Range: 10 and up
Year: 2005
Genre: Fantasy, Adventure

Series: 1st of 5, Percy Jackson and the Olympians

Percy Jackson has been a struggling student his whole life, he has been diagnosed with ADHD and Dyslexia, and thrown out of every school he has ever been to. One day his class takes a field trip that changes his life. While at a museum his substitute algebra teacher turns into a Fury and attacks him accusing him of stealing the “Lightning Bolt.” A combination of his Latin teacher and his best friend rescue him and get him to a camp meant for Half Bloods, who are children of Gods with mortals. Percy learns that he must find the lightning thief to save the world.

I recommend this book to ANYONE who loves a good action-packed adventure!

-Ms. Z


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Filed under Age Range: 10 and up, Author: Rick Riordan, Genre: Adventure, Genre: Fantasy, Page Count: 300-400, Part of a Series, Year: 2000s

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