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Percy Jackson and the lightning thief, Rick Riordan

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Percy Jackson and the lightning thief
Title
Percy Jackson and the lightning thief
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Rick Riordan
Title variation
Lightning thief
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Language
eng
Summary
Percy Jackson is a good kid, but he can't seem to focus on his schoolwork or control his temper. And lately, being away at boarding school is only getting worse-Percy could have sworn his pre-algebra teacher turned into a monster and tried to kill him. When Percy's mom finds out, she knows it's time that he knew the truth about where he came from, and that he go to the one place he'll be safe. She sends Percy to Camp Half Blood, a summer camp for demigods (on Long Island), where he learns that the father he never knew is Poseidon, God of the Sea. Soon a mystery unfolds and together with his friends -- one a satyr and the other the demigod daughter of Athena -- Percy sets out on a quest across the United States to reach the gates of the Underworld (located in a recording studio in Hollywood) and prevent a catastrophic war between the gods
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After learning that the father he never knew is Poseidon, God of the Sea, Percy Jackson is transferred from boarding school to Camp Half-Blood, a summer camp for demigods, and becomes involved in a quest to prevent a war between the gods
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Award
  • ALA Notable Children's Book, 2006
  • Beehive Young Adult Book Award (Utah), 2007.
  • Books I Love Best Yearly (BILBY), Older Reader, 2011.
  • Georgia Children's Book Award, 2009.
  • Golden Sower Award (Nebraska), Young Adult, 2008.
  • Grand Canyon Reader Award (Arizona), Tween Book Category, 2008.
  • Iowa Teen Award, 2009.
  • Maine Student Book Award, 2007.
  • Mark Twain Award (Missouri), 2008.
  • Massachusetts Children's Book Award, 2008.
  • Maud Hart Lovelace Book Award (Minnesota), Division II (Grades 6-8), 2009.
  • Nene Award (Hawaii), 2008.
  • New York Times Notable Children's Book, 2005
  • Nutmeg Children's Book Award, Intermediate category, 2008.
  • Nutmeg Children's Book Award, Teen category, 2008.
  • Pennsylvania Young Reader's Choice Awards, Grades 6-8, 2008.
  • Rebecca Caudill Young Reader's Book Award (Illinois), 2009.
  • Sequoyah Book Awards (Oklahoma), Young Adult Books, 2008.
  • South Carolina Book Award, Junior Books, 2008.
  • Sunshine State Young Reader's Award (Florida), 2008.
  • Virginia Readers' Choice Award for Middle School, 2008.
  • YALSA Best Books for Young Adults, 2006
  • YALSA Popular Paperbacks for Young Adults, 2008
  • YALSA Popular Paperbacks for Young Adults, 2015.
  • Young Hoosier Book Award, Middle Books, 2009.
  • Young Reader's Choice Award (Pacific Northwest), Intermediate, 2008.
  • School Library Journal Best Books, 2005.
http://library.link/vocab/ext/novelist/bookUI
137098
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NOV
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
Riordan, Rick
Index
no index present
http://library.link/vocab/ext/novelist/lexile
680
Literary form
fiction
http://library.link/vocab/ext/novelist/minGradeLevel
  • 4
  • 6
http://library.link/vocab/resourcePreferred
True
Series statement
Percy Jackson and the Olympians
Series volume
1
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Friendship
  • Fathers and sons
  • Mythology, Greek
Target audience
juvenile
Label
Percy Jackson and the lightning thief, Rick Riordan
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Note
Originally published: New York : Hyperion Books for Children, 2005
Control code
000045081165
Dimensions
20 cm.
Extent
374 p.
Isbn
9780141329994
Label
Percy Jackson and the lightning thief, Rick Riordan
Publication
Note
Originally published: New York : Hyperion Books for Children, 2005
Control code
000045081165
Dimensions
20 cm.
Extent
374 p.
Isbn
9780141329994

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