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The lightning thief : Percy Jackson & the Olympians, Rick Riordan

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The lightning thief : Percy Jackson & the Olympians
Title
The lightning thief
Title remainder
Percy Jackson & the Olympians
Statement of responsibility
Rick Riordan
Title variation
The lightning thief
Creator
Author
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
Twelve-year-old Percy Jackson learns he is a demigod, the son of a mortal woman and Poseidon, god of the sea. His mother sends him to a summer camp for demigods where he and his new friends set out on a quest to prevent a war between the gods
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Summary
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
Theme
Storyline
Pace
Tone
Writing style
Character
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
Cataloging source
NOV
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
Riordan, Rick
Index
no index present
Intended audience
680L
Intended audience source
Lexile
Interest level
MG
http://library.link/vocab/ext/novelist/lexile
  • 680
  • 680
Literary form
fiction
http://library.link/vocab/ext/novelist/minGradeLevel
  • 4
  • 6
Reading level
4.7
http://library.link/vocab/resourcePreferred
True
Series statement
Percy Jackson & the Olympians
Series volume
1
Study program name
Accelerated Reader
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Poseidon
  • Hades
  • Zeus
  • Camps
  • Identity (Philosophical concept)
  • Friendship
  • Fathers and sons
  • Identity (Philosophical concept)
Target audience
adolescent
Label
The lightning thief : Percy Jackson & the Olympians, Rick Riordan
Instantiates
Publication
Copyright
Note
  • Some editions published by Paw Prints
  • Includes excerpts from "The Red Pyramid" and "The sea of monsters."
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
  • nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Dimensions
20 cm.
Edition
  • First Hardcover edition.
  • First paperback edition.
Extent
377 pages
Isbn
9781423134947
Lccn
2005299400
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • n
Label
The lightning thief : Percy Jackson & the Olympians, Rick Riordan
Publication
Copyright
Note
  • Some editions published by Paw Prints
  • Includes excerpts from "The Red Pyramid" and "The sea of monsters."
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
  • nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Dimensions
20 cm.
Edition
  • First Hardcover edition.
  • First paperback edition.
Extent
377 pages
Isbn
9781423134947
Lccn
2005299400
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • n

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