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The Lightning Thief (Percy Jackson and the Olympians, #1)

by Rick Riordan

Percy Jackson is about to be kicked out of boarding school... again. And that's the least of his troubles. Lately, mythological monsters and the gods of Mount Olympus seem to be walking straight out of the pages of Percy's Greek mythology textbook and into his...

Percy Jackson is about to be kicked out of boarding school... again. And that's the least of his troubles. Lately, mythological monsters and the gods of Mount Olympus seem to be walking straight out of the pages of Percy's Greek mythology textbook and into his life. And worse, he's angered a few of them. Zeus' master lightning bolt has been stolen, and Percy is the prime suspect.

Now Percy and his friends have just ten days to find and return Zeus' stolen property and bring peace to a warring Mount Olympus. But to succeed on his quest, Percy will have to do more than catch the true thief: he must come to terms with the father who abandoned him; solve the riddle of the Oracle, which warns him of betrayal by a friend; and unravel a treachery more powerful than the gods themselves.

Paperback - 375 pages - in English - $7.99
ISBN: 0786838655 (ISBN13: 9780786838653)
Published Apr 1, 2006 by Disney Hyperion Books
First published 2005

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Ms. Malbacho (ELA Teacher)

at Chester Community CS, Chester, PA

Here since Sep 10, 2017

Books received - 2

I am a seventh grade English Language Arts teacher. I teach in area where the crime and poverty rate are among the highest in Pennsylvania. We are in desperate need of books for our classroom library. It is my hope that each student will be able to borrow books from my classroom to take home with them to read.

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My students are from an area where the poverty and crime rates are among highest in the state. I teach three English Language Arts classes, therefore there are...

My students are from an area where the poverty and crime rates are among highest in the state. I teach three English Language Arts classes, therefore there are a wide range of abilities within my classroom. My students are absolutely amazing. I am hoping to get some of the books they have personally requested to feed their thirst for reading.

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