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The lightning thief, Rick Riordan

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The lightning thief
Title
The lightning thief
Statement of responsibility
Rick Riordan
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Language
eng
Summary
After learning that he is the son of a mortal woman and Poseidon, god of the sea, twelve-year-old Percy is sent to a summer camp for demigods like himself, and joins his new friends on a quest to prevent a 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.
Awards note
  • Texas Bluebonnet Award Nominee, 2006-2007.
  • Nutmeg award
http://library.link/vocab/ext/novelist/bookUI
137098
Cataloging source
N$V
Dewey number
[Fic]
Index
no index present
Interest level
MG
LC call number
PZ7.R4829
LC item number
Li 2005
http://library.link/vocab/ext/novelist/lexile
680
Literary form
fiction
http://library.link/vocab/ext/novelist/minGradeLevel
  • 4
  • 6
Reading level
  • 4.7
  • 4.7
  • 4.7
http://library.link/vocab/resourcePreferred
True
Series statement
Percy Jackson & the Olympians
Series volume
bk. 1
Study program name
  • Accelerated Reader/Renaissance Learning
  • Accelerated Reader
  • Reading Counts!
Target audience
pre adolescent
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The lightning thief, Rick Riordan
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Contents
I accidentally vaporize my pre-algebra teacher -- Three old ladies knit the socks of death -- Grover unexpectedly loses his pants -- My mother teaches me bullfighting -- I play pinochle with a horse -- I become supreme lord of the bathroom -- My dinner goes up in smoke -- We capture a flag -- I am offered a quest -- I ruin a perfectly good bus -- We visit the Garden Gnome Emporium -- We get advice from a poodle -- I plunge to my death -- I become a known fugitive -- God buys us cheeseburgers -- We take a zebra to Vegas -- We shop for water beds -- Annabeth does obedience school -- We find out the truth, sort of -- I battle my jerk relative -- I settle my tab -- Prophecy comes true
Control code
2479582
Dimensions
22 cm.
Edition
1st ed.
Extent
377 p.
Isbn
9780786838653
Isbn Type
(pbk.)
Lccn
2005299400
Specific material designation
regular print
System control number
  • (OCoLC)ocm60786141
  • (OCoLC)60786141
Label
The lightning thief, Rick Riordan
Link
Publication
Contents
I accidentally vaporize my pre-algebra teacher -- Three old ladies knit the socks of death -- Grover unexpectedly loses his pants -- My mother teaches me bullfighting -- I play pinochle with a horse -- I become supreme lord of the bathroom -- My dinner goes up in smoke -- We capture a flag -- I am offered a quest -- I ruin a perfectly good bus -- We visit the Garden Gnome Emporium -- We get advice from a poodle -- I plunge to my death -- I become a known fugitive -- God buys us cheeseburgers -- We take a zebra to Vegas -- We shop for water beds -- Annabeth does obedience school -- We find out the truth, sort of -- I battle my jerk relative -- I settle my tab -- Prophecy comes true
Control code
2479582
Dimensions
22 cm.
Edition
1st ed.
Extent
377 p.
Isbn
9780786838653
Isbn Type
(pbk.)
Lccn
2005299400
Specific material designation
regular print
System control number
  • (OCoLC)ocm60786141
  • (OCoLC)60786141

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