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The Lightning Thief

The Lightning Thief

  • Author: Rick Riordan
  • Publisher: Disney Electronic Content
  • ISBN: 1423140346
  • Category: Juvenile Fiction
  • Page: 400
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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. Book #1 in the NYT best-selling series, with cover art from the feature film, The Lightning Thief.

The Lightning Thief

The Lightning Thief

Study Guide and Student Workbook (Enhanced Ebook)

  • Author: N.A
  • Publisher: BMI Educational Services
  • ISBN: 160933907X
  • Category: Fiction
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Percy Jackson and the Lightning Thief

Percy Jackson and the Lightning Thief

  • Author: Rick Riordan
  • Publisher: Puffin Books
  • ISBN: 9780141329994
  • Category: Children's stories
  • Page: 374
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Look, I didn't want to be a half-blood. I never asked to be the son of a Greek god. I was just a normal kid, going to school, playing basketball, skateboarding. The usual. Until I accidentally vaporized my maths teacher. That's when things started really going wrong. Now I spend my time fighting with swords, battling monsters with my friends and generally trying to stay alive. This is the one where Zeus, God of the Sky, thinks I've stolen his lightning bolt - and making Zeus angry is a very bad idea. Can Percy find the lightning bolt before a fully fledged WAR OF THE GODS ERUPTS? Follow the author on his blog Also available: Percy Jackson and the Battle of the Labyrinth Percy Jackson and the Last Olympian Percy Jackson and the Lightning Thief (audio) Percy Jackson and the Lightning Thief (film tie-in) Percy Jackson and the Sea of Monsters Percy Jackson and the Titan's Curse Percy Jackson: The Demigod Files

Percy Jackson and the Lightning Thief

Percy Jackson and the Lightning Thief

  • Author: Rick Riordan
  • Publisher: Penguin UK
  • ISBN: 0141924403
  • Category: Juvenile Fiction
  • Page: 384
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Percy Jackson and the Lightning Thief is the first bestselling book in Rick Riordan's phenomenally successful Percy Jackson series. Half boy. Half God. ALL Hero. Look, I didn't want to be a half-blood. I never asked to be the son of a Greek God. I was just a normal kid, going to school, playing basketball, skateboarding. The usual. Until I accidentally vaporized my maths teacher. Now I spend my time battling monsters and generally trying to stay alive. This is the one where Zeus, God of the Sky, thinks I've stolen his lightning bolt - and making Zeus angry is a very bad idea. ----- Rick Riordan has now sold an incredible 55 million copies of his books worldwide 'It's Buffy meets Artemis Fowl. Thumbs up' Sunday Times ----- Books by Rick Riordan: The Percy Jackson series: Percy Jackson and the Lightning Thief Percy Jackson and the Sea of Monsters Percy Jackson and the Titan's Curse Percy Jackson and the Battle of the Labyrinth Percy Jackson and the Last Olympian Percy Jackson: The Demigod Files The Heroes of Olympus series: The Lost Hero The Son Of Neptune The Mark of Athena The Heroes of Olympus: The Demigod Files The Kane Chronicles series: The Red Pyramid The Throne of Fire The Serpent's Shadow The Magnus Chase series: Magnus Chase and the Sword of Summer Magnus Chase and the Hammer of Thor Magnus Chase and the Ship of the Dead The Trials of Apollo series: The Dark Prophecy The Hidden Oracle The Burning Maze

Percy Jackson and the Lightning Thief: The Graphic Novel

Percy Jackson and the Lightning Thief: The Graphic Novel

  • Author: Rick Riordan
  • Publisher: Penguin UK
  • ISBN: 0141353104
  • Category: Juvenile Fiction
  • Page: 128
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Percy Jackson - now in stunning graphic novel e-book form! Look, I didn't want to be a half-blood. I never asked to be the son of a Greek God. I was just a normal kid, going to school, playing basketball, skateboarding. The usual. Until I accidentally vaporized my maths teacher. That's when things started really going wrong. Now I spend my time fighting with swords, battling monsters with my friends, and generally trying to stay alive. This is the one where Zeus, God of the Sky, thinks I've stolen his lightning bolt - and making Zeus angry is a very bad idea. Can Percy find the lightning bolt before a fully-fledged war of the Gods erupts? Rick Riordan has now sold an incredible 55 million copies of his books worldwide

The Lightning Thief - Literature Kit Gr. 5-6

The Lightning Thief - Literature Kit Gr. 5-6

  • Author: Chad Ibbotson
  • Publisher: Classroom Complete Press
  • ISBN: 0228304989
  • Category: Education
  • Page: 55
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Be encouraged to rise above failure and show just what you're made of. The provided Before and After reading activities really help to build student's reading comprehension. Make connections between the novel and well-known Greek myths by identifying the significance of the three old ladies Percy sees knitting. Make predictions about the plot by deciding whether Percy will find out about his parentage. Go back through the novel and make a list of clues that show the author's use of foreshadowing. Put key events from the novel in the order they occurred as Percy learns about his quest. Compare the Greek gods from the novel with their Roman counterparts. Detail some of the ways the gods of Olympus influenced events in the story, and how these influences impacted plot development. Aligned to your State Standards, additional crossword, word search, comprehension quiz and answer key are also included. About the Novel: The Lightning Thief follows the mythical adventures of a young boy with a legendary destiny. Twelve-year-old Percy Jackson is close to being kicked out of another boarding school. But his real concern is the figures from Greek mythology who seem intent on killing him. On a school trip, Percy is attacked by one of his chaperones. He learns this person is really a Fury—a Greek deity of vengeance. With a magic sword tossed to him by his Latin teacher, Percy successfully kills the creature. He soon learns that he is, in fact, a demigod—half human and half Greek god. He makes his way to a summer camp for other demigods. Here he learns of his true parentage and why he struggles so much in school. Things get even stranger for Percy when he is thrust into a quest that can either save the world, or doom him forever.

Quicklet on Rick Riordan's The Lightning Thief

Quicklet on Rick Riordan's The Lightning Thief

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  • Author: Niko Silvester
  • Publisher: Hyperink Inc
  • ISBN: 1614641803
  • Category: Fiction
  • Page: 42
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Quicklets: Learn More. Read Less. The Lightning Thief started out as a bedtime story for Rick Riordan's oldest son. After writing adult mysteries for some time, Riordan decided to try his hand at children's fiction. Making up a tale for his son was the perfect place to begin. The story takes ancient Greek mythology and brings it into the modern world. Riordan creates a here-and-now in which gods and creatures of myth and legend are still active, though perhaps not in the ways we would expect. The Greek gods' palace on Mount Olympus has shifted to the new center of Western civilization the United States, but the gods still get up to their old tricks. They still fight, and fall in love, and have children with mortal humans. The story of one half-human, half-god boy, Perseus Jackson, is the basis of The Lightning Thief. Riordan takes a fantastic what-if idea "what if the Greek gods still existed and had half-divine children in the modern world?" and creates a rousing adventure tale of friendship, courage, and doing what's right. ABOUT THE AUTHOR Nicole has been writing since she could make letters with a pencil, and has been making a living at it for more than ten years. She has gone back to school too many times, studying archaeology, folklore, writing and visual art. She writes fiction under several pen names, and also does printmaking, book arts, and photography. She's an avid amateur natural historian with a particular fascination for things that fly, whether it's birds, bats or insects. And if it's possible to be both a luddite, with a love for the low-tech, and a technophile, with a fascination for everything new and shiny, Nicole is both. She reads too many books, plays too many video games, and watches too much anime.

The Percy Jackson and the Olympians, Book One: Lightning Thief Deluxe Edition

The Percy Jackson and the Olympians, Book One: Lightning Thief Deluxe Edition

  • Author: Rick Riordan
  • Publisher: Hyperion
  • ISBN: 9781423121701
  • Category: Juvenile Fiction
  • Page: 384
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In this stunning collector's edition, Percy's world is brought to life with full-color illustrations by the series jacket artist John Rocco. The edition comes in an elegant slipcase with a ribbon bookmark and cloth cover, a perfect keepsake for fans of this truly epic series.

The Lightning Thief

The Lightning Thief

  • Author: Robert Venditti
  • Publisher: N.A
  • ISBN: 9781646970698
  • Category:
  • Page: 125
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In this graphic format adaptation of Rick Riordan's novel, 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.

Summary of Percy Jackson and the Olympians

Summary of Percy Jackson and the Olympians

The Lightning Thief Illustrated Edition: Trivia/Quiz for Fans

  • Author: Whizbooks
  • Publisher: Blurb
  • ISBN: 9780464933342
  • Category: Reference
  • Page: 78
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Summary of Percy Jackson and the Olympians: The Lightning Thief Illustrated Edition by Rick Riordan: Trivia/Quiz for Fans Features You'll Discover Inside: - A comprehensive guide to aid in discussion & discovery - 30 multiple choice questions on the book, plots, characters, and author - Insightful resource for teachers, groups, or individuals - Keep track of scores with results to determine "fan status" - Share with other book fans and readers for mutual enjoyment Disclaimer: This is an unofficial summary, analysis and trivia book to enhance a reader's experience to books they already love and appreciate. We encourage our readers to purchase the original book first before downloading this companion book for your enjoyment.