The Lightning Thief

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Disney Electronic Content, Feb 2, 2010 - Juvenile Fiction - 400 pages
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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.

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A great book that isn't too hard to read. - LibraryThing
The ending was lukewarm. - LibraryThing
It's really great, and I admire the writer. - LibraryThing
However, the plot seemed almost too formulaic. - LibraryThing
Easy to read young readers collection. - LibraryThing
It is an enjoyable read and has a quick pace. - LibraryThing

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User Review  - anaesteves - LibraryThing

I'm crazy about Percy! I laughed so much while I was reading this book! I always heard good thigns about it but was only when I read it and loved it that I decided that I have to bow to Rick Riordan because I'm sixteen and I just read a mid grade novel and loved it ! Read full review

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User Review  - MathewBridle - LibraryThing

I have been meaning to read this book for quite some time. Having watched my 11 year old daughter practically destroy it with her re-reading I thought that I had better act quickly. I was glad that I ... Read full review

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Title Page
Three Old Ladies Knit the Socks of Death
My Mother Teaches Me Bullfighting
My Dinner Goes Up in Smoke
We Visit the Garden Gnome Emporium
We Get Advice from a Poodle
A God Buys Us Cheeseburgers
We Take a Zebra to Vegas
We Find Out the Truth Sort
The Prophecy Comes True
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Rick Riordan ( is the author of the # 1 New York Timesū best-selling The Heroes of Olympus, Book One: The Lost Hero; The Heroes of Olympus, Book Two: The Son of Neptune; The Heroes of Olympus Book Three: The Mark of Athena; the #1 New York Times best-selling The Kane Chronicles, Book One: The Red Pyramid; The Kane Chronicles, Book Two: The Throne of Fire; The Kane Chronicles, Book Three: The Serpent's Shadow; as well as the five books in the #1 New York Times best-selling Percy Jackson and the Olympians series. His previous novels for adults include the hugely popular Tres Navarre series, winner of the top three awards in the mystery genre. He lives in Boston, Massachusetts with his wife and two sons.

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