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Percy Jackson and the Lightning Thief

Average rating
4 out of 5
Based on 376,543 Ratings and 27,095 Reviews

Book Description
Book Description

In this stunning collectors' edition of The Lightning Thief, Percy Jackson's world is brought to life with eight full-color plates by the series jacket artist John Rocco. The edition comes in an elegant slipcase with a ribbon bookmark, rough edges, and cloth cover--a perfect keepsake for fans of this truly epic series.

After getting expelled from yet another sc... More

Book Information
PublisherPenguin Young Readers Group
BindingPaperback (63 editions)
Reading LevelUncategorized
# of Pages384
ISBN-100141329998
ISBN-13978-0141329994
Publication Date05/30/2010
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About Rick Riordan (Author) : I wrote a lot of short stories when I was young, and even sent a few in (to get rejected). My very first rejection note was from Isaac Asimov Science Fiction Magazine in 1978. My mother saved this fo... more
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11/18/2014 Lindsay Marchant

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10/31/2012 ES Ivy tagged as: I recommend, I read

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12/13/2011 Alyssa Rixe

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8/17/2011 Yu-Hsuan Chiu said: If you love Greek Mythology then you would love this.

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8/2/2011 Paul A. said: Great story!

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1/23/2011 Deborah Copeland tagged as: I read, I'm reading

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8/10/2010 Hiram Todd

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6/30/2010 Natisha Rowell said:
I love mythology and adventure. My kids do too. The Lightning Thief has made my family Rick Riordan fans. I enjoyed this book, read it from cover to cover without really putting it down (at least not very much). My older son (10) has now read the book three times, and he still gets excited and co... more

tags: fantasy fiction

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5/31/2010 Lisa Cresswell said: I read this book, half on the way to St. Louis on the plane, and the rest of it on the way back. It's a fun concept.
tags: I recommend, I read

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3/22/2010 andrew jacobson

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3/17/2010 Nivi Engineer tagged as: I read

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2/23/2010 Marty Shaw said:
This book has a special place in my heart. I have always been fond of Greek mythology because the tales of the gods and goddesses came from those who were not afraid to be among the first to lift up the veil of normal life to take a peek at the inner workings of the universe. The Lightning Thief ... more

tags: I recommend

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1/11/2010 Kathy Spielman

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11/24/2009 Cole Rush

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9/28/2009 Nicole Markel said: Please read my review at Examiner.com. http://tinyurl.com/ybdztss
tags: I recommend, I read

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9/16/2009 Kelly Hashway said: Great series!
tags: I recommend

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6/22/2009 Haley M. said: A top favorite series of mine. Combining the real world and the world of greek mythology, this is a great series.
tags: Percy Jackson and the Olympians, I recommend, I read

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5/27/2009 Tracy O'Daniel

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5/21/2009 Kristin Fulenwider said: Loved this book! It was a great tie to Greek Mythology. I had to think back on all I had learned in Middle School. Riordan really made each mythological creature and legend real!
tags: I recommend

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1/29/2009 Renee Jones tagged as: I recommend, I read

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1/17/2009 David Bernstein said: I really enjoyed this book and now I am reading the next two.
tags: I recommend, Inspired me

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1/2/2009 Alex :) said: Good book ecspecially if you're into greek mythology. I read it while learning about greek mythology in school. I really enjoyed it.
tags: I read

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12/1/2008 Carl Schwanke said: What can I say that hasn't already been said about this fantastic series? The most original, exciting, inventive, series I've read in my 10 years as a librarian.
tags: greek mythology, fantasy, I read

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11/3/2008 Stephanie Rous said: I love the entire series. Presenting this to my students and my own middle school son was fun, and the books have not remained on the library bookshelf for longer than a day since they came in!
tags: I recommend, I read

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8/7/2008 Mandy Silberstein tagged as: I read

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7/17/2008 Nancy Viau tagged as: I recommend

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4/30/2008 Samantha Tai tagged as: I'm reading

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2/24/2008 Kimberly Hirsh tagged as: To Read

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2/23/2008 kevan atteberry tagged as: I read

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10/18/2007 p dog tagged as: boybook

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8/21/2007 Becky Laney tagged as: I Read

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4/6/2007 Little Willow tagged as: I Read

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