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The Resource Lightning Thief, The [electronic resource] :

Lightning Thief, The [electronic resource] :

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Lightning Thief, The [electronic resource] :
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Lightning Thief, The [electronic resource] :
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Rick Riordan
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Language
eng
Summary
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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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.
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137098
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Riordan, Rick
Index
no index present
http://library.link/vocab/ext/novelist/lexile
680
Literary form
fiction
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  • 4
  • 6
Nature of contents
dictionaries
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True
Series statement
Percy Jackson & the Olympians
Series volume
0001
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  • Boy adventurers
  • Demigods
  • Lightning
  • Camps
  • Hostages
  • Quests
  • Friendship
  • Satyrs
  • Boys with ADHD
  • Twelve-year-old boys
  • Preteen boys
  • Poseidon (Greek deity)
  • Zeus (Greek deity)
  • Gods and goddesses, Greek
  • Hell
  • Jackson, Percy (Fictitious character)
  • New York City
  • Los Angeles, California
Target audience
juvenile
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Lightning Thief, The [electronic resource] :
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THREE_M:d7duzg9
Dimensions
4 3/4 in. or 12 cm.
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electronic
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True
Isbn
9781423140344
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True
Specific material designation
optical disk
Label
Lightning Thief, The [electronic resource] :
Publication
Control code
THREE_M:d7duzg9
Dimensions
4 3/4 in. or 12 cm.
Form of item
electronic
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True
Isbn
9781423140344
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True
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optical disk

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