The Resource The lightning thief, Rick Riordan

The lightning thief, Rick Riordan

Label
The lightning thief
Title
The lightning thief
Statement of responsibility
Rick Riordan
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Author
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
Percy Jackson is a good kid, but he can't seem to focus on his schoolwork or control his temper. And lately, being away at boarding school is only getting worse -- Percy could have sworn his pre-algebra teacher turned into a monster and tried to kill him. When Percy's mom finds out, she knows it's time that he knew the truth about where he came from, and that he go to the one place he'll be safe. She sends Percy to Camp Half-Blood, a summer camp for demigods (on Long Island), where he learns that the father he never knew is Poseidon, God of the Sea. Soon, a mystery unfolds and together with his friends -- one a satyr and the other the demigod daughter of Athena -- Percy sets out on a quest across the United States to reach the gates of the Underworld (located in a recording studio in Hollywood) and prevent a catastrophic war between the gods
Member of
Summary
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.
http://library.link/vocab/ext/novelist/bookUI
137098
Cataloging source
N$V
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
Riordan, Rick
Dewey number
[Fic]
Index
no index present
Interest level
MG
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!
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Jackson, Percy (Fictitious character)
  • Mythology, Greek
  • Camps
  • Poseidon (Greek deity)
  • Mythology, Greek
  • Camps
  • Friendship
  • Fathers and sons
  • Poseidon (Greek deity)
  • Hades
  • Zeus
  • Camps
  • Jackson, Percy (Fictitious character)
  • Mythology, Greek
  • Poseidon (Greek deity)
Target audience
pre adolescent
Label
The lightning thief, Rick Riordan
Instantiates
Publication
Copyright
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
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
ocm60786141
Dimensions
22 cm.
Edition
1st edition
Extent
377 pages
Isbn
9780786856299
Lccn
2005299400
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
n
Specific material designation
regular print
System control number
(OCoLC)60786141
Label
The lightning thief, Rick Riordan
Publication
Copyright
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
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
ocm60786141
Dimensions
22 cm.
Edition
1st edition
Extent
377 pages
Isbn
9780786856299
Lccn
2005299400
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
n
Specific material designation
regular print
System control number
(OCoLC)60786141

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