Title: Percy Jackson And The Lightning Thief
Author: Rick Riordan
Illustrator: John Rocco
Publisher: Disney Hyperion Books
Publication Date: March 1, 2006
Number Of Pages:377
Genre: Mystery-Greek Mythology
Text Structure: Novel
Summary: Percy Jackson on his 11th birthday gets attacked by a mythical creature in boarding school.Then Percy Jackson and his friend Grover goes to a camp called Camp Half Blood. Percy finds out that he is the son of the sea god Poseidon. Also that Percy is accused of stealing Zeus's most powerful weapon which is the master bolt, but Percy has never visited the gods before. If Percy doesn't return it in time the gods will clash. Will Percy return the Master bolt in time? Read Percy Jackson And The Lightning Thief to find out.
Reviewer's opinion: Percy Jackson was a very dramatic book because of how the characters acted in certain situations. An exciting mythical book with unbelievable content!
Recommended For: 3rd-8th
More Books In The series: 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
Awards Won: Young Readers' Choice Award (2008), Books I Loved Best Yearly (BILBY) Awards for Older Readers (2011), Rebecca Caudill Young Reader's Book Award (2009), South Carolina Book Award for Junior Book Award (2008), Grand Canyon Reader Award for Tween Book (2008)
Nene Award (2008), Massachusetts Children's Book Award (2008), Pennsylvania Young Reader's' Choice Award for Grades 6-8 (2008), Sunshine State Young Reader's Award for Grades 6-8 (2007), Pacific Northwest Library Association Young Reader's Choice Award for Intermediate (2008), Iowa Teen Award (2009), Lincoln Award Nominee (2009), Oklahoma Sequoyah Award for YA (2008)
Reviewed By: Henry, 3rd Grade