Percy Jackson and the Lightning Thief

by Rick Riordan
Percy Jackson and the Lightning Thief (Percy Jackson and the Olympians #1) - Rick Riordan 8.36   596

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.


Release date 2005

Details updated August 27, 2021

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Percy Jackson and the Olympians :: Series

Series contains 5 primary works and has 9 total works.

Percy Jackson & the Olympians is a pentalogy of adventure and fantasy fiction books authored by Rick Riordan. The series consists of five books, as well as spin-off titles such as The Demigod Files and Demigods and Monsters. More than 20 million copies of the books have been sold in more than 10 countries. The Lightning Thief, the first book, is the basis of a film called Percy Jackson & the Olympians: The Lightning Thief, which was released in the United States and Canada on February 12, 2010.

Percy Jackson and the Lightning Thief (Percy Jackson and the Olympians #1) 8.36   596
Percy Jackson and the Sea of Monsters (Percy Jackson and the Olympians #2) 8.20   469
Percy Jackson and the Titan's Curse (Percy Jackson and the Olympians #3) 8.32   428
Percy Jackson and the Battle of the Labyrinth (Percy Jackson and the Olympians #4) 8.64   394
Percy Jackson and the Last Olympian (Percy Jackson and the Olympians #5) 8.98   392
The Demigod Files 8.08   12
The Demigod Diaries 8.26   4
Percy Jackson's Greek Gods 8.60   5
Percy Jackson's Greek Heroes 8.66   3

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