The Lightning Thief

The Lightning Thief

The Graphic Novel

Book - 2010
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After learning that he is the son of a mortal woman and Poseidon, god of the sea, twelve-year-old Percy is sent to a summer camp for demigods like himself, and joins his new friends on a quest to prevent a war between the gods.
Publisher: New York : Disney/Hyperion Books, [2010], ©2010
Edition: First edition
ISBN: 9781423117100
1423117107
9781423116967
1423116968
Branch Call Number: 741.5973 Ve
Description: 1 volume (unpaged) : chiefly color illustrations ; 24 cm

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TEENREVIEWBOARD
May 27, 2017

As the owner of this actual book, it is significantly thinner than what I would have liked. But I guess graphic novels are always shorter than what the actual books are. Some parts with sass and humour were cut, which frustrated me a bit when reading. I get that the publishers or editors may have thought they weren't "important enough" to waste a few pages on, but it still annoys me a bit. The major stuff was mostly all covered though, and it still trumps the movie by a solid landslide.
- @Siri of the Teen Review Board of the Hamilton Public Library

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Chelsea016
Jul 03, 2016

I liked the illustrations for the most part.

It's a little confusing if you haven't read the books first. There are a couple plot points that got left out with this version...

Kereesa Jul 09, 2015

Terrible adaptation.

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danomcd
Jan 12, 2015

This was actually a pretty good representation of the book material. Some spots were skimmed over but not too much.

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puppy_lover
Jun 27, 2014

BEST BOOK EVER;)

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greendog250
Jun 19, 2014

It's sooo good you should really totally read it. It's a can't put down book!!! :)

orange_dolphin_185 May 27, 2014

This is similar to Sea of Monsters very adventurous and it is a graphic novel

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bookfandomlover
Jun 25, 2013

not completely sticking to the book, but much better than the movie.

jkiller45 Jun 20, 2013

the lightning theif was a great book so i give it a five

TimothyZh May 31, 2013

Pretty good book, but not included some important parts, such as Medusa's garden

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Sep 16, 2015

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Lilsysweety thinks this title is suitable for between the ages of 8 and 99

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orange_dolphin_185 thinks this title is suitable for 9 years and over

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orange_dolphin_185 May 27, 2014

Percy has to find and return Zeus master bolt. Along the way he faces dangers finally he gets the master bolt back to Zeus

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!MOM!

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