The Lightning ThiefeBook - 2011
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Zeus's master lightning bolt has been stolen, and Percy is the prime suspect. Now Percy and his friends have just ten days to find and return Zeus's stolen property and bring peace to a warring Mount Olympus. But to succeed on his quest, Percy will have to do more than catch the true thief: he mu... Read More »
Percy Jackson always knew there was something weird about him. He thought it was just his ADHD, but it is actually because he is a demigod. By the Summer Solstice, Percy Jackson and his new friends Annabeth and Grover have to get Zeus’s master lightning bolt back or else the world is in trouble! ... Read More »
CRRL_RachelPlacchetti Jun 13, 2017
Percy Jackson, a 12-year-old demigod, embarks on a mission to retrieve Zeus' stolen lightning bolt and return it to Mount Olympus.
CRRL_ElizabethFitzgerald Sep 10, 2016
Beasts: Many. Percy Jackson always seems to be in trouble, but honestly it's not his fault. That's what happens when you are the son of a God. But that trouble just gets worse when Zeus accuses Percy of stealing his lightning bolt. Now Percy has to save his mom and find and return the lightning ... Read More »
When young demigod Percy Jackson is falsely accused of stealing Zeus's master lightning bolt, Percy must go on a quest to find the missing bolt and prove he didn't steal it. Made into a 2010 movie by the same name.
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"You are so not making this easy" "I am never, ever going to make things easy for you seaweed brain. Get used to it." -Percy Jackson to Annabeth Chase
...I could see people being chased by hellhounds, burned at the stake, forced to run naked through cactus patches or listen to opera music.
I was barefoot since I gave my shoes to Grover. Better that they wonder why one of us was barefoot than why one of us had hooves.
"Like he's 'Big Three' material,yeah right. Minotaur probably fell over laughing, he was so stupid looking." - Clarisse
SummaryAdd a Summary
Percy Jackson was never a "normal" kid-always getting in trouble and switching schools, just trying to fit in. When strange things start happening and a teacher attacks him, claiming that he is a thief, Percy's whole world was turned upside down when he finds out he is more than just a kid-and the "gods" are more than just myths. Grover, a spunky satyr, Annabeth, a determined teen, and and Percy, a relentless newbie proceed to go on a grand adventure to clear Percy's name.
Percy Jackson, a 11 year-old boy discovered that he is a demigod with the abilities to control water and all this comes from his father,Poseidon.
Grade 6 student Percy Jackson thinks he's human. Sure, a dyslexic human with ADHD, but still a human. But he's wrong. Percy is really a half-blood, a mix between a Greek God and a human. And his best friend, whom he also thought was human, is half goat.
Percy Jackson, an ADHD and a dyslexic boy, struggles to find a school that will except him. With the help of his friend, Grover, he finds out that he is a demigod, but loses his mom on the way. Devastated, Percy and Grover go to Camp Half-Blood where Percy finds out that he is the son of Poseidon. His father and Zeus are fighting because Zeus thinks Poseidon has stole his master bolt. Percy then goes on a quest to find the master bolt with Grover and Annabeth Chase, daughter of Athena. Percy faces Medusa, Hades, and even battle it out with Ares, to get the master bolt. On the way Percy gets his mom back. Percy then goes to Olympus to give back the master bolt and meets his father. He tells everyone about his adventures. The gods think that Cronus is rising. Meanwhile Percy goes back and finds out that Luke, son of Hermes and friend of Percy, is actually a follower of Cronus. Luke then attempts to kill Percy, but fails. This is the beginning of the war between the demigods and Cronus.
Percy An adhd finds out his dad is Poseidon (god of the sea) and learns that he has been accused of stealing Zeus lightning bolt and has to find it so he can clear his name
Percy was running for his life as the minotaur charged for him grover and his mom and again his freind grover was a satyr half goat half human
The main character, Percy Jackson, is having lots of trouble in school. All of the sudden, countless surprises confront him and he find out an unbelievable secret about himself. He makes new friends and has to go on a dangerous quest with them. It is really going to put him to the test...
The Lightning Thief:
Percy Jackson son of Poseidon is accused of stealing Zeus' Lightning Bolt. He is innocent and goes to find it to prove his innocence. He runs into many monsters. He faces Medusa. Hades too. Will he make it? Will he not? Read to find out.
Frightening or Intense Scenes: there are a bit of monsters but NOT scary. People who get scared easily might get the willies.
Violence: When Ares and Percy have a battle 1 on 1 to win the Master Bolt and Helm of Darkness.