The lightning thief (Book, 2005) []
skip to content
New coming soon
The lightning thief

The lightning thief

Author: Rick Riordan
Publisher: New York : Miramax Books/Hyperion Books for Children, [2005] ©2005
Edition/Format:   Print book : Elementary and junior high school : Fiction : English : First editionView all editions and formats
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.
More like this

Find a copy online

Links to this item

Find a copy in the library

&AllPage.SpinnerRetrieving; Finding libraries that hold this item...


Genre/Form: Young adult fiction
Fantasy fiction
Fictional Work
Young adult works
Juvenile works
Juvenile fiction
Romans, nouvelles, etc. pour la jeunesse
Named Person: Percy Jackson, (Fictitious character); Poseidon, (Greek deity); Hades, (Greek deity); Zeus, (Greek deity); Poseidon, (Greek deity); Hades, (Greek deity); Zeus, (Greek deity); Percy Jackson, (Fictitious character); Zeus, (Greek deity); Poseidon, (Greek deity); Hades, (Greek deity); Hades., (Greek deity)
Material Type: Elementary and junior high school, Fiction, Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Rick Riordan
ISBN: 0786856297 9780786856299 9780786838653 0786838655 9781435256897 1435256891 9781415662984 1415662983 9780545799003 0545799007 9781415608791 1415608792 9781424247080 142424708X 9780439865999 0439865999 9780545241809 0545241804 9781484707234 1484707230 9780786282258 0786282258 9780141346809 0141346809
OCLC Number: 60786141
Performer(s): Art by Attila Futaki; Color by Jose Villarrubia.
Awards: Bluebonnet Award 2006-2007.
Description: 377 pages ; 22 cm.
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 --
A 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 --
The prophecy comes true.
Responsibility: Rick Riordan.
More information:


Half boy. Half God. All Hero. Look, I didn't want to be a half-blood. I never asked to be the son of a Greek God. I was just a normal kid, going to school, playing basketball, skateboarding. The  Read more...


Editorial reviews

Publisher Synopsis

It's Buffy meets Artemis Fowl. Thumbs up * Sunday Times *

Retrieving GoodReads reviews...
Retrieving DOGObooks reviews...

Similar Items

Related Subjects:(38)

User lists with this item (30)

Confirm this request

You may have already requested this item. Please select Ok if you would like to proceed with this request anyway.

Close Window

Please sign in to WorldCat 

Don't have an account? You can easily create a free account.