Author: Rick Riordan
AR Level: 4.7
AR Points: 13
Genre: YA Fantasy
Length: 377 pages
Summary: Twelve-year-old Percy Jackson learns he is a demigod, the son of a mortal woman and Poseidon, god of the sea. His mother sends him to a summer camp for demigods, where he and his new friends set out on a quest to prevent a war between the gods. Book #1. (GoodReads.com)
Review: This is an engaging book with many sub-plots. If you like mythology or action books you would enjoy this book. Since the main character is a young person who is going from one calamity to another and just trying to survive the reader is constantly encouraged to "read just a little more." This novel is the first in the series by Rick Riordan. Read it. You'll enjoy it.
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