Percy jackson & the olympians the lightning thief
The Lightning Thief by Rick RiordanAlternate cover for this ISBN can be found here
Percy Jackson is a good kid, but he cant 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 Percys mom finds out, she knows its time that he knew the truth about where he came from, and that he go to the one place hell 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.
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It was released in theaters on February 12, It was not as successful as originally hoped, but a sequel to the film was released on August 7, Chris Columbus has stated that each member of the cast were chosen specifically with sequels in mind. The movie opens with Poseidon meeting with Zeus at the top of Mount Olympus where Zeus reveals to Poseidon that his master bolt has been stolen. Zeus blames Poseidon's son for the theft despite Poseidon's insistence that he is innocent, and gives him until summer solstice for the bolt to be returned or there will be war. Zeus then departs for Olympus. Percy is introduced underwater in a pool, holding his breath for seven minutes before leaving his school, Yancy Academy and going to his mother, Sally who lives with Percy's abusive stepfather, Gabe Ugliano.
The book was adapted into a motion picture and a graphic novel in This book tells of the main character, Percy Jackson , as he discovers a world much bigger than he has ever imagined but is immediately handed a quest to redeem himself from a crime he never commited. Percy Jackson is a twelve-year-old boy diagnosed with ADHD and dyslexia , and he has been expelled from every school he has ever attended. While he is in sixth grade on a field trip,  a classmate of his, Nancy Bobofit , bullies his best friend Grover Underwood. Percy is outraged, and suddenly, water from a nearby fountain drenches Nancy in a very unnatural way but the Mist makes it look like Percy pushed her. Their pre-algebra teacher, Mrs.
Poseidon reminds him that Percy is unaware of his true identity, but Zeus declares that unless his master bolt is returned to Mount Olympus in two weeks' time, war will be waged between all the gods. On a school trip to a museum, Percy is attacked by Alecto , a Fury masquerading as his substitute English teacher, Miss Dodds, who demands the lightning bolt. Percy's best friend Grover Underwood and his Latin teacher Mr. Brunner help scare off Alecto. Brunner gives Percy a pen which he claims is a powerful weapon, and instructs Grover to take Percy and his mother Sally to Camp Half-Blood—a hidden summer camp for demigod children.
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