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Demigods and Monsters
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Demigods and Monsters
Your Favorite Authors on Rick Riordan's Percy Jackson and the Olympians Series
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Which Greek god makes the best parent?
Would you want to be one of Artemis' Hunters?
Why do so many monsters go into retail?

Spend a little more time in Percy Jackson's world—a place where the gods bike among us, monsters man snack bars, and each of us has the potential to become a hero.

Find out:

  • Why Dionysus might actually be the best director Camp Half-Blood could have
  • How to recognize a monster when you see one
  • Why even if we aren't facing manticores and minotaurs, reading myth can still help us deal with the scary things in our own lives
    Plus, consult our glossary of people, places, and things from Greek myth: how Medusa got her snake hair extensions, why Chiron isn't into partying and paintball like the rest of his centaur family, and the whole story on Percy's mythical namesake.
  • Which Greek god makes the best parent?
    Would you want to be one of Artemis' Hunters?
    Why do so many monsters go into retail?

    Spend a little more time in Percy Jackson's world—a place where the gods bike among us, monsters man snack bars, and each of us has the potential to become a hero.

    Find out:

  • Why Dionysus might actually be the best director Camp Half-Blood could have
  • How to recognize a monster when you see one
  • Why even if we aren't facing manticores and minotaurs, reading myth can still help us deal with the scary things in our own lives
    Plus, consult our glossary of people, places, and things from Greek myth: how Medusa got her snake hair extensions, why Chiron isn't into partying and paintball like the rest of his centaur family, and the whole story on Percy's mythical namesake.
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    • Lexile:
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    • Text Difficulty:
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    • DOGO Books bunny953 - READ ALL OF RICK RIORDANS BOOKS JUST ORDERED THIS ONE!... -ricks number 1 fan (of course!)
    • Booklist

      September 15, 2013
      Grades 7-10 Filling in the mythologicaland, in some cases, psychologicalbackground of the Percy Jackson novels, 15 writers, most of them fantasy authors, weigh in on such diverse topics as how to recognize monsters (Rosemary Clement-Moore), the ins and outs of being one of Artemis' virgin huntresses (Carolyn McCullough), parent issues (several contributors), and why hero/monster tales have such resonance in our lives (ditto). This version of a title originally published in 2008 includes original entries revised to encompass the entire series, plus three new essaysmost notably Hilari Bell's comparison of Percy with his far less upright namesake, Perseus: The Greek HeroNew and Improved! Elizabeth Wein and Riordan himself explore the origin and significance of Percy's dyslexia and ADHD. The role of Dionysus in both the series and in Greek myth receives a searching analysis by Ellen Steiber, and in the last and longest entry, scholar Nigel Rodgers offers an entire alphabetical glossary of ancient Greek gods, heroes, monsters, and tales and lists sites that extend the series. The high-profile authors will get readers to pick this up. Along with reference value, the collection should afford both fans and curious readers some insight into the series' appeal.(Reprinted with permission of Booklist, copyright 2013, American Library Association.)

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      "Percy Jackson fans will love this book!"

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