The Lightning Thief by Rick Riordan (Percy Jackson and the Olympians, Book 1)text
Perseus “Percy” Jackson is a twelve-year-old New Yorker who has dyslexia and ADHD. For factors unidentified, he commonly locates himself in special circumstances that get him rejected of school. Throughout a school trip to a gallery, a bully, Nancy Bobofit, harasses Percy’s pal Grover. At the same time Percy defends his friend, the water fountain that they were next to grabs Nancy. Nonetheless, Nancy believed that she was pushed into the fountain, and also exists regarding the case to Mrs. Dodds, Percy’s pre-algebra instructor. Mrs. Dodds separates Percy from the remainder of the course before she changes right into one of the Furies from Greek mythology as well as strikes him. Mr. Brunner, Percy’s Latin teacher, throws a pen to Percy, when uncapped, it changes right into a sword. Percy eliminates Mrs. Dodds, and when he goes back to the course, no one appears to bear in mind the pre-algebra instructor. Just Grover seems questionable when Percy faces him.
Percy seeks Mr. Brunner for extra help on Latin for the final the adhering to week. Nonetheless, he unintentionally hears Grover as well as Mr. Brunner speaking about him, and also concerning a taken product that was necessary.
Percy goes house on the last day of school, and also his mother Sally takes him to the beach residence where Percy’s moms and dads fulfilled long ago. Unfortunately, that evening, a tornado raves, and Grover advises them to flee. They are struck by the Minotaur while driving to the countryside, and in the ensuing fight, Sally goes away in a gold flash when the monster orders her. Infuriated, Percy eliminates the Minotaur as well as passes out soon afterwards.
3 days later, he wakes up in the infirmary of Camp Half-Blood, where Grover and Mr. Brunner – who is Chiron, the camp supervisor– tell him that he is a demigod – half-mortal, half-god – but his godly moms and dad is unknown. The Lightning Thief by Rick Riordan download Audiobook. For this reason, he is sent to the Hermes cabin, which gets all the unclaimed demigods. During his time there, he befriends Luke, the cabin leader and also boy of Hermes, comes to be a colleague of Annabeth, a little girl of Athena, and an adversary of Clarisse, that is a little girl of Ares. The Lightning Thief by Rick Riordan download Audiobook. Via a collection of events throughout Percy’s stay at camp, Poseidon asserts him.
Nonetheless, just as the spear that claimed him disappears, a hellhound ruptureds into camp as well as sends out the campers into panic, as these monsters apparently are incapable to go into. To safeguard the camp, Chiron sends out Percy on a quest.
Percy is eventually charged by the Oracle to get Zeus’ stolen lightning bolt, mistakenly thought to have actually been taken by Poseidon. Poseidon, nonetheless, condemns Hades for taking it, in hopes of beginning a war. Annabeth and Grover go west with him in order to get the swiped items. However, upon reaching Hades’s burrow, Hades charges Percy of stealing his helm, threatening to eliminate him and also his mom prior to releasing the dead right into the world. Percy and his close friends get away, and also they learn that Ares had actually the swiped items all along. Percy combats the god of battle in a duel as well as remarkably wins. Percy returns the helm to Hades, and also in return, Hades returns Sally safely.
After Percy returns the lightning bolt to Zeus, Luke discloses that he was the burglar as well as is working for Kronos, the Lord of the Titans. He attempts to eliminate Percy by calling on a pit scorpion, however Percy makes it through. At the end of summer, Percy ultimately chooses to return house for the school year before he returns for the following summer.