The Sea of Monsters: The Graphic Novel (Turtleback School & Library Binding Edition)

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After discovering a secret that makes him question the honor of being the son of Poseidon, demi-god Percy Jackson journeys into the Sea of Monsters in an attempt to save Camp Half-Blood.

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Overview

After discovering a secret that makes him question the honor of being the son of Poseidon, demi-god Percy Jackson journeys into the Sea of Monsters in an attempt to save Camp Half-Blood.

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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9780606236119
  • Publisher: Demco Media
  • Publication date: 8/15/2013
  • Series: Percy Jackson and the Olympians Series
  • Format: Library Binding
  • Edition description: THIS EDITION IS INTENDED FOR USE IN SCHOOLS AND LIBRARIES ONLY
  • Pages: 128
  • Sales rank: 824,975
  • Age range: 9 - 12 Years
  • Product dimensions: 6.50 (w) x 9.80 (h) x 0.60 (d)

Meet the Author

Rick Riordan
Rick Riordan
Rick Riordan is best known for his bestselling YA series Percy Jackson and the Olympians and for a series of award-winning adult mysteries featuring San Antonio P.I. Tres Navarre.

Biography

Percy Jackson and the Olympians is a terrific YA series by former middle school teacher and mystery writer Rick Riordan that revamps Greek mythology in a fun, fresh way kids find enthralling. A trouble-prone teen with attention deficit disorder and dyslexia, Percy is the half-blood son of Poseidon, one of 12 Olympian gods making mischief right here in 21st-century America. Praised by critics, librarians, and teachers, the Percy Jackson books have been honored with numerous awards and appear consistently on The New York Times bestseller list.

The series grew out of a sequence of bedtime stories Riordan invented for his son Haley -- who, at eight, had just been diagnosed with learning disabilities. Although Haley was having trouble in school, he loved the Greek myths and asked his dad to tell him some stories about the gods and heroes. Riordan ran through the standards from mythology, then began to invent new tales featuring some of the same characters and introducing a brave boy hero enough like Haley to make things interesting!

Haley begged his father to write the stories down, and in 2005, The Lightning Thief was published to excellent reviews. It was an instant hit with preteens, who loved the concept of a kid much like themselves -- i.e., embroiled in the everyday problems of school, family, and relationships -- embarking on heroic quests, soothing vengeful gods, and battling monsters.

In addition to Percy Jackson and the Olympians, Riordan also writes books for adults, most notably a series of high-octane Tex-Mex thrillers featuring private investigator Jackson "Tres" Navarre, a complicated loner with an offbeat pedigree. (Tres -- pronounced "Trace" -- is a tai chi master with a Ph.D. in medieval literature who turns to detective work when he is unable to find a teaching job!) The first novel in the series, 1997's Big Red Tequila, scooped the Anthony and Shamus Awards, two of the three most prestigious prizes for Mystery & Crime fiction. Riordan completed the trifecta when his sequel, The Widower's Two-Step, won the coveted Edgar Award in 1999.

Between the two series, Riordan remains incredibly busy. For several years, he balanced writing with teaching English to middle school students. Reluctantly, he has left teaching (a career he thoroughly enjoyed) in order to write full-time, but he still harbors hopes that someday he'll return to the classroom. Meanwhile, he makes frequent visits to schools and enjoys meeting young readers on his book tours.

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    1. Hometown:
      San Antonio, TX
    1. Date of Birth:
      June 5, 1964
    2. Place of Birth:
      San Antonio, TX
    1. Education:
      B.A. in English and History, University of Texas

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  • Anonymous

    Posted August 2, 2013

    To Barnes and Noble

    THEY NEED MORE PAGES FOR THE FREE SAMPLE!!!!!!!!!

    24 out of 32 people found this review helpful.

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  • Anonymous

    Posted July 19, 2013

    Goooood

    Pretty nice

    16 out of 25 people found this review helpful.

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  • Anonymous

    Posted July 28, 2013

    Not yet

    Hope its good

    9 out of 22 people found this review helpful.

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  • Anonymous

    Posted July 12, 2013

    Stupid

    Stupid

    6 out of 47 people found this review helpful.

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  • Anonymous

    Posted February 7, 2014

    I thought that this book was really good overall. In my opinion

    I thought that this book was really good overall. In my opinion, it was missing some of the zest and detail of the original novel--however, nothing really important was cut out and it was still funny, entertaining, and interesting. The illustrations were really good. It just seemed really short--like it didn't take long to read.

    5 out of 6 people found this review helpful.

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  • Anonymous

    Posted January 8, 2014

    Great

    Great book btw if u play animal jam im mdl18

    3 out of 7 people found this review helpful.

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  • Anonymous

    Posted January 3, 2014

    Good book

    Haven't read it yet but want to seen the movie and its WAY better than the first movie by the way all u haters stop hateing rick riordan is the worlds best writter
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    3 out of 7 people found this review helpful.

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  • Anonymous

    Posted October 17, 2013

    Hello

    Percy looks demented

    3 out of 19 people found this review helpful.

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  • Posted March 27, 2014

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    Pretty good

    How can you not want to read this after seeing a cover like that? This one was better. Again, its mostly the book in graphic novel and all that. But still pretty good. Love the cover though.

    1 out of 4 people found this review helpful.

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  • Posted December 2, 2014

    The Sea of Monsters is a fatansy novel written by Rick Riordan a

    The Sea of Monsters is a fatansy novel written by Rick Riordan and it's 355 pages long. This book was about a boy named Percy Jackson and he was in 7th grade in a school in New York. Surprisingly, he has been through a year without monster, until his classmates became monsters and tried to kill him. When he was rescued by his friend Annebeth, another problem rises. Now Thalia's tree has been poisoned by a mysterious enemy and his friend Grover is also missing on a mysterious island. He once again sets forth on a quest to retrieve the Golden Fleece to heal the tree and to find his friend. Meanwhile Percy is senting forth to retrieve the Golden Fleece and find his friend; monster are attacking the camp. Will Percy make it in time to find both the golden fleece and his friend Grover before the camp get destroyed? Overall i think this book was great and interesting. It includes a lot of cliffhangers, even on the last few pages. It makes the reader interested and wants to read more. The diffculty of the usage of vocabulary in this book is not hard, even though it has a few vocabulary words it wouldn't prevent you from understanding the general idea.

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  • Anonymous

    Posted September 27, 2014

    Hi

    Kiss your hand three times and post this three times and look under your pilllow.

    0 out of 1 people found this review helpful.

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  • Anonymous

    Posted December 18, 2013

    Needs more pages in free sample

    I have read the real book and seen the movie but i dont want to buy this for nine bucks because there isint enough pages in the free sample and i dont know if i like it or not yet









    Go Messi!!!

    0 out of 10 people found this review helpful.

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    Posted January 25, 2014

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