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The Lost Hero (The Heroes of Olympus, #1)

Title

The Lost Hero (The Heroes of Olympus, #1)

Authors

Rick Riordan

Publisher

Disney-Hyperion Books

Pages

553 pages

Publication Year

2010

ISBN

9781423113393

Genre

fantasy

Topic

Family Relationship; Racial Diversity; Single parent; Family member death; Biracial; biracial daughter; death of a mother; single mother; single father

Annotation

Jason, Piper, and Leo, three students from a school for "bad kids," find themselves at Camp Half-Blood, where they learn that they are demigods and begin a quest to free Hera, who has been imprisoned by Mother Earth herself.

Grade Level

6-8

Family Formation

multiple

Main Character

boys and girl

Diversity Impact

indirect

Race/Ethnicities

Greek God / Human Cherokee / White

Awards

Children's Choice Book Award, 2011; Colorado Blue Spruce Young Adult Book Award, 2013; Garden State Teen Book Award, 2013; Volunteer State Book Award, 2012; West Australian Young Readers' Book Award, 2011; Young Reader's Choice Award, 2013; Evergreen Young Adult Book Award, 2013

Keywords

Greek mythology; camps; monsters; Gaia; Hera; Zeus; Hephaestus; Aphrodite; racially mixed people

Item Type

Fiction

Format

novel

The Lost Hero (The Heroes of Olympus, #1)

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