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The Son of Neptune (The Heroes of Olympus, #2)

Title

The Son of Neptune (The Heroes of Olympus, #2)

Authors

Rick Riordan

Publisher

Disney/Hyperion

Pages

513 pages

Publication Year

2011

ISBN

9781423140597

Genre

fantasy

Topic

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

Annotation

Demigod Percy Jackson, still with no memory, and his new friends from Camp Jupiter, Hazel and Frank, go on a quest to free Death, but their bigger task is to unite the Greek and Roman camps so that the Prophecy of Seven can be fulfilled.

Grade Level

6-8

Family Formation

multiple

Main Character

boys and girl

Diversity Impact

indirect

Race/Ethnicities

Greek God / Human Chinese / White

Awards

Amazon Editors' Picks: Top 10 Books, 2011 Buckeye Children's and Teen Book Award, 2012; Nominee West Australian Young Readers' Book Award (WAYRBA, 2013; Nominee Young Reader's Choice Award, 2014; Nominee Berkshire Book Award, 2013, Longlist, Children's Book Buckeye Children's and Teen Book Award, 2012, Winner, Ages 6-8 Buckeye Children's and Teen Book Award, 2012, Winner, Grades 6-8 Young Reader's Choice Award, 2014, Winner, Mythology

Keywords

Greek mythology; Roman mythology; camps; monsters; Gaia; Hera; Zeus; Jupiter; Hephaestus; Aphrodite; Juno; racially mixed people; giants

Item Type

Fiction

Format

novel

The Son of Neptune (The Heroes of Olympus, #2)

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