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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

Publication Year

2010

ISBN

9781423113393

Pages

553 pages

Genre

fantasy

Format

novel

Item Type

Fiction

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

Topic

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

Main Character

boys and girl

Race/Ethnicities

Greek God / Human Cherokee / White

Family Formation

multiple

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

Diversity Impact

indirect

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

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