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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

Publication Year

2011

ISBN

9781423140597

Pages

513 pages

Genre

fantasy

Format

novel

Item Type

Fiction

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

Topic

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

Main Character

boys and girl

Race/Ethnicities

Greek God / Human Chinese / White

Family Formation

multiple

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

Diversity Impact

indirect

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

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