The lost hero (Heroes Of Olympus, Book 1) by Riordan, Rick (#1308FV1)


The lost hero (Heroes Of Olympus, Book 1)

by Riordan, Rick
Paperback Disney/Hyperion, 2019


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Jason has a problem. He doesn't remember anything before waking up on a school bus holding hands with a girl. Apparently she's his girlfriend Piper, his best friend is a kid named Leo, and they're all students in the Wilderness School, a boarding school for "bad kids." What he did to end up here, Jason has no idea-except that everything seems very wrong.

Piper has a secret. Her father has been missing for three days, and her vivid nightmares reveal that he's in terrible danger. Now her boyfriend doesn't recognize her, and when a freak storm and strange creatures attack during a school field trip, she, Jason, and Leo are whisked away to someplace called Camp Half-Blood. What is going on?

Leo has a way with tools. His new cabin at Camp Half-Blood is filled with them. Seriously, the place beats Wilderness School hands down, with its weapons training, monsters, and fine-looking girls. What's troubling is the curse everyone keeps talking about, and that a camper's gone missing. Weirdest of all, his bunkmates insist they are all-including Leo-related to a god.

Rick Riordan, the best-selling author of the Percy Jackson series, pumps up the action and suspense in The Lost Hero, the first book in The Heroes of Olympus series. Fans of demi-gods, prophesies, and quests will be left breathless--and panting in anticipation for Book Two. The accessible and dramatic cover art by graphic novelist Nilah Magruder will attract a new generation of readers.

Reviews & Awards
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  • Booklist starred, 05/15/07
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  • Horn Book Magazine, 01/01/11
  • Horn Book Magazine starred, 10/01/07
  • Kirkus Reviews starred, 04/01/07
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Product Details
  • Publisher: Disney/Hyperion
  • Publication Date: September 24, 2019
  • Format: Paperback
  • Series: Heroes of Olympus ; I
  • Edition: New paperback edition.
  • Dewey: -Fic-
  • Classifications: Fiction
  • Description: 557 pages ; 20 cm.
  • ISBN-10: 1-36805-143-X
  • ISBN-13: 978-1-36805-143-9
  • Follett Number: 1308FV1
  • Interest Level: 5-8
  • Reading Level: 4.5
  • ATOS Book Level: 4.5
  • AR Interest Level: MG
  • AR Points: 19
  • AR Quiz: 140427EN
  • Reading Counts Level: 3.8
  • Reading Counts Points: 26
  • Lexile: 660L