The Lightning Thief: The Graphic Novel Summary & Study GuideFor reasons unknown, he often finds himself in unique situations that get him kicked out of school. At the same time Percy defends his friend, the fountain that they were next to grabs Nancy. However, Nancy believed that she was pushed into the fountain, and lies about the incident to Mrs. Dodds , Percy's pre-algebra teacher. Dodds separates Percy from the rest of the class before she transforms into one of the Furies from Greek mythology and attacks him.
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The Lightning Thief: The Graphic Novel Summary & Study Guide
Sign in. A teenager discovers he's the descendant of a Greek god and sets out on an adventure to settle an on-going battle between the gods. When his lightning bolt is stolen, Zeus accuses Poseidon's son Percy Jackson and gives Poseidon's son fourteen days to return it, otherwise he will initiate a war amongst the gods. His physically handicapped best friend Grover reveals that Percy is a demigod and that he is his protector and his teacher Mr Brunner gives him a pen telling him that it is a powerful weapon. However Sally is attacked by a Minotaur and vanishes before Percy can help her. In the camp, Percy befriends the gorgeous Annabeth; when they are attacked by Hades who wants the lighting bolt for himself, Percy discovers that his mother is in the Underworld with Hades.
Meet Percy Jackson. He is twelve years old, and he decides to tell us the story of his past year. On the first day of summer, just after his sixth-grade year, Percy discovers that something is wrong with him. Or rather, something is right with him. He learns that he is a half-blood: half-human, half-god. He is taken to Camp Half-Blood in New York, a camp for kids just like him that is safe from monsters that like to attack half-bloods.
The Lightning Thief: The Graphic Novel Summary & Study Guide Description
This fantasy novel follows the journey of twelve-year-old Percy Jackson as he learns that he is the son of Poseidon, the Greek God of the Sea, and is sent on a quest to retrieve Zeus's Master Bolt in order to prevent war between Zeus, Poseidon and Hades which could destroy all of Western Civilization. During a school field trip to the Metropolitan Museum of Art, Percy is attacked by his math teacher, Mrs. Dodds, who turns into a fury from the Underworld, but when Percy questions another teacher about the event, Mr. Brunner insists that there is no Mrs. With the school year over, Percy goes home to see his mother, Sally, who announces they are taking a trip to the beach. As Percy and Sally discuss Percy's father at the cabin, Grover, Percy's best friend who is revealed to be a satyr, arrives to warn them of approaching danger, so Sally urges the boys to her car so they can flee; however, on the drive, Sally's car flips, and as they walk through the words, she is attacked by a Minotaur and disappears.
The novel charts the adventures of modern-day twelve-year-old Percy Jackson as he discovers he is a demigod , the son of a mortal woman and the Greek god Poseidon. Percy and his friends Annabeth Chase and Grover Underwood go on a quest to find Zeus 's stolen lightning bolt and prevent a war among the gods Zeus, Poseidon, and Hades. The Lightning Thief was published in July The book has sold over 1. This novel is followed by The Sea of Monsters and spawned two sequel series and the extended universe of the Camp Half-Blood chronicles. His son had been studying Greek mythology in second grade and asked that his father come up with bedtime stories based on Greek myths.