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The Lightning Thief-Rick Riordan

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The Lightning Thief
by Rick Riordan

I wanted to put up a review of this book before its theatrical release in February 2010. I hope that the movie will stay true to the book, but I don’t hold out much hope!

I picked out this book for my nine-year-old son, who I was pushing to move on from graphic novels and Diary of a Wimpy Kid.  After some duress, he started to read The Lightning Thief before bed one night. I knew it was a hit when he woke up early the next morning to see what happened next. “You were right, Mom, it’s really good.”

Once he was finished, I decided to give it a try.  I was surprised that I enjoyed it as much as I did. Read the rest of this entry