The Lightning Thief by Rick Riordan

377 pages first pub 2005 (editions)

fiction fantasy middle grade adventurous funny lighthearted fast-paced
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Percy Jackson is a good kid, but he can't seem to focus on his schoolwork or control his temper. And lately, being away at boarding school is only getting worse - Percy could have sworn his pre-algebra teacher turned into a monster and tried to ki...

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Community Reviews Summary of 188,185 reviews

Moods

adventurous 98%
funny 71%
lighthearted 50%
mysterious 27%
hopeful 16%
inspiring 14%
emotional 13%
tense 13%
challenging 9%
relaxing 7%
informative 5%
dark 2%
reflective 2%
sad 1%

Pace

fast 68%
medium 30%

Plot- or character-driven?

A mix: 57% | Plot: 35% | Character: 6%

Strong character development?

Yes: 77% | It's complicated: 10% | No: 10% | N/A: 2%

Loveable characters?

Yes: 96% | It's complicated: 2% | No: 1%

Diverse cast of characters?

Yes: 48% | No: 25% | It's complicated: 20% | N/A: 4%

Flaws of characters a main focus?

Yes: 43% | No: 29% | It's complicated: 23% | N/A: 3%

Average rating

4.27

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