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The Heroes of Olympus by Rick Riordan

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Cover art of fantasy novel The Heroes of Olympus, Book 1: The Lost Hero

The Heroes of Olympus, Book 1: The Lost Hero, by Rick Riordan

Series Title: The Heroes of Olympus

Author: Rick Riordan, author of the Percy Jackson and the Olympians series and The Kane Chronicles series, plus the story arc and the first book, The Maze of Bones for the 39 Clues series.

Publisher: Disney-Hyperion

Main Characters: “Meet Jason, Piper, and Leo, three new heroes about to enter Camp Half–Blood and discover their heroic lineage. Jason is a boy with a bad case of amnesia and a hidden secret. Piper has an unusual gift and a family in danger. Leo has a gift for making tools and a sharp wit that often leads to trouble.” (Borders: Rick Riordan) The main characters are 13 or 14 years old.

Story: According to Disney, “In Heroes of Olympus, Rick Riordan returns to the world of Camp Half-Blood [first introduced in his Percy Jackson and the Olympians series]. Here a new group of heroes will inherit a quest. But to survive the journey, they’ll need the help of some familiar demigods.” (Disney press release, 9/13/10)

Series Web Site: http://partners.disney.com/heroes-of-olympus

Categories: Adventure, fantasy, Greek and Roman mythology, mystery, friendship

Length of Books: 544-608 pages

Recommended for: Ages 10-15, grades 5-9; reluctant readers; younger Percy Jackson fans

Available Formats: Hardcover, downloadable e-book applications, plus audio versions

Books in The Heroes of Olympus Series:
The Lost Hero (The Heroes of Olympus, Book 1)
Hardcover: 576 pages (Disney-Hyperion, 2010. ISBN:978-1423113393)

The Son of Neptune (The Heroes of Olympus, Book 2)
Hardcover: 544 pages (Disney-Hyperion, October, 2011. ISBN: 9781423140597)

The Mark of Athena (The Heroes of Olympus, Book 3)
Hardcover: 608 pages (Disney-Hyperion, 2012. ISBN: 9781423140603)

The House of Hades (The Heroes of Olympus, Book 4)
Hardcover: 608 pages (Disney-Hyperion, 2013. ISBN: 9781423146728)

Title to Be Announced (The Heroes of Olympus, Book 5)
Hardcover (Disney-Hyperion, 2014)

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