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.” (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://www.heroesofolympus.com
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) Compare prices.
The Son of Neptune (The Heroes of Olympus, Book 2)
Hardcover: 544 pages (Disney-Hyperion, October, 2011. ISBN: 9781423140597) Compare prices.
The Mark of Athena (The Heroes of Olympus, Book 3)
Hardcover: 608 pages (Disney-Hyperion, 2012. ISBN: 9781423140603) Compare prices.
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)