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The Lost Hero Book Review (The Heroes of Olympus #1)

The Lost Hero Book Review (The Heroes of Olympus #1) - Reviewed by Kidzworld on Nov 07, 2010
( Rating: 5 Star Rating)

From the author of the Percy Jackson and the Olympians series comes another death-defying adventure about the Greek Gods and their heroic children. Check out The Lost Hero by Rick Riordan.

Title: The Lost Hero
Authors: Rick Riordan
Ages: 9+
Rating: 5


Jason wakes up and he has no idea where he is, why he’s there, and more importantly who he is. His friends Piper and Leo seem to know him. In fact, Piper is his sort-of girlfriend. During a field trip to the Grand Canyon with a bunch of trouble-making teens, Jason gets the shock of his life. Monsters attack them, and it’s up to him, his friends and his coach (who turns out to be a satyr) to destroy them.


The Prophecy

He and his friends are rescued and taken back to Camp Half-Blood, a training camp for demigods (the children of the gods). There they hear a prophecy that forecasts a dangerous quest that will change their lives forever. Not only must they save Zeus’s wife, Hera, but they must also rescue Piper's celebrity father, who has been kidnapped by a merciless giant.


The Bottom Line

Set one year after The Last Olympian (book 5 in the Percy Jackson series), The Lost Hero begins a new chapter at Camp Half-Blood. Unlike Percy Jackson, this series is told in third person, alternating between Jason, Piper and Leo’s perspectives in each chapter. The story had the same feel as the Percy Jackson books, but the third person point of view restricted Riordan’s humorous touches. The Lost Hero introduced Roman history, which was both interesting and at times confusing. Rick Riordan is perhaps one of the best YA authors out there. And even though The Lost Hero is a great book, it’s not quite as great as Percy Jackson.


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SmartSunnyShadow
Santa Claus is not real. He was a God believed by the Vikings, but he doesn't exist. I don't want to spoil your childhood, but he is not real for your information. it is really fun pretending he is, but it's kind of creepy when you think about it. 
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CaptJolee
CaptJolee posted in Debating:
( practically this is anyone of any age cause like oracle said people get too attached to this mobile devices and on one should be having a phone in any grade or school and i heard this alot in my last school as well ( " oh im just using it for studying purposes") first off why would any one have a phone during a test or something when they should be instead learning in it in actual class but i can also understand that since teachers make it so boring to listen that the students just go off into day dreaming ik cause i do it all the time during class
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CaptJolee
CaptJolee posted in Debating:
yeah like we need phones in school, here is a example for a kid in school with phone ( *5 hours later, "timmy did you do your assignment", " no",  "and why not"....... "Because i was on my phone watching jackseptieye"
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"AwesomeIvysaurGirl34" wrote:This is good! I would love for you to continue this story, I need to find out the past mysteries of this man's life XDDeep. 
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AwesomeIvysaurGirl34
This is good! I would love for you to continue this story, I need to find out the past mysteries of this man's life XD
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