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 Lost hero : the graphic novel
 Author: Riordan, Rick

 Added Entry - Personal Name: Venditti, Robert
 Illustrator: Powell, Nate

 Publisher:  Disney/Hyperion
 Pub Year: 2014

 Dewey: 741.5
 Classification: Nonfiction
 Physical Description: [192] p., col. ill., 23 cm.

 BTSB No: 754946 ISBN: 9781423162797
 Ages: 10-14 Grades: 5-9

 Subjects:
 Riordan, Rick. -- Lost hero -- Adaptations
 Graphic novels
 Greek mythology -- Fiction
 Camps -- Fiction
 Hera (Greek deity) -- Fiction
 Gaia (Greek deity) -- Fiction
 Monsters -- Fiction

Price: $17.21

Summary:
Jason, Piper, and Leo, three students from a school for "bad kids," find themselves at Camp Half-Blood, where they learn that they are demigods and begin a quest to free Hera, who has been imprisoned by Mother Earth herself.

Series:
Heroes Of Olympus (graphic Novels), Bk. 1


Accelerated Reader Information:
   Interest Level: MG
   Reading Level: 3.40
   Points: 2.0   Quiz: 169828

Reviews:
   School Library Journal (11/01/14)

Full Text Reviews:

School Library Journal - 11/01/2014 Gr 4–8—Riordan's ever-popular mythology series that resonates so strongly with reluctant readers and those who yearn for action-packed adventure now have the option to follow the story in graphic novel format. If the traditional narrative version of The Lost Hero (Disney-Hyperion, 2010) hit the ground running, it is nothing compared to what awaits readers in a sequential art format. It takes fewer than 10 pages for the story to start with a [quite literal] bang, and it relents very infrequently thereafter. Powell does an excellent job of adapting the original story into pictorial format, hitting all of the high points and representing all of the major details in the drawings, so little is lost. For those unfamiliar with Riordan's storytelling, they will receive a healthy introduction to his easy-to-follow story lines that teach with great accuracy the mythologies that students will undoubtedly learn in the classroom but with such fun and ease that it will hardly feel like school. Readers who are new to reading comic books will be no less entertained; there are a few pages here and there that may make following the panels in order a touch challenging, but they will catch on quickly. It goes without saying that this book will fly off the shelves; Riordan, of course, has a ready-made audience, but he always does a good job of welcoming new readers, so this one is a must for both school and public libraries.—Trina Bolfing, Westbank Libraries, Austin, TX - Copyright 2014 Publishers Weekly, Library Journal and/or School Library Journal used with permission.

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