The Lost Hero

by Rick Riordan

Disney-Hyperion | April 3, 2012 | Trade Paperback

The Lost Hero is rated 5 out of 5 by 1.
Jason has a problem.He doesn''t remember anything before waking up on a school bus holding hands with a girl. Apparently she''s his girlfriend Piper, his best friend is a kid named Leo, and they''re all students in the Wilderness School, a boarding school for "bad kids." What he did to end up here, Jason has no idea-except that everything seems very wrong.

Piper has a secret.Her father has been missing for three days, and her vivid nightmares reveal that he''s in terrible danger. Now her boyfriend doesn''t recognize her, and when a freak storm and strange creatures attack during a school field trip, she, Jason, and Leo are whisked away to someplace called Camp Half-Blood. What is going on?

Leo has a way with tools.His new cabin at Camp Half-Blood is filled with them. Seriously, the place beats Wilderness School hands down, with its weapons training, monsters, and fine-looking girls. What''s troubling is the curse everyone keeps talking about, and that a camper''s gone missing. Weirdest of all, his bunkmates insist they are all-including Leo-related to agod.

Rick Riordan, the best-selling author of the Percy Jackson series, pumps up the action and suspense inThe Lost Hero, the first book in The Heroes of Olympus series. Fans of demi-gods, prophesies, and quests will be left breathless--and panting for Book Two.

Format: Trade Paperback

Dimensions: 592 pages, 7.75 × 5.25 × 1.5 in

Published: April 3, 2012

Publisher: Disney-Hyperion

Language: English

The following ISBNs are associated with this title:

ISBN - 10: 1423113462

ISBN - 13: 9781423113461

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Rated 5 out of 5 by from An Excellent Start to the New Series I love that Rick Riordan has begun a new series that is actually a companion series to "Percy Jackson and the Olympians". Although I really missed Percy and friends in this book, Riordan did an excellent job introducing three new heroes that will be part of the Prophecy of Seven. Jason, son of Zeus (but really Jupiter) is the classic strong hero, but with a case of amnesia, which makes learning about him especially interesting as it becomes clear that he is not the Greek demigod everyone assumes. Piper and Leo are great companions, and I'm especially fond of Piper as she struggles to differentiate between reality and fantasy. I really want a happy ending for her and Jason (fingers crossed!) I love that the book ends with a teaser to where Percy is; Annabeth has been going crazy looking for him and I can't wait for her to find in the the Roman camp. It's going to be interesting. If you were a fan of the "Olympians" series, then you will definitely want to get your hands on the first book of the "Heroes of Olympus" series as Riordan promises an amazing new adventure. I've already read this book 4 times, and cannot wait for the rest of the series to be published. If only they would come out faster!
Date published: 2012-04-16

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The Lost Hero

by Rick Riordan

Format: Trade Paperback

Dimensions: 592 pages, 7.75 × 5.25 × 1.5 in

Published: April 3, 2012

Publisher: Disney-Hyperion

Language: English

The following ISBNs are associated with this title:

ISBN - 10: 1423113462

ISBN - 13: 9781423113461

From the Publisher

Jason has a problem.He doesn''t remember anything before waking up on a school bus holding hands with a girl. Apparently she''s his girlfriend Piper, his best friend is a kid named Leo, and they''re all students in the Wilderness School, a boarding school for "bad kids." What he did to end up here, Jason has no idea-except that everything seems very wrong.

Piper has a secret.Her father has been missing for three days, and her vivid nightmares reveal that he''s in terrible danger. Now her boyfriend doesn''t recognize her, and when a freak storm and strange creatures attack during a school field trip, she, Jason, and Leo are whisked away to someplace called Camp Half-Blood. What is going on?

Leo has a way with tools.His new cabin at Camp Half-Blood is filled with them. Seriously, the place beats Wilderness School hands down, with its weapons training, monsters, and fine-looking girls. What''s troubling is the curse everyone keeps talking about, and that a camper''s gone missing. Weirdest of all, his bunkmates insist they are all-including Leo-related to agod.

Rick Riordan, the best-selling author of the Percy Jackson series, pumps up the action and suspense inThe Lost Hero, the first book in The Heroes of Olympus series. Fans of demi-gods, prophesies, and quests will be left breathless--and panting for Book Two.

About the Author

Rick Riordanis the author of theNew York Times#1 best-sellingThe Lost Hero, the first book in the Heroes of Olympus series. Kids across the country voted him Author of the Year for that book through the Children''s Book Council in association with Every Child a Reader. Rick also penned theNew York Times#1 best-selling Percy Jackson and the Olympians series: Book One:The Lightning Thief;Book Two:The Sea of Monsters; Book Three:The Titan''s Curse; Book Four:The Battle of the Labyrinth;and Book Five:The Last Olympian. The first two books in his Kane Chronicles, based on Egyptian mythology,The Red PyramidandThe Throne of Fire, wereNew York Times#1 best sellers as well. Rick lives in San Antonio, Texas, with his wife and two sons. To learn more about him, visit his Web site at www.rickriordan.com.
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