If you are a fan of Percy Jackson, try these ...

Rick Riordan has declared it Olympian Week in honor of the publication of Son of Neptune. Patrons of all ages enjoy reading the saga of Percy Jackson and the other half-bloods. If you are on the list for the new book, you might like to explore these other library items while you wait.

Goddess Girls byJoan Holub and Suzanne Williams This series follows the exploits of the goddesses at Mount Olympus Academy.
King of Ithaka by Tracy Barrett Telemachos and his friends embark on a quest to find his father, Odysseus.
Oh, My Gods by Tera Lynn Childs When her mom decides to remarry, Phoebe finds herself living on a remote Greek island and attending an ancient high school where the students are all descended from gods and goddesses.
The Sea of Trolls by Nancy Farmer Based on partly on Norse mythology, the story follows Jack and his sister after they are captured by Vikings.
Age of Bronze by Eric Shanower Eric Shanower explores the events leading up to the Trojan War in this series of graphic novels. The series has yet to be completed and is recommended for high school age and above.
Clash of the Titans In this remake of 1981 film, Perseus attempts to stop Hades's evil plans. You can order the original through our interlibary loan service.
The Secret of Kells In this family film, Brendan has to overcome his fears to help a master illuminator complete a magical book.
Xanadu Set in the disco era, a muse inspies an aging musician and a young artist to open a nightclub.

The Olympian Thursday program will be October 6 from 3:15-4:15 for those in grades 4-8 who would like to celebrate the Percy Jackson books.

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