Book Summary

    How do you punish an immortal? By making him human. After angering his father Zeus, the god Apollo is cast down from Olympus. Weak and disoriented, he lands in New York City as a regular teenage boy. Now, without his godly powers, the four-thousand-year-old deity must learn to survive in the modern world until he can somehow find a way to regain Zeus’s favor. But Apollo has many enemies—gods, monsters, and mortals who would love to see the former Olympian permanently destroyed. Apollo needs help, and he can think of only one place to go . . . an enclave of modern demigods known as Camp Half-Blood
    (summary from rickriordan.com)
     
     

    Author

    Rick Riordan

    Year Published

    2016

    Lexile Measure

    680L

    Categories

    1st in series, 8-12, Boys, English, Girls, mythology, Reluctant Reader, series, wishlist, Young Adult

    ISBN 13

    978-1484732748

    Profanity

    low

    Sexuality

    none

    Violence

    mild

    Goodreads Rating

    4.38

    # Ratings

    27242

    # of Words

    680pg

Book Summary

How do you punish an immortal? By making him human. After angering his father Zeus, the god Apollo is cast down from Olympus. Weak and disoriented, he lands in New York City as a regular teenage boy. Now, without his godly powers, the four-thousand-year-old deity must learn to survive in the modern world until he can somehow find a way to regain Zeus’s favor. But Apollo has many enemies—gods, monsters, and mortals who would love to see the former Olympian permanently destroyed. Apollo needs help, and he can think of only one place to go . . . an enclave of modern demigods known as Camp Half-Blood
(summary from rickriordan.com)