March 22, 2018

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Rick Riordan’s Percy Jackson Takes the Stage in New York City

“The Lightning Thief: The Percy Jackson Musical” opens on March 23. Fans will notice a lot of the dialogue comes straight from the book.

Citing “Bathroom Bill,” Riordan Passes on Texas Honor

The “Percy Jackson” creator and San Antonio native takes a stand against discrimination.

Mythology Percy Jackson–Style, a Side-splitting Memoir, and Ghouls Galore | Nonfiction Grades 5 & Up

The intrepid Percy Jackson tries his hand at retelling Greek mythology, with hilarious results, while Paralympic ski racer Josh Sundquist pens a laugh-out-loud memoir of his dating life. And for those looking for some spooky selections, check out Kelly Milner’s Ghostly Evidence.

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Teens Review ‘Project Cain’, Marr and Prat’s ‘Rags & Bones’, and More

SLJTeen reviewers take a look at an interesting mix of books. From a creepy short story collection to a novel told backwards, these titles have something for every reader.

Olympian Family Matters | SLJ Reviews ‘Percy Jackson: Sea of Monsters’ Film

Percy Jackson & the Olympians: Sea of Monsters comes roaring into theaters on August 7. SLJ reviews this page-to-screen adaptation of the second installment of Rick Riordan’s ultra-popular series.