Percy Jackson and the Sea of Monsters

Percy Jackson and the Sea of Monsters

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  • Date Submitted: 04/18/2011 1:42 AM
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Often, we can learn from observing the life or actions of others. We can also learn from reading aboout other people. Sometimes, this is referred to as `the moral of the story`.

Title of book: Percy Jackson and The Sea Of Monsters
Author: Rick Riordan
Publisher: Puffin Books
Date of publication: NIL

The story in brief:
The Sea of Monsters is a fantasy-adventure novel based on Greek mythology. The adventure started out when Percy, one of his best friends, Annabeth Chase, and his half brother Tyson, upon arriving at camp, found out that the camp was under attack because Thalia's tree, which protects the camp, has been poisoned by an unknown intruder. They want to go on a quest in search of the fleece, however, Tantulus, the new activities director did not give his consent and said that if they should disobey him, they would be expelled. The plot of this book is them breaking all rules and embarking on a journey to save the camp and Grover. Camp Half Blood is for all demigods who needed a safe place to stay and train. The camp has magical boundaries to keep monsters away based on a tree who was once a daughter of Zeus. Now the tree is dying and the only thing that can save it is the Golden Fleece that has been lost for centuries. Grover Underwood, a satyr and Percy’s best friend, found the Fleece, but is now trapped on the same island with no escape. To save the camp and Grover, Percy, Annabeth, and Tyson had to enter the Sea of Monster, known to the mortals as the Bermuda Triangle. Inside is Polyphemus’ island where both Grover and the Fleece are located. In the end, the got hold of the fleece and immediately brought it back to camp with the help of Clarisse, the daughter of Ares. The fleece restore the camp borders instantly but also brought Thalia, the daughter of Zeus who became the tree, back to life. The story ends with everyone realizing Kronos's real intention. He had intended all along for Percy to have the Golden Fleece because with this Thalia...

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