Rick Riordan

Rick Riordan

by Jill C. Wheeler

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This biography introduces readers to Rick Riordan, best-selling author of the Percy Jackson & the Olympians series. Readers will learn about Riordan's childhood in Texas, his career as a teacher there and in California, his early success with his adult mystery novel series about Tres Navarre, and the family inspiration for his Percy Jackson series, about a boy with ADHD and dyslexia. Readers will discover Riordan's lifelong love of mythology, which he has put into the Percy Jackson books as well as his Heroes of Olympus and Kane Chronicles series. Easy-to-read text and full-color photos highlight Riordan's childhood, education, and life as an author. Checkerboard Library is an imprint of ABDO Publishing Company.

Product Details

ISBN-13: 9781614807254
Publisher: ABDO Publishing
Publication date: 01/01/2013
Series: Children's Authors Set 7 Series
Sold by: Barnes & Noble
Format: NOOK Book
Pages: 24
Lexile: 710L (what's this?)
File size: 2 MB
Age Range: 8 - 12 Years

Table of Contents

Tales of Olympic Proportions 4

Texas Tot 6

Wannabe Musician 8

California Teacher 10

Back to Texas 12

Bedtime Stories 14

A New Audience 16

From Texas to Greece and Egypt 18

Multimedia Experiences 20

Glossary 22

Web Sites 23

Index 24

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