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Percy Jackson: The Lightning Thief

Coats, Lucy.  Beast Keeper.
Demon is whisked away to the stables of Olympus and charged with looking after all of the mythical creatures there, a task which is complicated by the tempestuous gods and goddesses and Heracles, who keeps killing the immortal beasts. J-PBK COA livebrary

Collins, Suzanne. Gregor the Overlander series
When eleven-year-old Gregor and his two-year-old sister are pulled into a strange underground world, they trigger an epic battle involving men, bats, rats, cockroaches, and spiders while on a quest foretold by ancient prophecy. J-FAN COL livebrary

Delaney, Joseph. The Last Apprentice series
Young Tom, the seventh son of a seventh son, starts work as an apprentice for the village spook, whose job is to protect ordinary folk from "ghouls, boggarts, and all manner of wicked beasties." YA-FANTASY DELhoopla livebrary

Falcone, L.M. Walking with the Dead.
Alex and his friend Freddie travel to the Underworld, where they are faced with a labyrinth, the Minotaur, Medusa, and even Hades himself. J-FAN FAL

Flanagan, John. The Ranger’s Apprentice series
When fifteen-year-old Will is rejected by battle school, he becomes the reluctant apprentice to the mysterious Ranger Halt, and winds up protecting the kingdom from danger. J-FAN FLA livebrary

Hennesey, Carolyn. Pandora Gets Jealous.
In the first of the Mythic MisAdventures series, thirteen-year-old Pandy is hauled before Zeus and given six months to gather all of the evils that were released when the box she brought to school as her annual project was accidentally opened. J-PBK HEN livebrary

Holub, Joan. Athena the Brain.
Athena learns that she is a goddess when she is summoned to Mount Olympus by her father, Zeus, and she must quickly adjust to her new status, make friends with the other godboys and goddessgirls, and catch up with all the studies she missed while attending mortal school. J-FAN HOL livebrary

Jones, Diana Wynne. The Game.
Sent to a boisterous family gathering in Ireland by her overly strict grandmother, orphaned Hayley feels out of place until her unruly cousins include her in a special game involving travel through the mythosphere, the place where all the world's stories can be found, and where some secrets of her past are revealed. J-FAN JON

Kerr, Philip. The Children of the Lamp series.
When twelve-year-old twins Philippa and John discover that they are descended from a long line of djinn, their mother sends them away to their Uncle Nimrod, who takes them to Cairo where he starts to teach them about their extraordinary powers. J-FAN KER hoopla livebrary

LaFevers, R.L. Theodosia and the Serpents of Chaos.
Eleven-year-old Theo uses arcane knowledge and her own special talent when she encounters two secret societies, one sworn to protect the world from ancient Egyptian magic and one planning to harness it to bring chaos to the world. First in a series J-FAN LAF hoopla livebrary

McCaughrean, Geraldine. The Heroes series
The vividly recast, timeless tales of Hercules, Perseus and Theseus are rich in heroic deeds, quarreling gods, deliciously ghastly monsters and even humor. J 292 MCC hoopla

O’Connor, George.  Olympians series
These graphic novels bring a modern, colorful, action-packed look to the old tales of Zeus, Athena, Hades, Hera and more.  J-GRAPHIC 292 OCO livebrary

O’Hearn, Kate.  Peagasus:  The Flame of Olympus.
Reborn as the Flame, thirteen-year-old Emily has saved Olympus from destruction but when the gruesome Nirads begin a new invasion, Emily and her friends become entangled in the conflict as old grudges are unearthed and new enemies are discovered. J-FAN OHE livebrary

Riordan, Rick.  Percy Jackson’s Greek Gods.
Percy Jackson, a modern-day demigod, tells the origin stories of the gods of Olympus and provides an insider's point of view - with plenty of attitude - in this illustrated collection.  J 292 RIO hoopla livebrary

Seredy, Kate. The White Stag.
Retells the legendary story of the Huns and Magyars' long migration from Asia to Europe where they hope to find a permanent home. J SER livebrary

Sutcliff, Rosemary. Black Ships before Troy : The Story of the Iliad.
Retells the story of the Trojan War, from the quarrel for the golden apple and the flight of Helen with Paris, to the destruction of Troy. J 883 SUT

You Choose Books:  Ancient Greek Myths series
Full-page illustrations, interactive stories, and multiple endings transport you back to ancient Greece, a time of battles and quests. J-FAN YOU

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