The Hero Percy Jackson
A father created a hero with magical power for his son
If someone gave you the choice,which magical powers would you want?Would you want to fly through the sky on a magical horse or be able to walk on water?Would you want a hat that could make you invisible or a special pen that could destroy monsters?American author Rick Riordan chose all these magical powers for his teen hero,Percy Jackson.
Haley,Percy's son have dyslexia and ADHD.He was interestedin Greek mythology,so his father created a young hero with magical powers like the Greek gods.
To make the story more relevant to Haley,Riordan decided that Percy should also have dyslexia and ADHD.
At the beginning of the book,Percy is confused and lonely.He had been kicked out of every school he has attended and he has very few friends.Percy blames all his problems on his dyslexia and ADHD.Then,during the summer of his 12th birthday,Percy's life changed forever.He discovers that he is the son of Poseidon,the Greek God of the sea,and that he had super powers.