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Storytime Underground: Percy Jackson and the Lightning Thief

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Lean into this social distancing world with Storytime Underground! It starts with a great young adult book and ends with a bunch of different ways to make the story come to life right in your own home. Made for young adults or young adults at heart!

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Storytime Underground: Percy Jackson and the Lightning Thief




This week you'll dig into the first graphic novel in the Percy Jackson and the Olympians series by New York Times Bestselling author Rick Riordan, The Lightning Thief.

12-year-old Percy begins to see mythical monsters. Worse, they seem to be real—and even worse, it seems he’s made them mad!

Percy Jackson The Lightning Thief Graphic Novel by Rick Riordan




  1. What kind of student is Percy Jackson? What troubles does he have in school? How are you similar or different?

  2. Which of the mythical characters did you like best? Why?

  3. Which of the characters did you like least? Why?




Create your own demigod

Percy Jackson Create Your Own Demigod Worksheet



Blue Chocolate Chip CookiesPercy Jackson Blue Chocolate Chip Cookies image

Percy was once told that there was no such thing as blue foods, so his mother goes out of her way to serve them to him. One of his favorites is blue chocolate chip cookies. Make some!

Click here for the recipe! (

What other blue foods could you eat?




Name that Spice!Child with spices

Choose 5 different spices with distinctive smells. Blindfold the player(s). Have them smell the spice and guess if they can name it. Allow them to taste if they want!

How many did they get right?

Make it competitive- play kids vs parents.

Who can name the most?




More stories like Percy Jackson and the Olympians series, free with your library card or Duval County Public Schools student ID:

Thursday, March 26, 2020

Jacksonville Public Library