The Sea of Monsters

The Sea of Monsters

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Demi-god Percy Jackson and his friends must journey into the Sea of Monsters to save their camp. But first Percy will discover a secret that makes him wonder whether being claimed as Poseidon's son is an honor or a cruel joke.
Publisher: New York :, Miramax Books/Hyperion Books for Children
Copyright Date: ♭2006
ISBN: 9781423131960
Branch Call Number: Online eBook
Characteristics: 1 online resource
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Additional Contributors: OverDrive, Inc

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aarna_1
Oct 05, 2017

OH GODS SUCH A GOOD BOOK!!!!!

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orange_fox_2003
Jul 13, 2017

amazing.just so amazing.

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ipomeroy
Jun 27, 2017

I find this book super awesome, with all the monsters, but there might have been a little bit to much fighting.

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General_Percy
Jun 25, 2017

This is a excellent book for 7+ to 10 after that this book is less challenging. It might be time for the kids who are over 10 to move on. This book is about demigods (half human half god) adventure story. And Greek gods and goddesses.(Greek Mythology on New York days, take place in about 2000 to 2009)

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Starlight5701
Apr 15, 2017

This book is amazing!!! The Gods and Goddesses are all in the "Western Civilization" as they call it and all the adventures they have really gets you fired up. This book is amazing and so are all Rick Riordon's others. This is a MUST read. Rick Riordon you are an amazing author, and your books are so interesting. Keep writing.

PimaLib_Kids Mar 02, 2017

It is about the children of Gods and Goddesses. They live in a camp where they are trained. ~Danielle, age 10

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Joy369
Dec 29, 2016

I want to eat this book up it would taste delicious because it is so awwwwesome ^_^_^_^_^_^_^

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ADWithrow
Aug 15, 2016

These are such fun books. Percy and Annabelle are great to follow through these quests. I liked that Clarisse was more of a factor in this book and that they are expanding the quests to include other campers.

I really liked that this installment focused primarily on the sea myths and allowed Percy to show off a bit.

I adored Tyson. I think it took Annabelle too long to come around but that isn't Tyson's fault. I liked that he was able to be a full participant in the quest and had his own skill set that ended up being incredibly useful.

The next one should be good with that ending as well.

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dinesht
Aug 03, 2016

great book i love it

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TEENREVIEWBOARD
Jul 02, 2016

The Sea of Monsters is the second book in the Percy Jackson and the Olympians series. This book was interesting right from the beginning. I really loved this book and I love that throughout this series we get to see the characters grow up. I read this book in one night, every time I tried to put it down I couldn't stop thinking about it and had to go back to read more. I love the Greek mythology in this book and I enjoy the interactions between the Gods and the Demi Gods that happens in this series. Percy is very funny and sarcastic in this book just like he was in the Lightning Thief. I would definitely recommend this book. 4 Stars.
- @bookworm of the Teen Review Board at the Hamilton Public Library

Something is wrong with the camp that Percy loves. It's not that safe place for demigods like it used to be. Percy must save his camp somehow but his new camp director sucks. A god surprisingly agrees to help him out with a condition. Percy must cross a sea overflowing with monsters so much that even mortals have a name for it. The name is The Bermuda Triangle... Five stars
- @bookworm2.1k of the Teen Review Board at the Hamilton Public Library

This book, to sum up in one word, is fabulous. Now, after the summer of the whole "Lightning Bolt" scandal, Percy finds himself in a sticky situation. So what if Percy wasn't his father's only child? (Then again, obviously he wasn't for his father had lived for over a couple of millenniums, but still.) Also, to readers: what would you do if your best friend got "abducted" and was trapped somewhere that was dangerous to reach? All this is regular day-to-day adventuring, with Percy and Annabeth as they set sail for the deadliest of waters; the Sea of Monsters. 5/5
- @Siri of the Teen Review Board at the Hamilton Public Library

“The Sea of Monsters” was just spectacular. Percy Jackson was a hilarious and honest narrator which I feel gives this book part of its charm. Once again, Rick Riordan is including the Greek gods and goddesses which is different but in a good way. His writing is still wonderful and he included new characters. You could really connect to some of the characters and you could practically feel the character development. Aside from being the son of Poseidon, Percy is a normal teenager who is scared, jealous, and insecure. His characteristics made his character more relatable and likeable. This book didn’t let me down and I would highly recommend it for ages 9+.
- @Riddikulus of the Teen Review Board at the Hamilton Public Library

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green_wolf_897
Oct 23, 2016

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readingqueen26
Jul 25, 2016

“We only came close to dying six or seven times, which I thought was pretty good. Once, I lost my grip and found myself dangling by one hand from a ledge fifty feet above the rocky surf. But I found another handhold and kept climbing. A minute later Annabeth hit a slippery patch of moss and her foot slipped. Fortunately, she found something else to put it against. Unfortunately, that something was my face.
"Sorry," she murrmured.
"S'okay," I grunted, though I'd never really wanted to know what Annabeth's sneaker tasted like.”

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ChelseaRox
Aug 24, 2015

The golden fleece

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Tasbeeha1
Aug 15, 2015

“I’ve met plenty of embarrassing parents, but Kronos, the evil Titan Lord who wanted to destroy Western Civilization? Not the kind of dad you invited to
school for Career Day.”

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akakurosu
Aug 06, 2015

“Delaying death is one of my favorite hobbies”

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madigrace
Jun 22, 2015

BAD BULL

TYSON

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KarasKraftDinner
Sep 02, 2014

"If there's one thing I've learned over the eons, it's that you can't give up on family no matter how tempting they make it."
- Hermes

orange_dolphin_185 May 27, 2014

In the mean time Clarisse was carried on her cabin mates shoulders down to the amphitheater where she was honored with a laurel wreath and a lot of celebrating amid the campfire.

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atifjutt
Aug 15, 2012

“I told Tantalus to go chase a doughnut. ”

SAPPHIREBEAR15 Jun 27, 2012

“Ever come home and found your room messed up? Like some helpful person (hi, Mom) has tried to "clean" it, and suddenly you can't find anything? And even if nothing is missing, you get that creepy feeling like somebody's been looking through your private stuff and dusting everything with lemon furniture polish?”

SAPPHIREBEAR15 Jun 27, 2012

“I couldn't believe I'd come this far, lost Tyson, suffered through so much, only to fail - stopped by a big stupid monster in a baby-blue tuxedo kilt. Nobody was going to swat down my friends like that! I mean...nobody, not Nobody. Ah, you know what I mean.”

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readingqueen26
Jul 25, 2016

Grover has been captured by Polyphemus, the famous cyclops, when he went on a quest of his own to find the great god Pan of the Wild. Tyson is Percy's new half-brother, also a son of Poseidon but a cyclops! Thalia's tree is poisoned so Clarisse is "chosen" to go on a quest go find the Golden Fleece. However, Percy, Annabeth, and Tyson embark on their own quest to save Grover and then also catch or grab the Golden Fleece on the way.

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Man123
Jun 17, 2015

wow its to good to be true

orange_dolphin_185 May 27, 2014

In this book Percy gains more knowledge of Greek Mythology and it helped him with the quest of the Golden Fleece.His adventure with the Sea of Monsters gave him knowledge of the Sea of Monsters.

Sweat Sep 04, 2013

the book sea of monsters about a half bread that is Percy Jackson and a girl and the half bread brother that is not have bread went together to find a special rug that can fix and kind of spell to help a friend that wanted to help a friend that turned into a tree that protect the campus of half bread. The three of them went and get the rug and save the girl that was Zeus daugther.

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atifjutt
Aug 15, 2012

I want three days of my life back. Worst book ever.

amberdragon29 Aug 08, 2012

percy Jackson is back in his second adventure. It has been a year since he has been at Camp Half Blood a special camp for the sons and daughters of the Greek gods aka demigods. Someone has poisoned Thalia the magical tre that keeps monsters from invading the camp. Now Percy must travel the sea of mosters to find the golden fleece and harness that power to save the tree while trying to rescue his best friend at the same time.

SAPPHIREBEAR15 Jun 27, 2012

On Percy's last day of school, he and his friend/cyclops half-brother Tyson are attacked by giants. Annabeth appears and saves them before leaving for camp. When they arrive, Percy learns that Thalia's tree, the tree protecting the camp, has been poisoned and Chiron has been accused of poisoning and he was fired. If Thalia's tree fully dies, then the camp boarders won't be protected and more Monsters will start attacking the camp. This will continue unless they find another way to protect the camp borders or the camp will be overrun by monsters. To save the tree, a quest is given to find the Golden Fleece. Clarisse La Rue, a daughter of Ares, will lead the quest to find the Golden Fleece. Percy, Annabeth, and Tyson sneak off, not just for the Golden Fleece, but to find their friend Grover Underwood. They meet Luke on the ship, but are able to escape. They soon join with Clarisse on her quest. Her ship is destroyed passing through the Sea of Monsters and Annabeth and Percy continue their search for Grover after becoming separated from the others. After encountering the sirens and Circe, Annabeth and Percy reach the Polyphemus' cave. They are able to rescue Grover and Clarisse and Tyson helps defeats Polyphemus. They recover the fleece and head to Miami. Clarisse heads to camp and the others are captured by Luke. They are about to be killed before Chiron and the Party Ponies (other centaurs) rescue them and take them to camp. The Fleece is able to save the tree, but it also revives Thalia, whose spirit was in the tree.

MAHMUDUL HASAN Jun 17, 2012

in this book percy had dreams of this best friend in trouable. then he found a that his other friend in school was a cyclops! the cyclops saved his life many times.at the last day of school, there was new kid that came to the school and at gym percy found out that they were really monsters. they were playing monster dogeball. there was inferno fire balls hits everywhere in the floor. since the mortals cant see monsters but they can see what they want they couldnt see that the kids were monsters then percy was lookign for this pen and he couldnt find it his friend the mini cyclops saved him from gettign hit and this happened many times before they came to camp half blood. there was a terriable problem in the camp. they camp's borders were destroyed! monsters were invading the camp all the time. the safest place for the half bollds was no gone! now its up to percy and his friends to save the camp. along the way percy discovers a defining secret about the relasionship of the cyclpos and him! find out what by reading this extrodinary 2nd book! i recomend this book as much as the 1st book "the lighting theif"

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alexandred
Sep 04, 2013

Other: my reaction to the people writting thats this book is explicit, huh guuuuy

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roma01
Jul 14, 2013

Other: this book and series and the second series are AWESOME!!!!

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yamie202
Dec 21, 2012

Other: this book does not contain sexual content and it is not very violent, does not contain coarse language and does certainly not contain frightening or intense scenes. FYI; atifjutt you are a huge idiot and if these books are so horrible then why the heck are you reading them?

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atifjutt
Aug 15, 2012

Coarse Language: watch out, cover your eyes!

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atifjutt
Aug 15, 2012

Violence: watch out, dont read!

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atifjutt
Aug 15, 2012

Frightening or Intense Scenes: omg! run from the book!

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