Rick Riordan

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  • Rick Riordan Research Paper

    Rick Riordan is an American author who has written over twenty novels for young readers. Some of Rick Riordan’s well known works are the Percy Jackson and the Olympians series, The Heroes of Olympus, The Kane Chronicles, Magnus Chase and the Gods of Asgard, and The Trials of Apollo. He has received various awards for his novels, including a two-time Mark Twain Award, and the Children's Choice Books Awards for Author of the Year in 2011. He is also a #1 New York Times best selling author. I chose to write about Rick Riordan because I wanted to gain more knowledge about him and his works. Rick Riordan’s books are exceptionally interesting and have taught me a great deal about Greek mythology. Without reading his series, I may have never known…

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  • Symbols In The Lightning Thief By Rick Riordan

    In the fictional novel for young adults, The Lightning Thief, by Rick Riordan, the main character, Percy Jackson, finds out that the life he has known is all a lie. He learns that he is the son of Poseidon, the god of the sea. He also finds out that Zeus, the god of the skies, has accused him of stealing his most precious weapon, a lightning bolt. Throughout the book, Percy goes on an exciting journey to find the true culprit of the crime he has been accused of, and stop a civil war between…

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  • The Future Of The YA Series Percy Jackson, By Rick Riordan

    Known as the author of the famous YA series Percy Jackson (my favorite books ever), Riordan creates these beautiful worlds out of ancient Greek mythology and fully integrates them into the real world, delivering knowledge and entertainment to young children. Although at first glance entrepreneurship and writing books seem like two completely different areas, they actually share a lot in common – both try to utilize creativity to bring new things to the world; there is also the skill of taking…

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  • The Sword Of Summer, By Rick Riordan

    Magnus means “Great” in Latin Life can change in the matter of seconds. In the book, “Magnus Chase and the Gods of Asgard, The Sword of Summer”, by Rick Riordan , the protagonist, Magnus Chase was living a somewhat normal life on the streets when all of a sudden his life turned upside down when his Uncle Randolph shows up and tells him that he is the son of a norse god named Frey and he must find the sword of summer or the world is going to end. Personally, if my Uncle told me this, I’d send…

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  • Analysis Of The Lost Hero By Rick Riordan

    Module 3 Discussion Question The book, The Lost Hero by Rick Riordan, can be found in both print and digital edition in the collection at Trent Park Elementary. Both of the formats are able to be located through the library’s online catalog. There is a difference in the appearance, description, location and how the information about the resource is cataloged. Discovery To access both the print and digital edition of The Lost Hero by Rick Riordan, a search must be done in the library’s…

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  • Facing Fears In The Lost Hero By Rick Riordan

    Courage Will Pay Off Facing fears can be a difficult task to achieve. Facing fears can be difficult because it could involve in missing friends, family members or even a lost life. The topic of courage will pay off is explained to all readers in the adventurous novel with the title of The Lost Hero. This novel is written in third person point of view, it is the first book of The Heroes of Olympus Series. Life lessons are important to learn in life so that people don’t repeat mistakes that may…

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  • Crofts Vs Governor Of Texas Case Study

    Citation: Croft vs. Governor of Texas, 562 F.3d 735 (5th Cir. 2009). Parties: David W. and Shannon K. Croft: Parents of minor Children - Plaintiffs / Appellants Governor of the State of Texas, Rick Perry - Defendant / Appellee Facts: In 2006, David and Shannon Croft, parents and friends of three minor children, filed a suit alleging the Texas Pledge and Minute of Silence Statute was unconstitutional. Each morning, Texas public school students are mandated to pledge…

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  • Hip Hop Fest Concert Report

    The Super Fresh Hip Hop Fest was the event that I attended with the Philosophy 444 class. The event took place at the Lakefront Arena, where we were surrounded by people from the seventies and eighties. At this concert, we had the pleasure of listening to famous and local artists as well as DJs, who played popular hits. The performers were Doug E. Fresh, Too Short, Slick Rick, DJ Kool, Dana Dane, Roxanne Shante, UNLV, Gregory D and Partners N Crime. As we were watching the performers, I…

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  • Science Fiction In Do Androids Dream Of Electric Sheep

    rewritten but are there other reasons as well? Authors of this genre write science fiction novels for varying reasons, some might write science fiction for the enjoyment and pleasing of an audience with their imagination or others like Phillip K. Dick might do it to share and explain their philosophical ideas. "Do Androids Dream of Electric Sheep" not only entertains its audience but, also, engages the reader to question their ideas and reasoning on what truly makes a person “alive.” In the…

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  • Blade Runner Deckard Character Analysis

    Blade runner is a science fiction film about the future, in this futuristic scenario there are robots called replicants, these are visually indistinguishable from humans, and are exclusively used for menial or dangerous work on off-world colonies. Replicants are banned from earth, if one of them managed his way to earth, blade runners will be sent to hunt them and then retire (kill) them. Deckard, who is a blade runner, has the mission to retire four replicants who have got to earth to find a…

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