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The Gift: 'Percy Jackson' author reveals genesis of novels

The Gift: 'Percy Jackson' author reveals genesis of novels | AdLit | Scoop.it
Video on msnbc.com: Author Rick Riordan has enchanted readers of all ages with his tales centered around the ancient worlds of Greece, Rome and Egypt. 

 

Kate Snow talks with Rick Riordan on the popularity of his Percy Jackson series, especially with reluctant readers.  Rick discusses how the series evolved. (Full Report)


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Changing the way kids look at the world, one book at a time

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"As a mother, what struck me most was just how passionate these kids are about reading. Several of them told me they’d never read an entire book or a series of books before Percy Jackson came into their lives." - Rock Center correspondent, Kate Snow, writes about her interview with Rick Riordan and the popularity of the Percy Jackson series.  Kate Snow's full report can be viewed  below in "The Gift".


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