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The Mark of Athena

The Mark of Athena

eBook - 2012
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In The Son of Neptune, Percy, Hazel, and Frank met in Camp Jupiter, the Roman equivalent of Camp Halfblood, and traveled to the land beyond the gods to complete a dangerous quest. The third book in the Heroes of Olympus series will unite them with Jason, Piper, and Leo. But they number only six--who will complete the Prophecy of Seven? The Greek and Roman demigods will have to cooperate in order to defeat the giants released by the Earth Mother, Gaea. Then they will have to sail together to the ancient land to find the Doors of Death. What exactly are the Doors of Death? Much of the prophecy remains a mystery. . . . With old friends and new friends joining forces, a marvelous ship, fearsome foes, and an exotic setting, The Mark of Athena promises to be another unforgettable adventure by master storyteller Rick Riordan.
Publisher: [United States] : Disney Book Group : Made available through hoopla, 2012
ISBN: 9781423155164
Branch Call Number: eBook hoopla
Characteristics: 1 online resource
Additional Contributors: hoopla digital


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Jun 04, 2021

The Mark of Athena begins with the hope that Camp Jupiter and Camp Half-Blood may put their differences behind them. So they may unite against Gaea and her plans to destroy Olympus with her children. However, that doesn't happen, Camp Jupiter is attacked with our heroes from both camps being blamed and expelled. The demigod heroes we've come to know must now unite and follow the Prophecy of Seven. Which suggests they travel to the Doors of Death, how fun. The Mark of Athena is like a giant cross-over episode and it is great. Annabeth's role is further expanded on as she faces the dilemma of her capabilities compared to our other heroines. With her relationship and Percy's being further fleshed out and entertaining to readers with their remarks. This book is a satisfying continuation of The Heroes of Olympus series that heavily expands on the characters established.

Apr 22, 2021

The Argo 2 is about to land at Camp Jupiter. Nervous and afraid of making a mistake and ruining relations between the two camps, the Greeks on the ship feel a foreboding feeling, described as a “chill down their necks.” Annabeth wishes she could pray to her mother, Athena, but when the gods have made much less contact with their children and Athena disowned her in a dream, doing so would likely not be helpful. Just when all seems well after Percy and Annabeth’s reunion and the talks with the heads of Camp Jupiter are smooth, The Argo 2 fires upon Camp Jupiter. Now the enemy of Camp Jupiter, the seven chosen demigods must resolve the conflict unfolding before them and prove their innocence. To do that, however, Annabeth must fulfill her own part of the prophecy and pass Athena’s test. I like that Annabeth played a larger role in this book than normal. This book showed how a child of Athena like her faces challenges that can be solved with the gifts she receives from Athena. Ages 12+

Nov 24, 2020

I recommend that you read the two books before this one, but honestly this books just gets to me. So good, really recommend if you like Mythology books.

Nov 23, 2020

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In the Mark of Athena we see the seven demigods of the prophecy come together and begin their voyage to the Ancient Lands in order to defeat Gaea and find the doors of death. I personally really enjoyed reading from the view of Annabeth as this book features her big quest in order to retrieve the Athena Parthenos and mend the rivalry between Greeks and Romans. The twist at the end is also extremely suspenseful. This was one of my favorite books of the series.

Adam Cassar Oct 07, 2020

Rick Riordan is AMAZING. For over a year, all i've read are books by him. I TOTALLY recommend him!!!

Sep 11, 2020

I like that Annabeth just casually mentions that Jason and Percy could have done great killing each other. Vote: Tempest or Blackjack?

Aug 04, 2020

If I could give this book 10 stars, I would. I have read a lot of books and this one is my absolute FAVORITE. I highly recommend the series and especially this book.

Jul 10, 2020

To add a comment to this book is really to add a comment about this series. My opinion about this series is that it’s a good one to follow the Percy Jackson books. Riordan did a good job with this series, which I think topped his first. I liked how thick this book was. Checking out a book from a library just to finish it the same day is satisfying, but a little annoying. I’m a big reader and enjoyed the humor and drama this book holds. Go Team Leo!

May 05, 2020

This book is great, I am a billionaire. Cody Ko

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Mar 30, 2021

"On the bright side, "Percy said. "Both Jason and I outrank you, Octavian.So we can both tell you to shut up."

"Wisdom's daughter walks alone
The Mark of Athena burns through Rome
Twins snuff out the angel's breath
Who holds the key to endless death
Giants' bane stands gold and pale
Won through pain from a woven jail."
Ella's prophecy, III Annabeth, page 28

Nov 17, 2020

"Incredible," Jason said."These are REALLY good brownies."
"That's your only comment?" Piper demanded.
He looked surprised. "What? I heard the story. Fish-centaurs. Merpeople. Letter of intro to the Tiber River god. Got it. But these brownies-"
"I know," Frank said, his mouth full. "Try them with Esther's peach preserves."
"That," Hazel said, "is INCREDIBLY disgusting."
"Pass me the jar, man," Jason said.
Hazel and Piper exchanged a look of total exasperation. Boys.

Sep 01, 2020

I’m sure both of you would be great at killing each other. -Annabeth Chase to Jason Grace and Percy Jackson

May 09, 2019

All around the Romans, charolsten bay erupted like a San Francisco fount ion putting on a show. The Romans washed out to the sea. Percy stood on the deck, holding Annabeth's dagger.
"You dropped this."

May 09, 2019

"Save your selves!" Percy warned. "It's too late for us!"
Then he gasped and pointed to the spot where Frank was hiding. "Oh, no, Frank is turning into a crazy Dolphin!"
Nothing happened.
"I said," Percy repeated. "Frank is turning into a crazy dolphin!"
Frank stumbled out of no where, making a big show of grabbing his throat. "Oh, no," he said like he was reading from a TelePrompTer. "I am Turning into a crazy Dolphin."
He bed an to Chang, his nose enlarging into a snout, his skin becoming sleek and grey. He fell over on the deck as a dolphin. His tale flapping against the floor boards.

May 09, 2019

Frank advert end his eyes as if the sight of them together might burn him.
"Every one thinks you've been kidnapped," he said. "We've been scouring the ship. When Coach Hedge finds out--oh, gods, you've been here all night?"
"Frank!" Annabeth's ears were as red as strawberries. "We just came down here to talk. We fell asleep, accidentally. That's it."
"Kissed a couple of times." Percy said.
Annabeth glared at him. " Not helping!"
"Uh, were supposed to meet for breakfast. Would you mind explaining what you did--I mean, didn't do? I mean...I really don't want that faun--I mean satyr-- to kill me."
Frank ran.

Jul 03, 2018

"As long as we're together."

Jul 03, 2018

"That is exactly how people beat Chinese handcuffs. They turn into iguanas." -Leo

Jul 03, 2018

"On the bright side," Percy said, "both Jason and I outrank you, Octavian, so we can both tell you to shut up." *Jason and Percy then proceed to high five each other*

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Aug 09, 2015

Annabeth has to find a statue that can bring peace to the gods

kidangel Aug 26, 2014

The Heroes Of Olympus The Mark Of Athena By Rick Riordan is about closing the doors of death in order to save the demigod's camps camp half blood and camp Jupiter ,both a place for demigods. they are opposite counterparts of each other. one is the Roman way and the other way Greek. They must stop Earth mother Gaea's forces from entering into the human world. but seven demigods must work together. but there are only six. who is the seventh one? the prophecy will still remain a mystery

Jul 01, 2014

Jason,piper,Leo,Percy, hazel,frank ,and annabeth have to find the doors of death,save Nico,and annabeth has to find the lost statue of Athena.

Jun 19, 2014

Greek and roman demigods are sent on a mission to stop Gaea from waking up. Two different myths combined together

white_lion_84 Jul 04, 2013

These demigods are sent on a quest to stop Gea's awakening and save this statues. Romans and Greek Demigods must team up!!!

Mar 12, 2013

After their perilous adventures, Annabeth, Jason, Leo, and Piper arive to the Roman camp. After they reunite with Percy, the prophecy of 7 have been exiled by some magic causing a slip up of Leo. They now go on, yes, another quest to find the Mark of Athena, a symbol of the wisdom goddess that has potential to reunite the camps together. But there is a catch, Annabeth must do this alone, as said by the prophecy. Can Annabeth alone save the camps, split by grief and accusations?

Jan 22, 2013

Jason, Annabeth, Leo and Piper finally meet Hazel, Frank and Percy. Together, they have to complete the prophecy of 7....this book is absolutely amazing, because of all the greek mythology that you could learn from it, and the fact that all the characters seem so real.

Jan 20, 2013

So basically, the go to rome but accidentally blow it up so they leave, then they Meet nemisis and trick narcissus then they go to kansas meet bacchus and jason and percy try to kill each other, then they meet porkey and kate actually phrcys and keto...

Jan 11, 2013

There is a little bit of fighting but it comes at apropriate times and the fighting actually makes it more exciting. I love the ending because Annabeth and Percy are going to have to work together except I hate how they leave you hanging at the end.

danny5256 Jan 06, 2013


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Jul 05, 2014

Violence: Some fights but not too graphic.

Jul 05, 2014

Sexual Content: Percy and Annabeth kiss, so do Jason and Piper. Frank, Leo, and Hazel are a sort of romantic triangle.

white_lion_84 Jul 04, 2013

Frightening or Intense Scenes: I thought for a second' that in the fight scene Percy Jackson might actually lose!!!! Too addicted!!! I really can't wait until The House Of Hades Comes out!!!

Jun 28, 2013

Other: awesome will leave you wanting more

Apr 25, 2013

Other: arrrggggghhhhhhh this is junk

annlem Apr 13, 2013

Other: Really serious cliffhanger

Feb 12, 2013

Other: Literal cliff hanger!

davka Jan 27, 2013

Other: sad romantic

danny5256 Jan 06, 2013

Violence: perfect happiness and peacefulness throughout the whole book monsters having tea parties and helping old grannies cross the road. I know right very bloody and horrifying

Jan 04, 2013

Other: You may be permanently blinded by the supreme awesomeness of this book

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