Percy Jackson's Greek Gods

Book review by Carrie R. Wheadon, Common Sense Media
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Common Sense says

age 9+

Huge gift book of Percy-narrated Greek myths is tons of fun.

Parents say

age 12+

Based on 7 reviews

Kids say

age 10+

Based on 32 reviews

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age 15+

TW: Not For Young Children

Trigger warning for book: mentions of SA For the most part this book does a good job of staying away from specific details about Greek myths, which almost always included sexual violence against women. I definitely think Riordan could have left even more out, especially in Ares’ chapter where it mentions a son of Poseidon trying to [email protected](# a daughter of Ares. This subject is handled in a subpar way throughout the book and makes it in appropriate for children or anyone who could be triggered by this topic. I was completely shocked to find the word “[email protected](#” in a book meant for children.

This title has:

Too much sex
age 8+
it's a great book. one of the best i've ever read, actually.

This title has:

Educational value
Too much violence
Too much sex

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