Percy Jackson and the Olympians: The Lightning Thief

by Rick Riordan
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How does Percy evolve in the novel The Lightning Thief? Please answer in a two-point response.

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When we first meet Percy Jackson at the beginning of The Lightning Thief, his life is far from easy. He grapples with dyslexia and ADHD, attends a school where he feels out of place, and deals with his beloved mother's disrespectful husband, Gabe. As we know, everything changes when he finds out who he truly is: the son of the Greek god Poseidon.

Percy evolves in several ways. First, he gains a new...

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