#129; the lightning thief

I’m re-reading the Rick Riordan series Percy Jackson and the Olympians while on vacation. This is only the second time I’ve read the series, but I do love going back over my favorites because you catch things you might have missed the first time around. I love books written for young adults and children because they assume a suspension of belief that adult mysteries and fantasies feel they have to build in, they teach lessons in ways that ‘grown up’ tomes just don’t even try to. They’re direct, and kind in a way, with the lessons that most adults have chosen to forget. Like this one…

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