Book Equivalent # 2 Words: 132818 Date: November 7,2015
Title: Heroes of Olympus – The Mark of Athena Author: Rick Riordan
Genre ~ Non-Fiction / Fiction Type: Fantasy
- Opening Sentence:
Until she met the exploding statue, Annabeth thought she was prepared for anything.
Favorite word / phrase / sentence:
The statue wants to be found, you see, but it can only be freed by the most worthy.
- Vocabulary and new terms (with part of speech) and definition:
Nico di Angelo trapped in a bronze jar, slowly dying from asphyxiation with pomegranate seeds at his feet. – Not being able to reach oxygen
But he seemed too groggy to put the pieces together. – Stunned or confused and slow to react
He felt like the lethargy of the addled sea creatures was starting to affect him. – Showing unusual lack of energy.
Ghosts will run rampant. – Unrestraint and violent
- Reflection, Connection & Personal Response:
I learned that something that even if everybody else has failed you don’t have a smaller chance of success, you have the same chance and you shouldn’t think negatively about the situation but think that you could do it and be confident in what you are going to do without hesitation.