Wednesday, August 18, 2010

Margot Adler reports on "Percy Jackson" summer camps

Here is another story by our very own CoG member and NPR reporter - Margot Adler, titled 'Percy Jackson' Summer Camp Thrives In Brooklyn

"With 15 million copies sold, Rick Riordan's Percy Jackson and the Olympians children's book series has become ubiquitous in 'tween households.

Now, a summertime trend is taking the popularity of Riordan's series to a new level. From Texas to Georgia to New York, independent bookstores have been running day camps for children based on the adventures of protagonist Percy Jackson — a kid with dyslexia and ADHD who discovers he is really the son of the sea god Poseidon, and dangerous monsters are after him."  ...(Cont.)...