The Battle of the Labyrinth

The Battle of the Labyrinth

Book - 2008
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When demonic cheerleaders invade his high school, Percy Jackson hurries to Camp Half Blood, from whence he and his demigod friends set out on a quest through the Labyrinth, while the war between the Olympians and the evil Titan lord Kronos draws near.
Publisher: New York : Hyperion Books for Children, 2008
Edition: 1st ed
ISBN: 9781423101468
9781423101499
Branch Call Number: J RIO
Characteristics: 361 p. ; 22 cm

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TubaTurtle
Sep 06, 2017

This book is awesome!!! I recomend this book for people age 7-20. Great family read.

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TheFastReader
Aug 30, 2017

The funny and adventurous book starts when demon cheerleaders attack Percy's school. he then flees to camp half blood, and goes on a quest led by Annabeth into the Labyrinth, where he needs to stop Kronos' army from making camp half blood. I would recommend this book for ages 10-16, because there is some gore, and lots of action, and some older people may find it boring. Overall, I really enjoyed the book.

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alyssaanderson
Jun 26, 2017

this was an awesome book i loved it and can't wait to finish this sires and i can't wait to find out which girl percy ends up with my opinion is its Rachel. because Annabeth will be with luke when Kronos is defeated.

Percy Jackson is about the Greek gods. The labyrinth is a huge maze full of Greek monsters such as Ampusas and Hell Hounds. Minor gods also appear and lots of half bloods. Review by Amica.

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TLW1
Dec 22, 2016

I love this series' this is my third time reading it. P.S. to JihadiConservative go to Tartarus this is a awesome book and if you don't like it you can go to hell.

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TEENREVIEWBOARD
Sep 24, 2016

Always growing, underneath the ground, always changing, where time is confusing. The Labrinyth, a maze with a mind of it's own, created by a famous inventor named Daedalus. Percy, Annabeth, Tyson, and Grover must try to slow down the army of monsters headed for their camp, while the camp makes battle preparations.
- @bookworm2.1k of the Teen Review Board at the Hamilton Public Library

Of all the books in the Percy Jackson series, this may be one of the top picks I choose to go back and reread once every so often. I personally believe that if I were to be a demigod, I would like to be a child of Athena. That is probably why this book calls to me, as Annabeth and her actions call to me. Who can resist a good mystery and puzzle (labyrinth)? This book, while being greatly written as it's own story, also makes a great stepping stone for the final book, The Last Olympian. The drama, intensity, and suspense just keeps building up!
- @Siri of the Teen Review Board at the Hamilton Public Library

I can honestly say that the series just keeps getting better and better after reading “The Battle of the Labyrinth”. “The Battle of the Labyrinth” was action packed and fast-paced so I never got bored reading it. Percy must save Camp-Half Blood once again. In order to do this, he gets some help from his friends and they head out on a quest in the Labyrinth. “The Battle of the Labyrinth” is filled with adventure, mystery, fantasy, and Greek mythology. Since Rick Riordan changed up the setting and made the book mostly take place in the Labyrinth, it sparked an interest in me. The plot was outstanding and the ending was what really made this book over the top. I would recommend read this book for ages 8+.
- @Riddikulus of the Teen Review Board at the Hamilton Public Library

The Battle of the Labyrinth is an action packed novel based on Percy Jackson and his crew of familiar demigods. We have seen Camp Half Blood many times in the past, but now in a different light. The entire camp is bracing for an attack by former camper Luke Castellan and his army of monsters. Everything is mysterious and hidden from Percy when he arrives at camp this summer, but when he stumbles upon an opening to the Labyrinth during a game of deadly Capture The Flag. Suddenly Percy realizes the importance and power of the underground Labyrinth that could transport the entirety of Luke’s army straight into Camp Half Blood; if they can navigate through the dangers within. With the help of Chiron, Annabeth, Clarisse and other demigods, Percy realizes he must track down Daedalus in the Labyrinth to convince him to not help Luke’s army. There is so much in the book, from Calypso’s island to the heart of the Labyrinth that the four (Percy, Annabeth, Grover and Tyson) cover that it is one of my favourites of the series. Rating 5/5
- @jewelreader of the Teen Review Board of the Hamilton Public Library

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Brozor123
Aug 15, 2016

It's too hard to choose which of Rick's books is his best. He never fails to impress me. One of my favorite authors

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dinesht
Aug 03, 2016

great book (:

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Leekai85
Jun 29, 2016

The Percy Jackson series is great joy to read so far. I so far think that the "Battle of the Labyrinth" is the best by far as it shows how each character had grown from their previous quest. As the challenges grow harder for each character, as a reader you are able to relate to one or two of many characters.

I love how Rick Riordan always find away to link the myths with geography and famous locations.

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andrew_fletcher
Jun 13, 2016

Wrong Cover. I liked the other cover better.

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green_cobra_1087
Jan 27, 2017

green_cobra_1087 thinks this title is suitable for between the ages of 9 and 17

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black_panda_249
Jan 10, 2017

black_panda_249 thinks this title is suitable for between the ages of 9 and 99

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Brozor123
Aug 15, 2016

Brozor123 thinks this title is suitable for 12 years and over

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Green_Alligator_24
Jul 08, 2016

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kuneho
Nov 02, 2015

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violet_dog_1401
Aug 22, 2015

violet_dog_1401 thinks this title is suitable for between the ages of 9 and 99

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readingqueen26
Jul 25, 2016

“Rachel: You're a half-blood, too?
Annabeth: Shhh! Just announce it to the world, how about?
Rachel: Okay. Hey, everybody! These two aren't human! They're half Greek god!...They don't seem to care.”

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readingqueen26
Jul 25, 2016

“You are okay?" he asked. "Not eaten by monsters?"
"Not even a little bit." I showed him that I still had both arms and both legs, and Tyson clapped happily.
"Yay!" he said. "Now we can eat peanut butter sandwiches and ride fish ponies! We can fight monsters and see Annabeth and make things go BOOM!"
I hoped he didn't mean all at the same time, but I told him absolutely, we'd have a lot of fun this summer.”

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readingqueen26
Jul 25, 2016

“I nodded, looking at Rachel with respect. "You hit the Lord of the Titans in the eye with a blue plastic hairbrush.”

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tomadou1
Jul 20, 2015

“You are okay?" he asked. "Not eaten by monsters?"
"Not even a little bit." I showed him that I still had both arms and both legs, and Tyson clapped happily.
"Yay!" he said. "Now we can eat peanut butter sandwiches and ride fish ponies! We can fight monsters and see Annabeth and make things go BOOM!"
I hoped he didn't mean all at the same time, but I told him absolutely, we'd have a lot of fun this summer.”

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Saltyohcean
Jun 30, 2015

"Plant a garden in Manhattan for me, will you?"

~Calypso

Laura_X Apr 21, 2015

But remember, boy, that a kind act can sometimes be as powerful as a sword.

SAPPHIREBEAR15 Jun 28, 2012

“Monkey bar," Annabeth said. "I'm great at these." She leaped onto to the first rung and start swinging her way across. She was scared of tiny spiders, but not of plummeting to her death from a set of monkey bars. Go figure.”

SAPPHIREBEAR15 Jun 28, 2012

“Getting something and having the wits to use it...those are two different things.”

SAPPHIREBEAR15 Jun 28, 2012

“New lesson, class. Most monsters will vaporize when sliced with a celestial bronze sword. This change is perfectly normal, and will happen to you right now if you don't BACK OFF!" - Percy”

SAPPHIREBEAR15 Jun 28, 2012

“Don't feel bad, I'm usually about to die.”

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Eghose
Aug 11, 2015

Percy, annabeth, Grover, Tyson have to find deadalus who created the labyrinth so they can find a way to close it up

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blue_zebra_962
Jul 25, 2014

in this book percy goes on a quest with annabeth leading it. they go in to the labyrinth and try to go to daedalus work shop and convince daedalus to stop luke from invading their camp.

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iamlord_voldemort
Nov 05, 2013

to EveS: what now????? not have anything to do with battle of the labyrinth.....just sayn....

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AwesomeFace924
Sep 11, 2013

For Eva, a young girl with a lively imagintation, a seemingly ordinary box becomes a portal to a magical, wonder-filled world. Eva wishes for a pet. She reaches into her magic box and pulls out Monty. But he's not quite what she had in mind. (He's a polar bear.) What else might be in the magic box? A colony of festive rabbits, some delicious food, and a band of the very best musicians (including a sax-playing leopard)! The party is officially on! Once everyone has danced their socks off, Eva clicks her fingers to make everything vanish. Well, not quite everything... Katie Cleminson's lively and fanciful illustrations are the perfect vehicle to convey the transformative power of a young child's imagination.

SAPPHIREBEAR15 Jun 28, 2012

After being attacked by empousai cheerleaders at his new school, Percy returns to Camp Half-Blood and learns about the Labyrinth; part of the palace of King Minos in Crete that was designed by Daedalus. He also meets the camp's new sword master, Quintus. During a battle drill with giant scorpions at the camp, Annabeth and Percy accidentally find an entrance into the Labyrinth. Percy soon learns that Luke had used this entrance before and will try and lead his army through the Labyrinth straight into the heart of Camp Half-Blood.[3]

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100abby
Jun 20, 2012

As the Great Prophecy comes closer and closer, Percy goes out for one more quest where he unlocks the feelings of Annabeth.

MAHMUDUL HASAN Jun 17, 2012

In this fantastic book, percy and his team must go through the maze of the labyrinth to find its owner. The Labyrinth is a magical maze in which it will lead you throught a tunnel to your destanition.They will need to find a genius named Daedalus. But they learn that they are not the only ones in serch of Daedalus! They fid out that Luke also needs to find him to nagavite through the maze. Luke is leading an army through this magical maze to Camp Half Blood. Luke wants to convince Daedalus to help him through the maze. At the very end of the book, Percy tried to stop the evil titan loard from raising, but he fails...There is only one more year remaining from Percy's Great decision...

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JD_BookWorm
Jun 11, 2012

Percy Jackson arrives at camp half-blood, expecting a quiet vacation, but it turns out that this time it is anything but that! Annabeth, Tyson, Grover and himself travel into the labyrinth to convince the greatest inventor of all time, Daedalus, not to help the titans, which are trying to penetrate camp-half bloods border from a labyrinth entrance in the camp. in the labyrinth they meet some deadly monsters. kronos builds himself a new and returns from the dead. the fourth book in the Olympians series is by far the best than any of the previous!

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somethinghere123
May 01, 2011

Annabeth Chase, Percy Jackson, Grover Underwood, and Tyson goes on a quest through the Labyrinth (made by Daedalus) to convince Daedalus to fight with them. Also, to stop Luke from finding a way to navigate the Labyrinth (by using Ariadne's string) and mounting an attack on Camp Half-Blood.

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Astronaut
Jan 15, 2011

Percy Jackson is not expecting orientation to be fun or exciting, but neither is he a monster attack! Now Percy, Annabeth Chase, Grover Underwood, and Tyson must enter the dangerous Labyrinth in order to save Camp Half-Blood from Kronos, the other Titans, Luke, and the other demigods who joined them in this fourth installment to the bestselling Percy Jackson and the Olympians series.

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banana200
May 08, 2012

Violence: There is a little bit of violence when they fight krono's army from the labyrinth.

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banana200
Apr 19, 2012

Other: The action in this book may cause you to pass out.

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