04/17/2010 05:12 am ET Updated May 25, 2011

10 Things Parents Should Know About 'The Lightning Thief'

Over the past few weeks I have been reading the Percy Jackson books to my son. We started with The Lightning Thief, the first book in the series. He quickly became a fan. (Okay, I like reading them to him as much as he likes hearing them.) They are a worthy reading choice for those of you who have finished with the Harry Potter books.

[Spoiler Alert: I'm only going to mention things that I think are obvious from the trailers. Sorry if I get that wrong.]

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