> Read Alikes - Percy Jackson
If you likes Percy Jackson... try these adventure and mythological tales.
Artemis Fowl by Eoin Colfer
Edge Chronicles by Paul Stewart and Chris Riddell
Fablehaven by Brandon Mull
Inkspell Trilogy by Cornelia Funke
Sea of Trolls Trilogy by Nancy Farmer
Monster's Ring by Bruce Coville
Ranger’s Apprentice by John Flanagan
Redwall by Brian Jacques
Septimus Heap by Angie Sage
Skulduggery Pleasant by Derek Landy
Underland Chronicles by Suzanne Collins
Young Heroes by Jane Yolen
Crazy Jack by Donna Jo Napoli
In this version of the traditional tale of the young boy who climbs a beanstalk, Jack searches for his father, falls in love with Flora, and learns the value of real treasure.
Dusssie by Nancy Springer
At age thirteen Dusssie makes the horrifying discovery that she, like her New York artist mother, is a Gorgon--a Greek mythological monster sprouting snakes from her head and capable of turning humans into stone with one angry look.
East by Edith Pattou
A young woman journeys to a distant castle on the back of a great white bear who is the victim of a cruel enchantment.
Fire and Hemlock by Diana Wynne Jones
At nineteen, Polly has two sets of sometimes overlapping, sometimes conflicting memories, the real-life ones of school days and her parents' divorce, and the heroic adventure ones that began the day she accidentally gate-crashed a funeral and met the cellist Thomas Lynn.
Goddess of Yesterday by Caroline B. Cooney
Taken from her home on an Aegean island as a six-year-old girl, Anaxandra calls on the protection of her goddess as she poses as two different princesses over the next six years, before ending up as a servant in the company of Helen and Paris as they make their way to Troy.
The Invention of Hugo Cabret: a Novel in Pictures and Words by Brian Selznick
When twelve-year-old Hugo, an orphan living and repairing clocks within the walls of a Paris train station in 1931, meets a mysterious toy seller and his goddaughter, his undercover life and his biggest secret are jeopardized.
Island of the Aunts by Eva Ibbotson
As they get older, several sisters decide that they must kidnap children and bring them to their secluded island home to help with the work of caring for an assortment of unusual sea creatures.
It's All Greek to Me by Jon Scieszka (Book 8)
As they are about to go on stage, Time Warp trio, Joe, Fred, and Sam are transported back to the time of Zeus and the other gods in Greek mythology, who, strangely enough, behave much as the characters in the trio's class play.
Medusa Jones by Ross Collins.
In ancient Greece, Medusa Jones, a gorgon, and her friends, a minotaur and a centaur, are mocked and sneered at by the other Acropolis Academy children whose parents are kings and gods, but when they go on a school camping trip together, the "freaks" become true heroes.
Nightsong: the Legend of Orpheus and Eurydice by Michael Cadnum
Expands on the myth of Orpheus, a young poet and musician who undertakes a terrifying journey to ask the rulers of the Underworld to return the princess Eurydice, his beloved bride, after she is killed by a venomous serpent.
Pandora Gets Jealous by Carolyn Hennesy
Thirteen-year-old Pandy is hauled before Zeus and given six months to gather all of the evils that were released when the box she brought to school as her annual project was accidentally opened.
Savvy by Ingrid Law.
Recounts the adventures of Mibs Beaumont, whose thirteenth birthday has revealed her "savvy"--a magical power unique to each member of her family--just as her father is injured in a terrible accident.
Summerland by Michael Chabon
Ethan Feld, the worst baseball player in the history of the game, finds himself recruited by a 100-year-old scout to help a band of fairies triumph over an ancient enemy.
Sun and Moon, Ice and Snow by Jessica Day George
A girl travels east of the sun and west of the moon to free her beloved prince from a magic spell.
Walking With the Dead L. M. Falcone
After his father brings home an ancient mummy from the museum of oddities, Alex starts having strange dreams and is shocked when the mummy comes to life and asks for his help.
The Water Mirror by Kai Meyer
In a place similar to Venice, Italy, two teenaged orphans, apprenticed to a maker of magic mirrors, begin to realize that their fates are tied to the magical protector of the city known as the Flowing Queen and to the ruler of Hell, respectively.`
The White Stag by Kate Seredy
Retells the legendary story of the Huns and Magyars' long migration from Asia to Europe where they hope to find a permanent home.
The Arrow and the Lamp: the Story of Psyche by Margaret Hodges
Relates how Psyche married the god of love, Eros, how she lost him, and the many obstacles she had to overcome before she became an immortal and could join him on Mount Olympus.
Black Ships Before Troy: The Story of the Iliad by Rosemary Sutcliff
Retells the story of the Trojan War, from the quarrel for the golden apple, and the flight of Helen with Paris, to the destruction of Troy.
McElderry Book of Greek Myths by Eric Kimmel
Twelve of the most beloved legends in Greek mythology are updated with contemporary, easy-to-read language, accompanied by colorful illustrations.
The One-Eyed Giant by Mary Pope Osborne (Mary Pope Osborne’s Tales from the Odyssey series – Book 1)
Retells a part of the Odyssey in which King Odysseus fights the Cyclops.