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Rick Riordan

Rick Riordan
Rick Riordan is the #1 New York Times bestselling author of the Percy Jackson and the Olympians series, the Kane Chronicles, and the Heroes of Olympus. He is also the author of the multi-award-winning Tres Navarre mystery series for adults. For fifteen years, Rick taught English and history at public and private middle schools in the San Francisco Bay Area and in Texas. In 2002, Saint Mary’s Hall honored him with the school’s first Master Teacher Award. While teaching full time, Riordan began writing mystery novels for grownups. His Tres Navarre series went on to win the top three national awards in the mystery genre – the Edgar, the Anthony and the Shamus.

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For readers who want official news about Rick Riordan, this is the place to go. In addition to the latest news, it has interviews and a biography, games and a link to Rick's blog. Having Rick's take on the books and characters can cause the reader to alter their view, and perhaps clarify some issues for them. by jnoakes Jan 21

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