• The following version of this book was used to create this Lesson Plan: Riordan, Rick. The Trials of Apollo. Disney, 2016.
• The story is told from the perspective of Apollo, Greek god of music, art, and poetry, among many other things.
• Apollo recalls the day that he was thrown out of Olympus and forced to live a mortal life, and tells the story in the past tense.
• Apollo was 4,612 years old when he was thrown out of Olympus, and crash landed into a dumpster.
• Apollo woke up in the dumpster, unsure as to how he got there, and only knew that “I simply woke up falling” (1).
• While Apollo took in his surroundings, the memory of his father, Zeus, speaking of “YOUR PUNISHMENT” suddenly surfaced (2).
• Apollo likens his humiliation about being demoted from godhood to “...being stripped of your clothes, then blasted with a fire hose in front...
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