The Lightning Thief Setting

Rick Riordan
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Yancy Academy

Yancy Academy is a private boarding school in upstate New York. It is for kids who are troubled. The kids who surround Percy come from better off families, however it is clear their families don’t care about them as much as Sally, his mother, cares for him. At the end of the year, Percy learns that he will not be invited back to attend Yancy Academy during his seventh grade year. He is actually disappointed because he had come to respect Mr. Brunner and was friends with Grover.

Montauk Beach

This is where Sally and Poseidon met and fell in love. Percy has always remembered visiting the beach with his mother. While they were on vacation, all of their worries just went away and they became carefree. Percy recalls his mom always seemed to get younger every time they visited Montauk. While visiting when he was...

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