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The Hammer of Thor / Rick Riordan.

Riordan, Rick, (author.).
Book Book (2016.)
Description: viii, 468 pages ; 22 cm.
Publisher: Los Angeles ; Disney-Hyperion, 2016.
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  • ISBN: 9781423160922 (trade edition)
  • ISBN: 1423160924
  • Edition: First edition.
Summary: "Magnus and friends help the god of thunder find his missing weapon before all Muspellheim breaks loose"-- Provided by publisher.
"Thor's hammer is missing again. The thunder god has a disturbing habit of misplacing his weapon--the mightiest force in the Nine Worlds. But this time the hammer isn't just lost, it has fallen into enemy hands. If Magnus Chase and his friends can't retrieve the hammer quickly, the mortal worlds will be defenseless against an onslaught of giants. Ragnarok will begin. The Nine Worlds will burn. Unfortunately, the only person who can broker a deal for the hammer's return is the gods' worst enemy, Loki--and the price he wants is very high. Magnus Chase, a homeless boy living in Boston, finds out he is the son of a Norse god"-- Amazon.com.
Study Program Information: 5.1.
  • Booklist Reviews : Booklist Reviews 2017 January #1
    Death has been pretty good to Magnus Chase, son of Norse god Frey. After a victory against Fenris Wolf, preventing Ragnarok (for now), Magnus has started to settle into his (after)life in Valhalla. But nothing is quiet for long when gods are involved: Thor's hammer is missing again (shh); two of Magnus' best friends have disappeared; Valkyrie Samirah, a daughter of Loki, is being forced into marriage with a giant king; and Loki himself might be behind it all. It's a good thing Magnus has allies—even if they include a talking sword with a penchant for Top 40 songs. Riordan combines Norse mythology with a number of social issues: gender fluidity (Alex, a child of Loki, was born male but predominately identifies as female), disability (elf Hearthstone is deaf, and several characters know ASL), and race and religion (Samirah balances her Muslim faith with her Valkyrie duties). There's some crossover with characters from Riordan's other series, and the ending promises more overlap in future installments. A surefire hit. Copyright 2017 Booklist Reviews.

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Riordan, Rick. "The Hammer of Thor." Los Angeles ; Disney-Hyperion, 2016.

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