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The Islands of the Blessed

Author: Nancy Farmer
Publisher: New York : Atheneum Books for Young Readers, ©2009.
Series: Sea of Trolls trilogy, 3.
Edition/Format:   Print book : Elementary and junior high school : Fiction : English : 1st edView all editions and formats
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Two years after their adventures in The Land of the Silver Apples, the apprentice bard Jack and his Viking companion Thorgil confront the malevolent spirit of a vengeful mermaid and begin a quest that casts them among the fin folk of Notland.
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Genre/Form: Teenage fantasy fiction
Teen fiction
Fantasy fiction
Fiction
Juvenile works
Juvenile fiction
Named Person: Thorgil (Fictitious character); Jack (Fictitious character : Farmer)
Material Type: Elementary and junior high school, Fiction
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Nancy Farmer
ISBN: 9781416907374 1416907378 9781416907381 1416907386 9781439160473 1439160473
OCLC Number: 273815304
Notes: "A Richard Jackson book."
Sequel to: The Land of the Silver Apples.
Target Audience: Ages 10-14.; Middle School.
Description: 479 pages : map ; 24 cm.
Contents: Gathering storm --
Wild hunt --
Hazel wood --
Seafarer --
Scream in the dark --
Fair lamenting --
Mermaid --
Draugr --
Plea for justice --
Hobgoblins arrive --
Hazel comes home --
Tanner brats --
Paths open --
Schlaup --
All aboard --
Love story --
Pink palace --
Pangur ban --
Find tanners --
Quest --
Ethne's cell --
Schlaup's betrothal --
Sacrificial stone --
Bjorn skull-splitter --
Princess Thorgil --
Hogboon --
Escape plans --
Full moon --
Dead wall --
Water of life --
Voyage to Notland --
Fin folk --
City under the sea --
Shoney's feast --
Draugr's tomb --
Life for a life --
Grim's Island --
St. Columba's Cave --
Odin --
Joyful reunion --
Rescue --
Flying venom --
Sister Wulfhilda --
Rune of protection --
Departure --
Thorgil silver-hand --
Islands of the Blessed --
Appendix --
Carnyx --
Father Severus --
Fin folk --
Flying venom --
Lorica --
Mermaids --
St. Columba --
Seafarer --
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Series Title: Sea of Trolls trilogy, 3.
Responsibility: Nancy Farmer.

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In this much-anticipated conclusion to the Sea of Trolls trilogy by a Newbery Medal-winning author, Notland is no place to seek one's true calling. Or is it? This telling is beguilingly suspenseful  Read more...

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"It's a wondrous tale of hobgoblins, mermaids and sea hags, Saxons and Northmen, old gods and young bards, thoroughly steeping readers in Norse mythology. It's also a long, beautifully written tale, Read more...

 
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