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The Rithmatist

Author: Brandon Sanderson; Ben McSweeney
Publisher: New York : Tor, a Tom Doherty Associates Book, 2013.
Edition/Format:   Print book : Fiction : Juvenile audience : English : First editionView all editions and formats
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As Wild Chalklings threaten the American Isles and Rithmatists are humanity's only defense, Joel can only watch as Rithmatist students learn the magical art that he would do anything to practice.
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Genre/Form: Young adult fiction
Fantasy fiction
Science fiction
Fiction
Juvenile fiction
Material Type: Fiction, Juvenile audience, Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Brandon Sanderson; Ben McSweeney
ISBN: 9780765320322 0765320320 9780765338440 0765338440 9781444009538 1444009532 9781447266150 1447266153
OCLC Number: 818866001
Notes: Map on endpapers.
Description: 378 pages : illustrations ; 25 cm.
Contents: A killer is on the loose. Joel is fascinated by the art of rithmatics, with its lines of power and ability to bring chalk drawings to life, but only a few have the gift and he is not one of them. When rithmatic students from Joel's school start disappearing, he is keen to investigate. Since he's not a rithmatist, Joel seems to be safe --
but others are dying. Can he find the killer before the killer realizes just what a threat Joel really is?
Responsibility: Brandon Sanderson : illustrations by Ben McSweeney.

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As Wild Chalklings threaten the American Isles and Rithmatists are humanity's only defense, Joel can only watch as Rithmatist students learn the magical art that he would do anything to practice.

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