Best Teen & Young Adult Norse Myths & Legends Books
Here you will get Best Teen & Young Adult Norse Myths & Legends Books For you.This is an up-to-date list of recommended books.
1. The Raven King (The Raven Cycle, Book 4) (4)
Author: by Maggie Stiefvater
Published at: Scholastic Press; Reprint edition (February 27, 2018)
As Erik and the crew of The Golden Dragon set off in search of adventure, little do they know that their courage, skill, strength and stamina will all be tested to the extremes… Includes an exclusive foreword from Monty Python’s Terry Jones and newly coloured illustrations from Michael Foreman.Age range: 8+
3. The Children of Odin: The Book of Northern Myths
Author: by Padraic Colum
Published at: Aladdin; Reissue edition (July 1, 2004)
From master storyteller Padriac Colum, winner of a Newbery Honor for The Golden Fleece, comes a collection of fifteen timeless tales inspired by Norse mythology. Before time as we know it began, gods and goddesses lived in the city of Asgard.
Odin All Father crossed the Rainbow Bridge to walk among men in Midgard. Thor defended Asgard with his mighty hammer. Mischievous Loki was constantly getting into trouble with the other gods, and dragons and giants walked free. This collection of Norse sagas retold by author Padraic Colum gives us a sense of that magical time when the world was filled with powers and wonders we can hardly imagine.
4. The Islands of the Blessed (Sea of Trolls Trilogy (Paperback))
Author: by Nancy Farmer
Published at: Atheneum Books for Young Readers; Reprint edition (October 16, 2012)
The conclusion to Newbery Honor author Nancy Farmer’s captivating Sea of Trolls trilogy. The crowning volume of the trilogy that began with The Sea of Trolls and continued with The Land of Silver Apples opens with a vicious tornado. (Odin on a Wild Hunt, as the young berserker Thorgil sees it.
The fields of Jack’s home village are devastated, the winter ahead looks bleak, and a monstera draugrhas invaded the forest outside of town. But in the hands of bestselling author Nancy Farmer, the direst of prospects becomes any reader’s reward.
Soon, Jack, Thorgil, and the Bard are off on a quest to right the wrong of a death caused by Father Severus. Their destination is Notland, realm of the fin folk, though they will face plenty of challenges and enemies before get they get there.
Impeccably researched and blending the lore of Christian, Pagan, and Norse traditions, this expertly woven tale is beguilingly suspenseful and, ultimately, a testament to love.
5. The Wolf Queen
Author: by Tabitha Caplinger
Published at: Blue Ink Press, LLC (January 9, 2021)
Ylva was raised by wolves. That is the story the villagers tell of their Wolf Queen. The truth is far more miraculous. Her Gift, bestowed by the Light, enables her to see deep inside the hearts of men. Prince Rohan considers the Light mere superstition and only believes in what he can see with his own eyes.
But a great evil is infecting the Four Realms. The battle between the Light and the Darkness is no longer bound to human hearts, and words Ylva and Rohan thought were just legend are being whispered again. The dragon is rising.
6. Read Riordan (Percy Jackson & the Olympians)
Author: by Rick Riordan
Published at: Disney-Hyperion (September 24, 2019)
A collection of the first book from the five mega-bestselling series by Rick Riordan, now in a gift-worthy paperback boxed set. This beautifully packaged boxed set will thrill fans who want to relive the adventure and magic again, and will open the door to new readers of Riordan’s epic storytelling.
Box set includes: Percy Jackson and the Olympians: THE LIGHTNING THIEF; The Kane Chronicles: THE RED PYRAMID; The Heroes of Olympus: THE LOST HERO; Magnus Chase and the Gods of Asgard: THE SWORD OF SUMMER; The Trials of Apollo: THE HIDDEN ORACLE
7. El barco de los muertos / The Ship of the Dead (Serie Magnus Chase y los Dioses de Asgard / Magnus Chase and the Gods of Asgard Series) (Spanish Edition)
Author: by Rick Riordan
Published at: Montena; 001 edition (May 29, 2018)
El barco de los muertos es la entrega final de la trepidante triloga de aventuras basada en la mitologa nrdica Magnus Chase y los dioses de Asgard de Rick Riordan, el autor de literatura de aventuras fantsticas nmero uno en el mundo.
La mayor amenaza para Asgard est a punto de hacerse realidad y Magnus Chase tiene que embarcar hacia el viaje ms peligroso de su vida. Sin embargo esta vez contar con una ayuda inesperada. Magnus Chase ha pasado de ser un adolescente sin techo a vivir en el Hotel Valhalla y convertirse en uno de los guerreros de Odn.
Como digno hijo de Frey, el dios del verano, la fertilidad y la salud, a Magnus no le gustan especialmente las guerras y las batallas, pero sus amigos son fuertes y un poco cabezotas, as que juntos han conseguido derrotar a Grimwolf y luchar contra gigantes para hacerse con el martillo de Thor.
Ahora, Magnus y sus compaeros tienen que partir hacia las fronteras ms lejanas de Jotunheim y Niflheim para enfrentarse a la mayor amenaza de Asgard. Conseguirn completar su peligroso viaje con xito o ha llegado, al fin, el temido Ragnarok?
8. The Prose Edda: Tales from Norse Mythology (Dover Books on Literature & Drama)
Author: by Snorri Sturluson
Published at: Dover Publications (July 21, 2006)
Gods and giants bestride these ancient tales, in which warrior queens and noble heroes battle with elves, dwarves, and fearsome monsters. Spanning the dawn of the world’s creation to its fiery destruction, these gripping Norse legends chronicle the triumphs and tragedies of a lost era.
Resounding with a poetic instinct for the picturesque, the dramatic, and the human, they form vivid portraits of the characters’ personalities. They also depict the comic and disastrous results of ambition, passion, and destiny. The wellspring of modern knowledge of Norse mythology, these sagas preserved the Vikings’ narrative style from an invading European influence.
Iceland’s great literary genius, Snorri Sturluson (11791241), combined oral traditions, genealogical records, and old songs to immortalize his country’s glorious past. Edda means “poetic art,” and Sturluson’s guidebook for Icelandic poets has been a timeless inspiration for generations of writers around the world, including Wagner, Borges, and Tolkien.
9. Barbarian Lord
Author: by Matt Smith
Published at: Clarion Books; Illustrated edition (July 1, 2014)
“A sword untried is a sword untested,” says one raven to another as they set out to witness the fate of the finest farm in Garmrland and its owner, Barbarian Lord. When he is cheated out of his lands and banished, Barbarian Lord begins a quest for allies and for justice, encountering monsters, ghouls, gods, and mediocre poets along the way.
Combining the rich traditions of the Vikings and Nordic lore with sword-and-sorcery-and slyly understated humor-this graphic novel introduces an original hero with classic flair, brought to life in Matt Smith’s beautifully drawn, detailed, and action-filled black-and-white illustrations.
10. In the Days of Giants (Yesterday's Classics)
Author: by Abbie Farwell Brown
Published at: Yesterday's Classics (February 19, 2008)
Strength and joy of life ever marked the doings of the old Norse gods and heroes. These qualities abound in these stories of Norse mythology retold in a simple direct fashion appealing to younger children. Tells among other things how Father Odin lost his eye, how Thor went fishing, of the death of Baldur, and of the other doings of the gods and goddesses of Asgard.
Vigorous black and white illustrations complement the narrative. Suitable for ages 9 and up.
11. Kalifus Rising: Legends of Orkney Series (The Legends of Orkney Series, 2)
Author: by Alane Adams
Published at: SparkPress; 2nd ed. edition (September 6, 2016)
2017 Moonbeam Children’s Book Awards: Gold Medal, Best Book Series Chapter Book “Sam’s internal struggles and focus on the dark side of his witch heritage are reminiscent of Anakin Skywalker and will likely appeal to fanboys and fangirls, particularly as he ‘must face the darkness inside.’ Combined with strong female leads, both heroic and villainous, the ever growing and changing cast of characters has something for everyone.
Fantasy, mythology, a touch of romance, and enough sword fights and battles to appease even the most action-hungry make Kalifus Rising a well-rounded, solid choice for those craving a new type of adventure. Foreword Reviews FIVE STAR review Sam Baron just freed Orkney from the ravages of the Red Sunbut now, imprisoned by Catriona, leader of the Volgrim Witches, Sam finds the darker side of his half-god, half-witch heritage released, and he fears he might destroy what he saved.
Unable to resist the witches’ enchantments, Sam has become their most potent weapon, and is leading an army of monstrous men against Skara Brae. Sam’s only hope for salvation lies with his three best friends and a mystical artifact known as the Moon Pearl.
Author: by Edith Pattou
Published at: Harcourt Children's Books; 1st edition (September 1, 2003)
Rose has always felt out of place in her family, a wanderer in a bunch of homebodies. So when an enormous white bear mysteriously shows up and asks her to come away with him-in exchange for health and prosperity for her ailing family-she readily agrees.
The bear takes Rose to a distant castle, where each night she is confronted with a mystery. In solving that mystery, she loses her heart, discovers her purpose, and realizes her travels have only just begun. As familiar and moving as “Beauty and the Beast” and yet as fresh and original as only the best fantasy can be, East is a novel retelling of the classic tale “East of the Sun, West of the Moon,” a sweeping romantic epic in the tradition of Robin McKinley and Gail Carson Levine.
13. Redeemer (Night War Saga) (Volume 3)
Author: by Leia Stone
Published at: CreateSpace Independent Publishing Platform (September 20, 2017)
Hunt down the weapon pieces, destroy the night goddess, protect Midgard (Earth). That was always the mission … When an unexpected sacrifice turns Allie’s world on its head, she discovers her true function within the Asgardian world. Her new purpose has much higher stakesand significantly bigger dangersthan she ever could have imagined.
And as the Goddess of Night unleashes an unparalleled wave of fury across the realms, Allie’s dream of a peaceful future with her favorite protector all but disappears. Nott’s determined to control Midgard. But Allie has more to fight for than ever before, and she’s determined to end the Night War …
No matter what it costs her.
14. La espada del tiempo / The Sword of Summer (Serie Magnus Chase y los Dioses de Asgard / Magnus Chase and the Gods of Asgard Series) (Spanish Edition)
Author: by Rick Riordan
Published at: Montena; 001 edition (April 23, 2019)
Primera entrega de la nueva y trepidante triloga de aventuras de #RickRiordan: Magnus Chase y los dioses del Asgard, basada en la mitologa nrdica. Los dioses vikingos han despertado. Magnus tiene en sus manos el secreto que puede detener el fin del mundo.
Pero ese mismo secreto tambin puede destruirle. Magnus Chase siempre ha sido un chico con problemas, ha vivido solo en las calles de Boston esquivando tanto a la polica como a los ladrones. Un da, una nueva sombra se suma a sus perseguidores: su misterioso y hasta entonces desconocido to Randolph, que le revela un secreto imposible: Magnus es en realidad el hijo de un dios nrdico.
Los mitos Vikingos son reales. Los dioses de Asgard estn preparndose para la Gran Guerra. Trolls, gigantes y criaturas horrendas se entrenan para el Ragnarok, el fin del mundo. Con la ayuda de Sam, una valquiria que lo odia en secreto, y del enano Blitzen y el elfo Hearthstone, ambos fugitivos, Magnus viajar por los nueve mundos en busca de la nica arma que puede detener el Ragnarok: una espada legendaria perdida hace miles de aos…
15. Protector (Night War Saga) (Volume 1)
Author: by Leia Stone
Published at: CreateSpace Independent Publishing Platform; 1st edition (April 10, 2017)
Love.Honor.Protect.As an Environmental Studies major, Allie knows the planet is in troublea series of natural disasters recently rocked the northern hemisphere, and species across the globe are going extinct. What Allie doesn’t know is that her world’s decline is a result of an ancient battle called the Night Warthe Norse goddess Nott’s crusade to control the weakest of the light realms.
And Allie most definitely doesn’t know that her existence is the only thing stopping Nott from dragging the earth into total darkness. When four gorgeous guys show up claiming to be Allie’s Asgardian protectors, she thinks they’re delusional. And when they order her to hunt down the pieces of an immortal weapon, she’s convinced they’re insane.
But when Allie’s attacked, the guys’ crazy stories of demigods and dark elves begin coming together. And Allie’s not sure what scares her morelosing her life to the Goddess of Night … Or losing her heart to one of her protectors.Let the hunt begin.