World of Reading: Thor: This is Thor

The Marvel Heroes of Reading line of early readers is designed to offer reluctant readers, specifically boys, books that they will want to read by featuring characters they love.  The series is broken into three levels that invoke the rigorous training courses their favorite Marvel heroes must engage in to perfect their super powers.  In reading this series, boys will prefect their own power to read.  This is Thor introduces readers ages 4-6 to the world of Marvel’s Thor!

Hulk / She-Hulk

In this story, we meet Jennifer Walters: a.k.a. She-Hulk, and learn about her unique ties to the Hulk.  Jennifer is a strong-willed lawyer, dedicated to protecting the innocent.  She’s also Bruce Banner’s cousin! When Jennifer is injured, she’s saved by the Incredible Hulk.

The only way Bruce Banner can save her life involves an experimental treatment.  Exposed to the same forces that originally turned Bruce into the Hulk, Jennifer also becomes a giant and powerful green warrior: the Sensational She-Hulk.  Both powerful and intelligent, She-Hulk can fight battles the Hulk cannot.

Hulk vs. Abomination / Hulk vs. Wolverine

There’s only one other being as strong and as green as the Incredible Hulk–the Abomination! But unlike the Hulk, the Abomination’s intelligence is still intact.  Hulk has definitely met his match when these two powerful green titans first collide.

General Ross is determined to find Bruce Banner and sends in his secret weapon, the unstoppable Wolverine.  With Wolverine’s heighten abilities, Wolverine is sure to find Bruce…or would he find the incredible Hulk instead?


He is the best there is at what he does, but just who is the mystery man known as Wolverine?  Learn the storied past of how sickly James Howlett learned to use his mutants gifts—claws made of bone that he could extend from his fists, and the ability to heal from almost any wound—to live for decades without growing old.

See how he survived World Wars and amazing adventures, and learn about the top secret government experiment that covered his bones with adamantium, the hardest metal known to man.  Then witness his transformation from tough loner to one of Professor Xavier’s most famous X-Men, and see how the unstoppable Wolverine inspires X-Men, mutants, and all of the heroes of the Marvel Universe to never give up and always fight the good fight!