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Meet Thora, her brother Erik, and their friend Deirdre. They live on the Orkney Islands. Readers explore their island, find out about Viking raids, and imagine sailing in a Viking longship. This educational story is told from a child's perspective. Full-color .

Uses the viewpoint of an eight-year-old tenth-century Viking girl to present information about her village, the homes, families, clothing, food, gods, and customs. Includes ...

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Meet Thora, her brother Erik, and their friend Deirdre. They live on the Orkney Islands. Readers explore their island, find out about Viking raids, and imagine sailing in a Viking longship. This educational story is told from a child's perspective. Full-color .

Uses the viewpoint of an eight-year-old tenth-century Viking girl to present information about her village, the homes, families, clothing, food, gods, and customs. Includes activities and projects.

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While not precisely an ancient civilization, the Vikings are among the most mysterious recent civilizations that have disappeared as a unique culture. Most of the information that has been gathered about the Vikings comes from discovering their graves, and the historical information provided by the countries they raided. Despite this lack of solid information, the accumulated facts reveal a proud, intelligent people and a rich culture. Historians have been able to deduce how Vikings created things and what their daily life may have been like. This brief glance at the Vikings shows the importance they placed on shipbuilding and sailing, as well as how they lived and went about their daily life. While the author provides interesting facts about the Vikings, this should in no way be considered an adequate first history of the Vikings. Full color illustrations of Viking ruins, as well as museum exhibits and recreations appear throughout the text. Provided at the end of the text are several Viking facts as well as a glossary, an index, and Internet sites for additional sources of information. Part of the "Strange Histories" series. 2003, Raintree, Ages 7 to 9.
— Danielle Williams
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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9780563352594
  • Publisher: B B C Worldwide Americas
  • Publication date: 4/28/1995
  • Series: Fact Finder Book.
  • Pages: 48
  • Age range: 9 - 12 Years
  • Product dimensions: 7.66 (w) x 10.25 (h) x 0.19 (d)

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