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Everything Vikings by Nadia Higgins; National Geographic KidsHats with horns, flying dragons...you may think you know everything there is to know about Vikings, but think again! With stunning visuals and energetic, impactful design, and full of fun facts and surprises, readers won't stop until they've learned everything about Vikings.
Content on - Viking Warriors; Norse Women; Viking Towns; Viking Society and Government; Death and Burial in Viking Times.
Ref: Wingate, P., Millard, A., & Wood, G. (2003). Usborne Viking world. Usborne.
Chapter on Burial and Beliefs.
Ref: Price, N. (2014). Belief and ritual. In G. Williams, P. Pentz, & M. Wemhoff (Eds.), Vikings: Life and Legend. The British Museum.
Viking Blood: A Viking Warrior, 1008 AD by Andrew DonkinViking Blood; A Viking Warrior AD 1008. It's 1008 AD, and after being injured in a raid that goes horribly wrong, Tor Scaldbane is devastated at losing his chance to be a legendary warrior. But then he discovers the sagas of his ancesors; glorious, bloody battles, ancient heroes, powerful gods ... and realizes that all might not be lost after all...
Call Number: HISTORICAL DONKIN
The Viking Saga SERIES by Kevin Crossley-HollandIt is 1036. Halfdan is a Viking mercenary who is determined to travel to Constantinople and become one of the Viking Guard serving Empress Zoe. He promises to take his daughter, but one morning Solveig wakes up to find him gone. Setting off in her own tiny boat, she is determined to make the journey from Norway to the breathtaking city. Her boat is washed up, but Solveig is undeterred. What awaits Solveig as she continues on her summer journey across the world? She finds passage with Viking traders, witnesses the immolation of a young slave girl and learns to fight. She sees the clashes between those who praise her Norse Gods and the new Christians. In this perilous and exciting world, a young girl alone could be quickly endangered or made a slave. Will Solveig live to see her father again, and if she survives, will she remain free? A glittering novel that explores friendship and betrayal, the father-daughter relationship, the clash of religions and the journey from childhood to adulthood.