When his father is murdered, a young viking boy named Leiv stows away on a ship bound for Greenland, intending to avenge the death. But the boat is wrecked in a storm and his search for revenge becomes a struggle for survival. Leiv is saved by an Inuit brother and sister and starts a new life in an icy land. Slowly he becomes aware of a way of life and value system which centers around peace rather than war, showing a profound respect for the natural world.
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Review: The Shipwreck Chapter: Volume 1 of the Inuk QuartetUser Review - Josie Crimp - Goodreads
I thought this was a great little children's story about Vikings and Inuits, with a good balance between information about the historical setting and the action of the story. Read full review
Review: The Shipwreck Chapter: Volume 1 of the Inuk QuartetUser Review - Sherry Philippus - Goodreads
For some reason, I'm a sucker for books (few as they are) set in Greenland and Iceland. I find the idea that people actually live, hunt, work, etc. in such inhospitable climates fascinating. This ... Read full review