The Shipwreck

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Barefoot Books, Incorporated, 2011 - Juvenile Fiction - 112 pages
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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 Quartet

User Review  - Adam - Goodreads

Fairly mundane storytelling with 2-D characters and modern moralism injected into the story to try and give it some weight. Blahh. Read full review

Review: The Shipwreck Chapter: Volume 1 of the Inuk Quartet

User 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

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About the author (2011)

John Mason is Professor of Mathematics Education at the Centre for Mathematics Education at the Open University.