Stolen Away

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Dundurn, Nov 1, 2006 - Juvenile Fiction - 229 pages
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Keira, kidnapped from Ireland by Vikings, is a slave living in legendary Vinland. Two native bands, the Beothuck and the Thule, are also fighting over the land, thrusting the Norsemen into war. While the Vikings search for a new home, an accident at sea leaves Keira miraculously saved by a Beothuck warrior. Keira settles into the Beothuck way of life, learning their customs and coming to care for them. But she dreams of risking everything in order to find a way home. Ultimately, she is torn between the cultures in which she has livedher homeland, the Viking world in which she was welcomed, and her new Beothuck family. This is a thrilling adventure and an exciting introduction to the history of Canada.

 

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Contents

One
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Two
13
Three
23
Four
30
Five
37
Six
48
Seven
55
Eight
66
Fifteen
126
Sixteen
137
Seventeen
143
Eighteen
148
Nineteen
155
Twenty
171
TwentyOne
180
TwentyTwo
189

Nine
72
Ten
82
Eleven
97
Twelve
105
Thirteen
112
Fourteen
118
TwentyThree
200
TwentyFour
203
Epilogue
216
Authors Note
227
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About the author (2006)

Christopher Dinsdale was born in Toronto, Ontario. Throughout his life, Christopher has enjoyed working with children. While attending The University of Western Ontario in London, he founded a Cystic Fibrosis winter camp for families in the area trying to cope with the childhood disease. Christopher completed an honors degree in Cell Biology and a Masters of Science Degree in Zoology at Western. He then went on to complete a Masters of Arts in Education degree at Johnson State College in Johnson, Vermont. He is a teacher with the York Region District School Board, and he enjoys writing novels for both children and adults during his summer breaks.

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