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 (The Inuk Quartet, Vol. 1)User Review - Andrea - Goodreads
This was a beautiful story accompanied by beautiful illustrations. It would be a great read aloud during a myths, fairy tales, and folktales unit. Good story of what makes people a family, with lots of information about life in the arctic. Read full review
Review: The Shipwreck (The Inuk Quartet, Vol. 1)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