During ‘murketiden,’ the dark months between September and March, a Norwegian girl and her family try to hasten the arrival of spring.
In 1940, when the Nazis reached their village, twelve-year-old Peter and his friends use their sleds to transport gold bullion to the secret harbor where Peter’s uncle keeps his ship ready to take the gold for safekeeping in the United States.
Introduces the history, geography, people, culture, government, and economy of Norway. Also written by Patricia Lander.
This book shows the daily lives of children in five areas settled by the Vikings.