Viking Explorers

First European Voyagers to North America

Spotlight on Explorers and Colonization

Though most often remembered as marauding barbarians, the Vikings were also traders, farmers, and skilled craftsmen. Their exploration beyond the shores of Europe began in the late 900s with the founding of settlements in Greenland and Newfoundland. Notable Viking adventurers such as Erik the Red, Leif the Lucky, and Thorfinn Karlsefni are profiled. Readers will also learn about the Vikings? weapons and armor, ships, religious beliefs, lifestyle, and the vast legacy they left behind in mythology, language, and shipbuilding.

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Reading Level: 6

Interest Level: 5-10

Product type : Library Bound Book
ISBN : 978-1-4777-8834-9
Author : Henrietta Toth
Copyright : 2017
Language : English
Category : Social Studies, World History, Biographies
Pages : 48
Trim : 7 1/4" x 9 1/4"
Dewey : 948/.022--dc23
Subject : Social Studies, World History, Biographies
Binding : Library
Bibliography • Detailed Table of Contents • Full-Color Photographs • Further Information Section • Glossary • Index • Primary Sources • Websites