Inga the Viking Girl

Rated 3.60/5 based on 5 reviews
Inga the Viking Girl is an early reader historical fiction chapter book. It includes two stories about Inga Svensdotter who lives in Greenland. The first story entitled Inga Goes A-Viking tells of her adventure as she stows away on a Viking ship. In the second story, Inga Plans a wedding, she tries to help her sister get out of marrying the worst boy in the fjord. More

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Words: 10,960
Language: English
ISBN: 9781465894267
About Jacqueline Grant

My passions are history and writing. I spend most of my time researching books I am planning to write or actually writing them. I have a PhD in Caribbean and Latin American history and I manage events and exhibits at a University Library.

I was born on the island of Jamaica and many of my stories are set in the Caribbean or have Caribbean themes. But I also write about lots of other things and I'm particularly fond of stories that help children see their value and stories that just plain make people giggle. I hope you enjoy reading Gunga Peas Books ebooks.

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Review by: Rafter Five Press on Aug. 02, 2012 :
I enjoyed these two short stories about a Viking girl. The target reader age is 8-12, not 'early reader' as described. The historical details were smoothly woven into the stories and the descriptions easily help the reader picture Inga and her life in Greenland. I also wish there had been more to each story, especially the first one. I hope the author will continue to develop these stories into longer works. Both boy and girl readers will enjoy the adventures!
(review of free book)

Review by: Tanya Dennings on Dec. 26, 2011 :
This was an interesting book. I like that it was from the point of view of a girl and I thoroughly liked the stories. I think they were a little short even for the target audience. I think they leave the reader wondering what happens next. I look forward to reading more of Inga's adventures.
(reviewed long after purchase)

Review by: Nicola Martel on Nov. 03, 2011 :
This is a very enjoyable historical fiction set for young readers. It is unique in that it takes a subject and twists it a little. This story focuses on, as the title makes explicit, a young Viking girl. I always think of their male counterparts, so something focusing on the feminine is refreshing.

My nine year old daughter thoroughly enjoyed reading this. Her one complaint: it was too short! I think a series is in order.

Enjoyable and very readable. We look forward to more from this author.
(reviewed long after purchase)

Review by: Hannah Hummel on Oct. 26, 2011 :
I loved this book because it had a very interesting plot.
(reviewed within a month of purchase)

Review by: Jacqueline Lademann on Oct. 14, 2011 :
This is a great book, and one that parents will no doubt enjoy reading to their children. There was an aspect of the 'Little House' books about this.

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(reviewed within a month of purchase)

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