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Author: Jackie French
Publisher: New York : HarperCollins, 2007.
Edition/Format:   Print book : Elementary and junior high school : Fiction : English : 1st U.S. ed
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Captured by Vikings, young Hekja is taken as a slave to Greenland by the daughter of Erik the Red, and accompanied by no one from her homeland but her loyal dog, shares adventures with her new mistress, who is determined to make a name for herself as her father and brother have.
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Genre/Form: Historical fiction
Juvenile fiction
Fiction
Named Person: Freydís Eiríksdottir; Leiv Eiriksson; Freydís Eiríksdottir; Leif Ericson
Material Type: Elementary and junior high school, Fiction, Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Jackie French
ISBN: 9780060850784 0060850787 9780060850791 0060850795
OCLC Number: 70483178
Notes: Hardcover edition originally published: Australia : Angus & Robertson, 2005.
Description: xvi, 283 pages : map ; 22 cm
Contents: Hekja --
Rescue --
Problem of food --
Up the great mountain --
Hunter at Last --
Danger on the Mountain --
Song for a hero --
Raiders --
Attack --
Ship --
Under sail --
Storm --
Iceberg --
Out from the fog --
Land of snow --
New home --
Greenland winter --
Strange ships --
Traders --
Race --
Mist --
Feast and a challenge --
Greenland winter --
Yule Feast --
Hero's fFarewell --
After the funeral --
Freydis' followers --
Leaving Greenland --
Journey --
Land! --
First night in Vinland --
Exploring Vinland --
Skraelings --
Skraelings arrive --
Vinland days --
Winter feasting --
Attack --
After the raid --
Child is born --
Finnbogi --
Decision --
Battle --
Death of honor --
Leaving Vinland --
Song for Freydis --
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Responsibility: Jackie French.
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Captured by Vikings, young Hekja is taken as a slave to Greenland by the daughter of Erik the Red, and accompanied by no one from her homeland but her loyal dog, shares adventures with her new mistress, who is determined to make a name for herself as her father and brother have.

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