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Guts & Glory: The Vikings

Guts & Glory: The Vikings

History comes alive for kids like no textbook can in this epic account of the time of the Vikings that’s perfect for history buffs and reluctant readers! Contains awesome illustrations!

From battle-axe-wielding tribes plundering the greatest cities of Europe to powerful kings and queens ruling their dominions with iron fists, the Vikings were some of the most feared and fearless figures in European history. Find the bravest heroes, the most menacing villains, and unbelievably awesome facts and myths inside this action-packed overview that will amaze kids with tales of a people so incredible…it’s hard to believe they were real.

History buff and popular blogger Ben Thompson’s lively storytelling style brings the Vikings back to life in this second book in the exhilarating Guts & Glory series!
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Genre: Children's Books / Juvenile Nonfiction / Adventure & Adventurers

On Sale: June 9th 2015

Price: $19.98 / $21.98 (CAD)

ISBN-13: 9781478931287

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Praise for Guts & Glory: The American Civil War:
"The book's greatest strength is its colloquial storytelling.... designed to attract reluctant readers...makes the history accessible. Thompson's passion for his subject is infectious.... An easy, breezy series opener that should help create a few new history buffs."—Kirkus Reviews
"Action-packed.... Thompson adopts an urgent and sometimes humorous tone that conveys infectious enthusiasm.... A rousing introduction to this defining conflict that makes the history appealing and relatable."—Publishers Weekly
"Thompson displays a solid knowledge of the Civil War.... He ably covers major battles, campaigns, and figures...mixing informational passages and fact boxes with colorful action sequences."—School Library Journal
"An entertaining overview.... What brings these events to life, particularly for reluctant readers, is Thompson's spirited, conversational narration.... Should keep students engaged."—Booklist
Praise for Guts & Glory: The American Revolution:

"Thompson's books are a meaty delight. Digestible chapters are packed with info, one-page bios hit the highlights of their subject's lives, and sidebars full of interesting tidbits are all part of the appeal of the nonfiction Guts & Glory series.... A very satisfying read that even adults will find useful."
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