Remember Me
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Race of the Birkebeiners
ILLUSTRATOR
SERIES
 
TYPE
AGE
Children's - Grade 1-2, Age 6-7 
READABILITY
5.0 
PAGES
32 p. ; 
KEYWORDS
$6.79
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Paperback
ISBN 9780618915996
Publisher Summary
Tells how the infant Prince Hakon is rescued by men fiercely loyal to his dead father, who ski across the rugged mountains in blizzard conditions to save him from his enemies, the Baglers.

*“Engaging . . . Azarian’s finely detailed woodcut illustrations, hand-tinted with watercolors, capture the serene snow-covered landscape. . . . In direct and compelling prose, Lunge-Larsen recounts how the two Birkebeiners most renowned for their skiing ability forge ahead.”—Publishers Weekly, starred review It is the year 1206, and deep in the snow-covered mountains and valleys of Norway, the fiercest warriors in the land struggle to ski a baby to safety . . .

This is a story of the Birkebeiners and how they saved the infant Prince Hakon by skiing across the mountains in the dead of winter. It is an untold story of bravery and tenderness.
 
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