Raven, Stay By Me by Luise van KeurenRaven, Stay By Me by Luise van Keuren

Raven, Stay By Me

byLuise van Keuren

Paperback | September 7, 2009

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Eleven-year-old Greenlander Inga Sigurdsdottir wakens on a cold and rocky coast after her Norse ship wrecks en route to “Vinland.” Her one comfort and companion is an injured raven she rescues. When she encounters Inuit hunters, both parties are terrified by the meeting. But when an exhausted Inga rescues a lost child, the girl’s mother insists that the stranded Inga be taken in.

As years pass, the raven becomes Inga’s guardian and comrade. Chance brings her into contact with a company of Norsemen, including her own uncle. Caught between the two cultures, she is compelled to choose between returning to Greenland with the Norse or staying with the Inuit.
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L.W. van Keuren is a writer of fiction and drama for children, often with a strong connection to history. Her story “Highland Gray,” winner of the Ralph Nading Hill Prize, concerns a famous 19th century racehorse whose name is still enshrined in slate on his barn roof. Her play 109 Hats to Bennington was commissioned by the state of V...
Title:Raven, Stay By MeFormat:PaperbackDimensions:162 pages, 7.5 × 5.3 × 0.4 inPublished:September 7, 2009Publisher:Breakwater Books Ltd.Language:English

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ISBN - 10:1894377303

ISBN - 13:9781894377300

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Raven, Stay by Me is a chapter book that any reader will enjoy whether read or read-to. A gem of a book in an ocean of printed word. - Marilis Hornidge, Lincoln County News - 20110818