Guts & Glory: The Vikings

Paperback | June 7, 2016

byBen Thompson

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Ferocious raids, heroic battles, larger-than-life leaders, and courageous explorers that changed the course of human history.
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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Ferocious raids, heroic battles, larger-than-life leaders, and courageous explorers that changed the course of human history.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 Europ...

Ben Thompsonis the author ofGuts & Glory: The American Civil WarandGuts & Glory: The Vikings. For more than ten years, he has been producing humorous, history-related material, including articles for publications such asMilitary Timesand for organizations like the American Mustache Institute. Ben currently owns four swords (if you coun...

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Format:PaperbackDimensions:320 pages, 7.5 × 5.5 × 0.88 inPublished:June 7, 2016Publisher:Little, Brown Books for Young ReadersLanguage:English

The following ISBNs are associated with this title:

ISBN - 10:0316320579

ISBN - 13:9780316320573

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"An entertaining overview.... What brings these events to life, particularly for reluctant readers, is Thompson's spirited, conversational narration.... Should keep students engaged."-Booklist