Sherry Philippus's Reviews > The Shipwreck Chapter: Volume 1 of the Inuk Quartet

The Shipwreck Chapter by Jørn Riel
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May 10, 12

bookshelves: new-children-s, 3-4-star-childrens-fiction, 3-4-star-ya-fiction
Recommended to Sherry by: JLG selection
Recommended for: upper elementary, middle school readers
Read in March, 2012

For some reason, I'm a sucker for books (few as they are) set in Greenland and Iceland. I find the idea that people actually live, hunt, work, etc. in such inhospitable climates fascinating. This glimpse of Icelandic culture was originally published in Danish, years ago, but the English translation flows pretty well and the storyline is captivating. Hopefully looking forward to translation of the next 3 volumes!
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