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Rover

French, Jackie (Book - 2007 )
Average Rating: 4.5 stars out of 5.
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Captured by Vikings, young Hekja is taken as a slave to Greenland by the daughter of Erik the Red, and accompanied by no one from her homeland but her loyal dog, shares adventures with her new mistress, who is determined to make a name for herself as her father and brother have.
Authors: French, Jackie
Title: Rover
Publisher: New York : HarperCollins, 2007
Edition: 1st U.S. ed
Characteristics: xvi, 283 p. :,map ;,22 cm
Notes: Hardcover edition first published: Australia : Angus & Robertson, 2005
Summary: Captured by Vikings, young Hekja is taken as a slave to Greenland by the daughter of Erik the Red, and accompanied by no one from her homeland but her loyal dog, shares adventures with her new mistress, who is determined to make a name for herself as her father and brother have.
ISBN: 0060850795
9780060850791
0060850787
9780060850784
Statement of Responsibility: Jackie French
Subject Headings: Historical fiction Dogs Fiction Slavery Fiction Sex role Fiction Vikings Fiction Ericson, Leif, d. ca. 1020 Fiction Freydís Eiríksdottir, fl. 1014 Fiction
Topical Term: Historical fiction
Dogs
Slavery
Sex role
Vikings
LCCN: 2006019545
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Taken as a slave after Vikings raid and burn her village, Hekja and her dog Rover sail with the daughter of Eric the Red to Greenland and a new world.


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Feb 16, 2012
  • mbssmith rated this: 5 stars out of 5.

no question, this is absolutely my favourite book in the world.

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