Understanding Norse Myths

Brian Williams (author)

Publisher: Crabtree Publishing Company ISBN: 9781427191151

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Description

In this captivating book, readers are introduced to the mythology that reflects the religious beliefs and social practices of the Scandinavian people and the fearsome Vikings. Readers learn about the great Norse gods and the Nine Worlds. They will also discover how the physical geography of Scandinavia influenced their mythology. Topics include Ragnark, the prophecy of battles ending in death for many heroes, Beowulf, a legendary king, and Fenrir, the wolf.

Reading Level
Lexile
1030L
Fountas Pinnell Guided Reading
V
ATOS
6.5
DRA
60
Categories
Genre
Cultural/Diversity Legends & Myths Religious
Interest Age
Ages 9-12 Ages 13+
Grade
5th Grade 6th Grade 7th Grade 8th Grade
Subject
Social Studies
Language
English (US)
Fiction/Non-Fiction
Non-Fiction
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