Kirby, Matthew J.
IL 5-8, RL 4.7
Princess Solveig is sent
with her brother and sister to wait out a war her father
is waging. He is to come to them before the land freezes
over and they are trapped. They are excited to see the
ships in the nick of time, but it seems their father has
not come; he has sent his Berzerkers to protect them:
his most fierce, trusted warriors with mythical
abilities when angered. However, when the entire camp
becomes ill, and people start dying, it becomes clear
there is a traitor in their midst, and no one is safe.
Set within the medieval Nordic time period, Icefall is
rich in Nordic mythology. Princess Solveig grows up
while trapped in the ice and discovers her own talents
as a skald, a storyteller, and she will learn the
stories of her people and become a keeper of history… if
only she has the courage to tell her father when he
|SUBJECTS: Winter --
Ice -- Fiction.
Self-confidence -- Fiction.
Storytelling -- Fiction.