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Laybourne, Emmy.
New York : Feiwel and Friends, 2017

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This is part historical fiction and part fantasy. Hanne and her family live in Norway in 1883. Most of the children have inherited the power of the Nytte. These powers are a gift from the Norse gods and are handed down from generation to generation.  Hanne's father is a ship-wright. Older brother Steig is a storm-born.  But Hanne is a Berserker. These are the most dangerous of the Nyttes.  The Berserkers are killers.  If anyone Hanne loves is in danger, she can't help herself. And that is what happens.  Her father is in danger and Hanne's Nytte takes over. The men who threatened them are now dead as is her father. And now the kids are running for their lives. If they are found out, they will be killed.  They take a ship to America and head west searching for an uncle who they believe can help Hanne control her Nytte. But they are being chased by men who have a different idea of what should happen to them.

SUBJECTS:     Ability -- Fiction.
                        Brothers and sisters -- Fiction.
                        Frontier and pioneer life -- Fiction.
                        Immigrants -- Fiction.
                        Mythology, Norse -- Fiction.
                        Norwegian Americans -- Fiction.
                        Paranormal fiction.
                        Supernatural -- Fiction.

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