• Denmark: A coloring & Activity Book

    $7.95

    by Kirsten Sevig
    Coloring Book
    New to the Sevig's Scandinavian coloring book collection is the Denmark book. Like the other two, this is more than a coloring book. Forty-eight fun-filled pages offer crafts, recipes, songs, city and country scenes including windmills, and great coloring pages that teach about the traditions and holidays in Denmark. Ages ... ... more

  • Sweden: A Coloring & Activity Book

    $7.95

    by Kirsten Sevig
    Coloring book
    Just like the Norway Coloring Book, this too, is a Coloring Book Plus. These fun filled 48 pages subtly teach about special Swedish crafts, recipes, songs, holidays, folklore and traditions. As children color pictures of Sweden's castles, its countryside and costumes, they'll be learning about Dala horses, folk instruments, the Maypole, Sankta Lucia ... ... more

  • A Bride for Anna’s Papa

    $6.95

    by Isabel Marvin
    Paperback
    A story about Finnish Immigrants on Minnesota's Iron Range in 1907. Thirteen-year-old Anna Kallio is forced to leave school to keep house for her father and younger brother after her mother dies. Anna and her brother conspire to find a wife for their father so Anna can return ... ... more

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    A Faraway Island

    $16.99 $14.00

    by Annika Thor
    Hardcover
    In the summer of 1939, Jewish sisters from Vienna, 12-year-old Stephie Steiner and 8-year-old Nellie, are sent to Sweden to escape the Nazis. Once their parents can flee to Amsterdam, the family plans to move to America. However, the world war intensifies and the girls remain, each with her own host family, on ... ... more

  • Bluestem

    $5.99

    by Frances Arrington
    Paperback
    Similar to the theme in Dandelions (listed above), this novel strengthens the element of suspense as 11-year-old Polly and her sister, Jessie, are forced to hide in the tall prairie grass so their only neighbors, the mean-spirited Smiths, do not put the girls on an orphan train. For grades 4 -- 7. ... ... more

  • Children of the Northlights

    $16.95

    by Ingri and Edgar Parin d’Aulaire
    Hardcover
    Lise and Lasse were Sami and siblings who lived at the top of the world where “bears snored in their winter sleep”, and the Northern Lights danced in the sky and brightened up the cold dark winter nights. The two children have wonderful adventures, but also some mishaps. Learn what ... ... more

  • Christmas in Noisy Village

    $6.99

    by Astrid Lindgren
    Paperback

    Beginning in 1939, Lindgren —Sweden's beloved children's author — began writing books for young people. Her final two books were published posthumously in 2002, the year she died at age 94, and in 2007. Well, maybe these aren't her final books; In January 2008, the national Library of Sweden inaugurated the Astrid Lindgren Archive ... ... more

  • D’Aulaires Book of Norse Myths

    $24.95

    by Ingri and Edgar Parin d’Aulaire
    Hardcover
    Previously called Norse Gods and Giants, this book has been re-issued under the above title with a Preface by Michael Chabon. The book is divided into 30 short stories or myths, re-told in easy-to understand language, and is longer than the other books by these authors. Learn about the gods theories ... ... more

  • D’Aulaires Book of Trolls

    $19.95

    by Ingri and Edgar Parin d’Aulaire
    Hardcover
    Written in the 1970s, this book has sold many copies in numerous languages. The sketches of the trolls need no translation. Some are ugly and some are mean while others are almost cute. Trolls, who generally prefer to leave their homes during night hours come in various kinds. There are trolls ... ... more

  • Finland: A Coloring & Activity Book

    $7.95

    by Kirsten Sevig
    Coloring Book
    This is the fourth coloring and activity book on the Scandinavian countries that Kirsten has designed. This book, enjoyed by teachers as much as young people, contains pages for coloring, an easy-to-read map, simple Finnish crafts, recipes, songs and traditions. From castles to caribou, folk art designs to Finnish ... ... more

  • Finn Family Moomintroll

    $6.95

    by Tove Jansson
    Paperback
    Tove Marika Jansson, the author of the Moomin series, was a Swedish-Finnish novelist, painter, illustrator and comic strip author. Between 1945 and 1993 Jansson ... ... more

  • Fritz and the Beautiful Horses

    $6.99

    by Jan Brett
    Paperback
    This is one of Brett’s first books. The story is sweet, and the illustrations of horses are beautiful. The loveliest horses live within a walled city where the proud people pamper and train them. Fritz, a pony, was not a beautiful horse, but when something frightening happens, Fritz takes over. Soon he is pampered ... ... more