Author – John Flanagan
Age – 9+
It is the time of the Vikings – when Wolf Ships prowled the seas, filled with raiding parties and pirates. To earn a place on a wolf ship, the young men must complete Brotherband training. Hal Mikkelson begins his with excitement and trepidation. He’s not popular in town as his mother is a freed Araluan slave and his father is dead.
With the help of his best friend and an older mentor, Hal becomes a leader of his brother band and guides them to victory. As brotherband champions, they are given the task to guard the town’s greatest treasure. But things go terribly wrong….
(Vikings, Historical, Tasks, Quest, Family, Acceptance, Belonging)