Book Review by Micheal

Vikings-raids and War is a juvenile history book by Louise Spilsbury that I checked out from the library. I have always been fascinated by history, so I wanted to learn more about the Vikings. Who they are, and why they did what they did.

The word Viking means a pirate in the Norse language, and they were originally from Scandinavia. The first Viking raid started in 793 A.D. when they raided and looted a monastery in northern England. They were very brutal and killed all of them so that they could get their treasure. Vikings were very violent and brought terror to Europe and other countries th...

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