What Did the Vikings Do for Me? Elizabeth Raum

Heinemann Library
Hardback 32 pages

ISBN:
9780431082592
Size:
240 x 190 x 9mm
Published:
15 Jun 2010
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Series:
InfoSearch: Linking the Past and Present
Northern Europe, Scandinavia
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Overview

This series will look at how ancient civilizations have impacted society today. Instead of a traditional focus on a single aspect of a civilization, such as art, or giving a traditional histoy of a civilization, each book will answer the question "what did the civilization do for me?"

Author

Elizabeth Raum has written over two-dozen nonfiction books for young readers, including a biography of Louis Armstrong for Capstone Press. She also has written picture books and adult nonfiction titles. She has a degrees in English literature and library science. Over the years, she has worked as a middle school and high school English teacher, an elementary school librarian, and a college library director. She loves to read and enjoys helping other readers discover great books. Elizabeth Raum has written many nonfiction books for children. She has also written picture books and books for adults. Two of her Capstone You Choose books, "Orphan Trains: An Interactive History Adventure" (2011) and "Can You Survive Storm Chasing?" (2012), are Junior Library Guild selections. Elizabeth lives in Michigan with her husband, Richard. Over the years she has lived in Vermont, New Jersey, Virginia, New York, and North Dakota. She has two grown sons and two granddaughters, who like reading her books. Elizabeth enjoys biking, hiking, reading, and-of course-writing!

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