Sons of Norway
Edvard Grieg Lodge #5-657
Cincinnati - Dayton, Ohio

Lodge Library
If you would like to read any of our library books or if you have books you'd like to donate, please contact:
Esther Charlton
Abrams, Irwin
The Nobel Peace Prize and the Laureates
An illustrated biographical history 1901-2001.
Anderson, John Louis
Scandinavian Humor and Other Myths
This is where you'll learn all you need to know, and probably a good deal more than you want to know about Lutefisk, Lefse and Luther League.
And it's so hilarious that you may even laugh out loud.
Atwood, Wallace W & Thomas, Helen Goss
Visits to Other Lands
A book for grades 4 to 6, on the geographic environments, and cultural backgrounds.
There is a section on Norway and very interesting if you have a child or grandchild that would like to learn more about Norway.

Benestad, Finn & Halverson, William H.
Edvard Grieg Letters to Colleagues and Friends
This book presents in English translation over 500 of the most important letters written by the composer during the years 1863-1907.
Benestad, Finn & Halverson, William H.
Edvard Grieg Diaries Articles Speeches
This book presents in English translation all of Grieg's important writings during the years 1865-1907 including his diaries, autobiographical
essays covering various periods of his life and articles on such other composers as Dvorak, Mozart, Schumann, Verdi and Wagner.
Dasent, George Webbe
East O' The Sun & West O' The Moon
59 Norwegian Folk Tales
Evensen, Erik
Gods of Asgard
Drawing from the original source material, award-winning Illustrator Erik Evensen gives us a glimpse
into the legndary adventures of Thor, Odin, Loki, and th rest of the Norse gods with his graphic novel adaptation of
the classic Norse myths.
Fiske, Arland O.
This book personalizes the hardships of the Danish people during the Nazi reign, winding a love story with well rounded historical research.
Fiske, Arland O.
The Norwegian Heritage
This is a book has interesting stories and tales of Norwegian people, places, history and tradition.
Fiske, Arland O.
The Scandinavian Spirit
This book has stories and tales of Scandinavian people, places, history and traditions.
Graham-Campbell, James
The Viking World
This book is based on recent discoveries(1960-1980) of the Vikings. There are chapters on ships, runes and religion.

Guerber, H. A.
The Norsemen
The Norsemen provides an enjoyable digest of ancient sagas, with a running commentary as well as an invaluable glossary of a multitude of characters.
Haukelid, Knut
Skis Against the Atom
The exciting, first-hand account of heroism and daring sabotage during the Nazi occupation of Norway.
Heyerdahl, Thor
Kon-Tiki is the record of an astonishing adventure--a journey of 4,300 nautical miles across the Pacific Ocean by raft.
Hustvedt, Siri
The Sorrows of An American
A soaring feat of storytelling about the immigrant experience and the ghosts that haunt families from one generation to another.
Jacobsen, Roy
Translated from the Norwegian by William H. Halverson
The New Water
This book is a psychological study, a frightening and fascinating journey into the tortured mind of a troubled young man.
Jones, Gwyn
Scandinavian Legends and Folk-Tales
Jones, Gwyn
A History of the Vikings
This book traces the development of the northern peoples and kingdoms from their half-glimpsed origins and legendary pre-history to the triumphs
of Canute and the defeat of Harald Hardradi at Stamford Bridge in 1066.

Keillor, Garrison
Lake Wobegone Days
Lee, Art
Real Scandinavians Never Ask Directions
Scandinavian American, Wit & Wisdom
From short stories to jokes to "quizzes," Dr. Lee entertains and humors all those who love to read and laugh about the ways of those quiet, conservative lefse-lovers.
Leon, Vicki
Uppity Women of Medieval Times
Vick Leon, tireless explorer of the past, has gathered a treasure of information from sources written, etched, carved, and painted,
to reconstruct the lives of wild women who wouldn't keep their places.
Magnusson, Magnus
Viking: Hammer of the North
Magnus has tried to piece together a picture of what the Vikings and their ancestors believed in: their gods, their spirits, their forms of worship, their ethics.

Moberg, Vilhelm
The Emigrants
Here is the violence and danger, the passion and excitement of a human quest for fulfillment in a new land.
Moberg, Vilhelm
The Settlers
The family fought to prevail in a land that was no longer a dream but a reality, and in a struggle they could not afford to lose.
Moberg, Vilhelm
A Time on Earth
A magnificent saga of building a new life in a new land. It is a chronicle covering over fifty dramatic years of challenges
and changes, loves and sorrows, triumphs and tragedies.
Petterson, Per
Out Stealing Horses
This is the story of Trond Sander, a sixty-seven-year-ole man who has moved from the city to a remote, riverside cabin,
only to have all the turbulence, grief, and overwhelming beauty of his youth come back to him one night while he's out on a walk.
Richards, Julian
Blood of the Vikings
This book is history at its best - exciting, informative and often provocative - revealing the Vikings to have been much, much more than marauding pirates.
Rockswold, E. Palmer
"Per" Immigrant & Pioneer
"Per" is a poignant story of an immigrant and Dakota pioneer.
Rolvaag, O. E.
Giants in the Earth
The classic story of a Norwegian pioneer family's struggles with the land and the elements of the Dakota Territory as they try to make a new life in America.
Sale, Richard
Explorers: A Photographic History of Exploration
A great resource on explorers of all areas ice, peaks, desert, jungle, sea and the underworlds.
If your child or grandchild needs help with a project for any of these areas, this is the book.

Shreve, Anita
The Weight of Water
This taut thriller is based on the true story of the murder of two Norwegian women on a small island off the coast of New Hampshire in 1873.
Undset, Sigrid
Kristin Lavransdatter: II The Mistress of Husaby
This book deals with Kristin's troubled and eventful married life on the great estate of Husaby, to which her husband has taken her.
Undset, Sigrid
Kristin Lavransdatter: III the Cross
This book shows Kristin still indomitable, reconstructing her world after the devastation of the Black Death and the loss of almost everything that she has loved.
Young, Carrie
Nothing to Do But Stay
The year is 1904 at age twenty-five, Minnesotan Carrine Gafkjen does what few women or men of her time dare:
she sets out to stake a homestead for herself on the windswept North Dakota prairie.
Young, Carrie
The Wedding Dress
Stories from the Dakota Plains

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Esther Charlton

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