Nancy Farmer has written three Newbery Honor books: The Ear, the Eye and the Arm; A Girl Named Disaster; and The House of the Scorpion, which also won the National Book Award and the Printz Honor. Other books include The Lord of Opium, The Sea of Trolls, The Land of the Silver Apples, The Islands of the Blessed, Do You Know Me, The Warm Place, and three picture books for young children. She grew up on the Arizona-Mexico border and now lives with her family in the Chiricahua Mountains of Arizona.
Jack was eleven when the berserkers loomed out of the fog and nabbed him. 'It seems that things are stirring across the water,' the Bard had warned. 'Ships are being built, swords are being forged.' 'Is that bad?' Jack had asked, for his Saxon village had... SEE MORE