Icefall (novel)

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Author Matthew J. Kirby
Genre Young adult fiction, Fantasy, Mystery, Adventure
Published 2011
Publisher Scholastic Press
Pages 324
Awards Edgar Award for Best Juvenile (2012)
ISBN 978-0-545-27424-1

Icefall[1] (ISBN 978-0-545-27424-1) is a book written by Matthew J. Kirby[2] and published by Scholastic Press[3] on 1 October 2011 which later went on to win the Edgar Award for Best Juvenile in 2012.[4]

Plot summary[edit]

The novel is set in medieval Norway. When the king goes to war, he sends his three children to a remote steading for protection. His middle child, Solveig, begins to learn the art of storytelling from the king's skald. During a frightening winter, the household has to deal with food shortages and the mystery of a murderous traitor.


  1. ^ "Icefall". Goodreads. Retrieved 2017-03-03.
  2. ^ Noble, Barnes &. "Icefall". Barnes & Noble. Retrieved 2017-03-03.
  3. ^ "Icefall by Matthew J. Kirby | Scholastic". Retrieved 2017-03-03.
  4. ^ "Category List – Best Juvenile | Edgars Database". Retrieved 2017-03-03.

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