Swedish Resources
9/28/2009
Track down your Scandinavian family with these books, Web sites and organizations that focus on Sweden.

Web sites

Organizations

Books

  • Cradled in Sweden by Carl-Erik Johansson (Everton)
  • The Emigrants by Vilhelm Moberg (Minnesota Historical Society): First of four novels about the Swedish emigrant experience.
  • The Emigrants and The New Land (VHS): Movie versions of the Vilhelm Moberg books, starring Max Von Sydow and Liv Ullmann (dubbed in English).
  • The Swedish Americans (The Immigrant Experience) by Allyson McGill and Sandra Stotsky (Chelsea House): Ages 9-12.
  • The American Girls Collection: Kirsten books by Janet Beeler Shaw (Pleasant Company Publications): Adventures of a Swedish immigrant girl, for ages 9-12.