Based on a true story, this novel tells the heartwrenching story of a girl in the midst of civil war in Guatemala.
In her remote Guatemalan village, 14-year-old Gabriela is known as Tree Girl for her habit of fleeing to the forest and climbing high to escape the world. When guerrilla warfare comes to her area, her life is changed forever. Over dangerous miles and months of hunger and thirst, Gabriela’s search for her sister Alicia and for a safe haven becomes a search for self.
Praise for TREE GIRL: “…an instructive and satisfying survival story.”—School Library Journal
Ben Mikaelsen won the International Reading Association Award, the Western Writers of America Spur Award, and many state reader’s choice awards. Ben and his wife, Melanie, live in a log cabin near Bozeman, Montana, with a 700-pound black bear they have… More about Ben Mikaelsen
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Published by Listening Library (Audio) Jan 13, 2009| 277 Minutes| Young Adult| ISBN 9780739372647