A lyrical novel about a day in the life of a young pioneer girl growing up on the Dakota prairie is now available in a Knopf Paperback edition. This widely praised and beautifully crafted tale deftly evokes the vast expanse of the American West, the hardships faced by pioneer families, and the strong bonds of family and community.
“Why do I write historical fiction? Johnny Tremain, The Witch of Blackbird Pond, Island of the Blue Dolphins—that’s why. I’ll never forget how it felt to read those books. I want to write books with the same power to transport… More about Jennifer Armstrong
Paperback | $6.99
Published by Yearling Aug 26, 1997| 128 Pages| 5-3/16 x 7-5/8| Middle Grade (8-12)| ISBN 9780679885566