Award-winning author Jean Van Leeuwen tells the moving story of a pioneer family during the Westward Expansion
One day in early spring they packed everything they had into our wagon, and set out to find a new home. Sleeping under the stars, weathering terrible storms, and fording swollen rivers, Hannah and her family made the journey of a lifetime.
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“Like pages torn from a frontier journal, stirring sketches and lyrical text form a moving tribute to the brave families to whom the book is dedicated.”—Publishers Weekly
Jean Van Leeuwen is the author of more than fifty children’s books, including picture books, Easy-to-Read books, and middle-grade fiction. Ms. Van Leeuwen lives in a small town north of New York City with her husband, Bruce Gavril. She has… More about Jean Van Leeuwen