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Aug 26, 1997
| ISBN 9780679885566
| Middle Grade (8-12)
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Aug 26, 1997 | ISBN 9780679885566 | Middle Grade (8-12)
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.
Jennifer Armstrong is the author of over 50 books for children from kindergarten through high school. Best known for writing historical fiction, she has also been successful in creating picture books, easy readers, chapter books, young adult novels, as well as nonfiction. Armstrong… More about Jennifer Armstrong
"Told in a highly readable text that is almost poetic at times, the story has a satisfying roundness that will elicit contented sighs from young readers."–The Horn Book
Kentucky Bluegrass Award
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