In 1835, a young girl and her brother are left with strangers while their father goes ahead to find land and build a homestead.
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In 1835, Ellie, Max and their father set sail from England to a new life in Upper Canada. Once there, Father leaves the children with another family while he travels alone to find land and build a cabin. Homesick and unused to pioneer life, Ellie makes an enemy of Mary, who dislikes Ellie's fine clothes and London manners. But as the days go by, Ellie's troubles are replaced by a growing fear. Where is Father? Why hasn't he come back for them?About the Author:
Becky Citra is the author of over twenty books, ranging from early chapter books to novels for young adults. She was an elementary schoolteacher for over twenty–five years and began writing for children in 1995. Becky's books have been shortlisted for and won many awards, including the Red Cedar Award, the Diamond Willow, the Silver Birch and the Sheila A. Egoff Children's Literature Prize. For more information, visit www.beckycitra.com.
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Book Description Orca Book Publishers, 2000. Paperback. Book Condition: New. Bookseller Inventory # P111551431645
Book Description Orca Book Publishers. PAPERBACK. Book Condition: New. 1551431645 New Condition. Bookseller Inventory # NEW6.1568339