Fans of Little House on the Prairie will love this novel in verse. The length and format are great for reluctant readers, which seems appropriate considering the theme of dyslexia that runs through this book. Though the protagonist is a…Read moreRead more of this comment
Jun 14, 2017Library_Jill rated this title 4 out of 5 stars
A beautiful novel in verse about a girl who finds herself abandoned on the prairie with winter on the way. Great for fans of the Little House on the Prairie series and Karen Hesse's "Out of the Dust," this story has few words, but a lot…Read moreRead more of this comment
Jul 14, 2012ychi rated this title 4 out of 5 stars
This middle-grade historical novel-in-verse is fast-paced and fluid; with an in-depth look at prairie life and an elegant writing style, the author brings a harsh winter and a courageous protagonist to life.
May 31, 2012Angela_rose_levy rated this title 5 out of 5 stars
Really great YA poetic novel...facscinating looks at prairie life (ala Laura Ingalls Wilder) and a great resilient main character.