A book for black-eyed Susan

by Young, Judy, 1956-

Format: Print Book 2011
Availability: Available at 2 Libraries 2 of 2 copies
Available (2)
Location Collection Call #
Carnegie Free Library of Swissvale Easy Readers J E You
Location  Carnegie Free Library of Swissvale
 
Collection  Easy Readers
 
Call Number  J E You
 
 
Sewickley Public Library Juvenile Picture Books J E YOU
Location  Sewickley Public Library
 
Collection  Juvenile Picture Books
 
Call Number  J E YOU
 
 
Summary
When ten-year-old Cora and her family leave their home in Missouri, their hearts are filled with the hopes and dreams of a bright future gleaming with promise and opportunity. But the journey west by wagon train is harsh, and tragedy strikes swiftly and unexpectedly. Now Cora and her father must steel themselves for a different future from what they had carefully planned. How can they move forward when their hearts are broken? But move on they must, and Cora takes comfort in her new baby sister (named Susan after the black-eyed flowers). When Cora learns she and Susan are to be separated at the end of their journey, she looks to the past to help craft a link to their new lives. Judy Young is an award-winning author of children's fiction, nonfiction, and poetry. Her other books in the Tales of Young Americans series are Minnow and Rose (2010 Storytelling World Resource Award) and The Lucky Star (2009 Storytelling World Honor Award). Judy lives near Springfield, Missouri. Doris Ettlinger graduated from the Rhode Island School of Design and has numerous picture books to her credit, including the award-winning The Orange Shoes. Doris lives and teaches in an old grist mill on the banks of the Musconetcong River in western New Jersey.
Additional Information
Series Tales of young Americans series.
Subjects Books and reading -- Fiction.
Sisters -- Fiction.
Sewing -- Fiction.
Overland journeys to the Pacific -- Fiction.
Frontier and pioneer life -- Oregon -- Fiction.
Oregon Territory -- History -- Fiction.
Publisher Ann Arbor, Mich. :Sleeping Bear Press,2011
Contributors Ettlinger, Doris.
Language English
Description 1 volume (unpaged) : color illustrations ; 29 cm.
ISBN 9781585364633 (alk. paper)
1585364630 (alk. paper)
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