Next Spring an Oriole (Paperback)

By Gloria Whelan, Pamela Johnson (Illustrator)
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A pioneer adventure perfect for fans of Laura Ingalls Wilder's Little House series
On Libby Mitchell's tenth birthday, she and her parents climb into a covered wagon and set off on a journey that takes them two months and a thousand miles. Their trip from Virginia to the deep woods of Michigan is hard, but it is exciting, too. And at its end lies their new home--a place that is rugged, wild, and full of promise.
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About the Author

Gloria Whelan is an award-winning and critically acclaimed author of many books for children and young adults. She won the National Book Award for young people's literature for her novel "Homeless Bird". A versatile author of historical and contemporary fiction for children and young adults, as well as short stories and poetry for adults, Whelan is, according to Liz Rosenberg in the "Chicago Tribune", "an accomplished, graceful, and intelligent writer." She lives in Grosse Pointe, Michigan, and you can visit her at

Pamela Johnson collaborated on three other titles, such as And Then There was One: The Mysteries of Extinction. SHe lives in Sedgewick, Maine.
Product Details
ISBN: 9780394891255
ISBN-10: 0394891252
Publisher: Random House Books for Young Readers
Publication Date: September 12th, 1987
Pages: 64
Language: English