Hallie isn't afraid of anything that is, anything but storms, which she braves along with her grandmother, huddled beneath a special quilt. When her familyjoins a wagon train headed west, leaving her grandmother and everything Hallie has ever known behind, Hallie knows she will have to be braver than she's ever been before. But can she summonthe courage to helpa young buffalostuck on a rocky ridge duringa wild storm?The Newbery medalistKatherine Applegate has pairedlyrical textwith gorgeous watercolors throughout.
About the Author
Katherine Applegate is the author of several best-selling young adult series, including "Animorphs" and "Roscoe Riley Rules". "Home of the Brave", her first standalone novel, received the SCBWI 2008 Golden Kite Award for Best Fiction and the Bank Street 2008 Josette Frank Award. She lives with her family in Irvine, California.
Jan Ormerod (1946-2013) was an award-winning author who grew up in Western Australia. As a child Jan drew constantly, and she eventually went on to attend art school and study drawing, painting, and sculpture. During her career Jan published more than fifty books, including "Sunshine", "Lizzie Nonsense", "Water Witcher", and "Maudie and Bear". Her work, which resonated with young children and adults alike, won many prestigious awards and received much acclaim.