Libby Mitchell can't believe her luck In 1841, her pioneer family decides to move north--near her best friend, Fawn, who lives with the Ottawa tribe. But the girls' happiness at reuniting is short-lived. Greedy men want to cheat Fawn's people out of their land and put all of the forest in danger. Now Libby and Fawn must think of a way to stop them--before the woods that they call home are lost forever.
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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 GloriaWhelan.com.