Synopses & Reviews
Libbys family moves to Northern Michigan where she is reunited with her best friend, Fawn, whose family now lives there with the Ottawa tribe. The girls happiness is short lived when they find out that greedy men are trying to cheat the Indians out of their land. Now Libby and Fawn must think of a way to stop them—before the forest is lost forever.
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 and her husband Joseph moved from Detroit to the woods of northern Michigan several years ago. Many of Gloria's books take place during the summer -- because she does a lot of her writing during the northern Michigan blizzards! Gloria has been telling stories for as long as she can remember. Before she could read or write, she used to dictate stories to her baby-sitter, who would type them out. Being an only child, many of Gloria's stories were about having a brother or sister. Gloria would like to have written Little Women, because Jo March was one of her role models growing up! Gloria once had a set of five guinea pigs, all named after Detroit Tiger baseball players!