Synopses & Reviews
"Stevens used quotes from actual journals to open each chapter and has painted quite a vivid picture of the life on the early wagon trains." School Library Journal
Lucy's frisky little puppy, Finn, gets into one scrape after another as Lucy and her family travel westward to Oregon by wagon train in 1843.
About the Author
Carla Stevens has kept a diary since she was ten years old, and taught a course about journal writing at the New School for Social Research in New York City. Ms. Stevens lives in New York City and Cornwall, Connecticut, with her husband and cat.Ronald Himler is the illustrator of several successful picure books for Clarion, including TRAIN TO SOMEWHERE, FLY AWAY HOME, and THE WALL. Mr. Himler studied at the Cleveland Institute of Art, the Cranbrook Academy of Art in Bloomfield Hills, Michigan, and New York University. He lives in Tucson, Arizona.