Synopses & Reviews
Moving with her mother from Vancouver to Wells, British Columbia, Elizabeth Connell longs for the excitement of the city and her father, brother, and friends left behind. While she is in the peaceful graveyard of nearby Barkerville she finds a small gold ring that has very special powers. By twisting the ring on her finger, Elizabeth is transported to the nineteenth century during the heyday of the gold rush. Caught between her present life with family and friends and a love in the past, Elizabeth learns more than history.
While visiting the peaceful graveyard of nearby Barkerville, B.C., Elizabeth finds a small gold ring that transports her to the nineteenth century during the heyday of the gold rush.
About the Author
Ann Walsh is the author of several books for young people, including two sequels, By the Skin of His Teeth and The Doctor's Apprentice, which was shortlisted for a B.C. Book Prize and the Geoffrey Bilson Award. Her novel Shabash! was shortlisted for the Silver Birch Award and all of her novels have been "Our Choice" selections of the Canadian Children's Book Centre. She lives in Williams Lake, British Columbia.