Books by Allison Lassieur

JOURNEY TO A PROMISED LAND by Allison Lassieur
CHILDREN'S
Released: Jan. 1, 2019

"With cliffhangers and characters to care about, and enough homesteading to interest fans of books about 'pioneers,' this well-written volume fills a major gap in historical fiction. (author's note, photos, map) (Historical fiction. 8-12)"
Hattie's parents decide to join the movement of free blacks from their home state of Tennessee west to Kansas for the opportunities in bourgeoning black communities, but the journey is harder than they anticipated. Read full book review >
FICTION
Released: June 1, 1998

"Although unfamiliar terms slip in, the writing is accessible for the target audience, and the information is often engrossing. (b&w illustrations, maps, index, not seen, bibliography) (Nonfiction. 12+)"
Lassieur, in her entry in the Library of American Indian History series, uses Native American material culture and ethnographic evidence—accounts from early explorers, drawings, legends, and stories—to describe the daily life of some of the early people of North America before their contact with the Europeans. Read full book review >