Jerry Apps is the author of more than thirty-five books on Wisconsin and U.S. history. Apps has won awards for his writing from the Wisconsin Library Association, the Council for Wisconsin Writers, the Robert F. Gard Foundation, the Upper Midwest Booksell
"The result is Lake Wobegon with more environmental activism and historical preservation and considerably less humor."
"Neither George's experiences nor the author's pedagogical additions offer much to engage readers' hearts or minds. (Historical fiction. 10-12)"
Faint echoes of the middle volumes of the Little House series are all that animate this bland, Depression-era epistolary tale.
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