Libby Mitchell (10) tells how she and her parents travelled from Virginia, in 1837, to settle in the forest near Saginaw,...

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Libby Mitchell (10) tells how she and her parents travelled from Virginia, in 1837, to settle in the forest near Saginaw, Michigan. Friendly neighbors help raise their first cabin; Indians, grateful for Mrs. Mitchell's nursing of their daughter, provide food for the winter; the Indian gift becomes Libby's friend. This is a little more difficult than others in the Stepping Stone series. And although historically authentic and smoothly written, it is bland and episodic, lacking narrative tension.

Pub Date: Oct. 1, 1987

ISBN: N/A

Page Count: -

Publisher: Random House

Review Posted Online: N/A

Kirkus Reviews Issue: Sept. 15, 1987