In a diary covering the years 1846 to 1848, a young Metis teenager describes her journey from St. Eustace, Quebec, to St. Paul, Minnesota, where she settles with her family and decides to become a teacher.
Sugar snow : adapted from the Little house books by Laura Ingalls Wilder / illustrated by Doris Ettlinger.
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This picture book tells how Laura is delighted when snow falls in early spring in the Big Woods of Wisconsin. A late snow helps the trees make sap for maple sugar, and maple sugar means sweet sugar cakes for Laura.
Remembering her mother's words, an eight-year-old girl finds courage to go alone with her father to build a new home in the Connecticut wilderness and to stay with the Indians when her father goes back to bring the rest of the family.
While traveling in 1883 with her Italian American family (including a meddlesome little sister) and other immigrant pioneers to a utopian community in Idaho, fourteen-year-old Teresa keeps a diary of her experiences along the way.