Wim Coleman & Pat Perrin
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The United States of America in the late 1840s.. Due to dire family circumstances, fourteen-year-old Anna is sent to live among the stern people called Shakers. Their strict lifestyle and strange ways prove difficult for the bright, headstrong girl. Later, plunged into upper-class Boston life, she must face a troubling mystery, new responsibilities, old dangers, and events that will affect not just herself and her loved ones, but a country about to come apart at the seams. A Study Guide and Author Notes are free downloads at www.chironbooks.com.
A novel for ages 12-up, also loved by many adults. “Wisdom, spirit, and spunk,” commented Beverly Donofrio, author of Riding in Cars with Boys.
Awards in national competitions: Moonbeam Children's Books Awards; U.S.A. Book News "Best Book" Awards; Reader Views Literary Awards; Eric Hoffer Book Awards.