Boston Jane

Boston Jane

An Adventure

By Jennifer L. Holm

Yearling Books, Paperback, 9780375862045, 247pp.

Publication Date: January 26, 2010

Fans of adventure, romance, and a strong heroine will love this this action-packed historical trilogy by three-time Newbery Honor winner and"New York Times"bestselling author Jennifer L. Holm.
1855. The unknown wilds of the Pacific Northwest a land not yet tamed, and certainly not fitting for a proper young lady Yet that's just where Miss Jane Peck finds herself. After a tumultuous childhood on the wrong side of Philadelphia high society, Jane is trying to put aside her reckless ways and be accepted as a proper young lady. And so when handsome William Baldt proposes, she joyfully accepts and prepares to join him in a world away from her home in Washington Territory. But Miss Hepplewhite's straitlaced finishing school was hardly preparation for the treacherous months at sea it takes to get there, the haunting loss she ll face on the way, or the colorful characters and crude life that await her on the frontier.

About the Author
Jennifer L. Holm is the author of the Newbery Honor Book Our Only May Amelia and the contemporary young adult thriller, The Creek, as well as the other books of the Boston Jane trilogy: Boston Jane: An Adventure and Boston Jane: Wilderness Days. She lives with her husband and son and cat in the wilds of Maryland.