Next Spring an Oriole

Next Spring an Oriole

By Gloria Whelan; Pamela Johnson (Illustrator)

Random House Books for Young Readers, Paperback, 9780394891255, 64pp.

Publication Date: September 12, 1987

Description

A pioneer adventure perfect for fans of Laura Ingalls Wilder's Little House series
On Libby Mitchell's tenth birthday, she and her parents climb into a covered wagon and set off on a journey that takes them two months and a thousand miles. Their trip from Virginia to the deep woods of Michigan is hard, but it is exciting, too. And at its end lies their new home a place that is rugged, wild, and full of promise.
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About the Author
Gloria Whelan is the bestselling author of many novels for young readers, including Homeless Bird, winner of the National Book Award; Fruitlands: Louisa May Alcott Made Perfect; Angel on the Square; Burying the Sun; Once on This Island, winner of the Great Lakes Book Award; and Return to the Island. She lives in the woods of northern Michigan.

Pamela Johnson collaborated on three other titles, such as And Then There was One: The Mysteries of Extinction. SHe lives in Sedgewick, Maine.