Hattie Big Sky

Hattie Big Sky Cover

Hattie Big Sky

By Kirby Larson

Turtleback Books, Prebound, 9780606074902, 289pp.

Publication Date: December 23, 2008

Description
For use in schools and libraries only. After inheriting her uncle's homesteading claim in Montana, 16-year-old orphan Hattie Brooks travels from Iowa in 1917 to make a home for herself and encounters some problems related to the war being fought in Europe.


About the Author
Kirby Larson is the acclaimed author of the 2007 Newbery Honor book Hattie Big Sky; its sequel, Hattie Ever After; The Friendship Doll; and Dear America: The Fences Between Us. She has also co-written a number of picture books, including the award-winning Two Bobbies: A True Story of Hurricane Katrina, Friendship, and Survival; and Nubs: The True Story of a Mutt, a Marine & a Miracle. She lives in Washington State with her husband and Winston the Wonder Dog.