Black-Eyed Susan

Black-Eyed Susan

By Jennifer Armstrong; Emily Martindale (Illustrator)

Yearling Books, Paperback, 9780679885566, 120pp.

Publication Date: August 1997


A lyrical novel about a day in the life of a young pioneer girl growing up on the Dakota prairie is now available in a Knopf Paperback edition. This widely praised and beautifully crafted tale deftly evokes the vast expanse of the American West, the hardships faced by pioneer families, and the strong bonds of family and community.

About the Author
Jennifer Keishin Armstrong is the author of Why? Because We Still Like You and coauthor of Sexy Feminism.

Praise For Black-Eyed Susan

"Told in a highly readable text that is almost poetic at times, the story has a satisfying roundness that will elicit contented sighs from young readers."--The Horn Book