Calkins Creek Books, Hardcover, 9781629794518, 240pp.
Publication Date: April 5, 2016
It is 1932, in Harlan County, Kentucky. Times are tough in the mining community, especially for thirteen-year-old Adabel Cutler's family. As they fight to survive, Adabel has to figure out her own identity while dealing with her volatile father, her dutiful sister, her defiant brother, and her mother's disappearance, which she can't seem to remember. This is a beautifully written and deeply felt coming-of-age novel by the acclaimed author of Like a River. Includes an author's note, bibliography, and archival images.
About the Author
Kathy Cannon Wiechman s debut novel, "Like a River: A Civil War Novel" was published by Calkins Creek (Spring 2015) and earned a Kirkus star. She lives with her family in Cincinnati, Ohio. Visit kathycannonwiechman.com."