Emma's River (Hardcover)

By Alison Hart, Paul Bachem (Illustrator)

Peachtree Publishers, 9781561455249, 142pp.

Publication Date: March 1, 2010



Emma, her pony, and her mother travel up the Missouri River on a steamboat to join Papa on the frontier. When she sneaks to the main deck to check on her beloved pony, she finds Patrick, a stowaway, whos bunking with her pony, and the two make a deal that evolves into friendship. When the Sally May explodes in a fiery blaze, Louisa, Mama, Patrick, wealthy cabin passengers, poor immigrants, and one plucky pony must find a way to survive the disaster.