Kim Vogel Sawyer, ACF Book of the Year winner for Waiting for Summer’s Return, delivers historically rich tales with unforgettable characters. After an 1886 fire kills their parents, three children are split up. Keeping her parents’ love letters, Maelle entrusts the family’s picture to Mattie and its Bible to Molly. And, in a tearful parting, eight-year-old Maelle’s vows to one day find her younger siblings.
“Interesting historical detail … A good family read.”—Library Journal