KAREN SCHWABACH grew up in upstate New York and lived for many years in Alaska, where she taught ESL in the Yup'ik village of Chefornak. She later taught in the education department at Salem College in North Carolina. She's the author of A Pickpocket's Tale, The Hope Chest, The Storm Before Atlanta, and Starting from Seneca Falls.
"A strong example of historical fiction that could be utilized in
U.S. history lessons." --School Library Journal
"A friendly introduction to the women's rights and abolitionist movements of the nineteenth century." --Booklist
"Historical fiction fans drawn to period details . . . will be pleased." --The Bulletin
"Steeped in historical facts and details, which will particularly fascinate history buffs." --Kirkus Reviews