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A Book for Black-Eyed Susan


A top selected or recommended title by the Kansas State Reading Circle Commission.
Author: Judy  Young
Publisher: Sleeping Bear Press
Subject/Category: Gr. 3-5
Year Reviewed:: 2012
ISBN: 9781585364633
Review: Through the beauty, as well as horrible realities of historical fiction, we learn of the hardships faced by the pioneers who traversed the country to settle either in California to seek gold, or Oregon to farm. Black-eyed Susan is born on the trail, and sister Cora fashions a book for her so that she may know of her beginnings. Cora and her father move on to Oregon while Aunt Alma takes Susan on to California. Cora becomes a teacher and is blessed to find her little sis.

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