Sunday, March 28, 2010

Becky Landers: Frontier Warrior

Becky Landers: Frontier Warrior by Constance Lindsay Skinner, 198 pp. Bethlehem Books

The year is 1778. Back East the Revolutionary War has begun. But this is Kentucky. What can happen here? Reminiscent of Madeline of Madeline Takes Command, Becky Landers is a spunky heroine who wants to help take care of her family. Her father was killed and her brother was kidnapped. She does her best to be the "man" of the family. A close friend of Daniel Boone's daughter, she outwits good guys, bad guys, and Indians on her many wilderness adventures. Hoping to find her brother, she sneaks away to join George Rogers Clark dangerous mission to capture Vincennes and Kaskaskia. Will she find him? Will she come home?

Ages: 10-Up.
Becky Landers: Frontier Warrior

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