In 1743, thirteen-year-old Marguerite Ledoux travels to Maine as the indentured servant of a family that regards her as little better than the Indians that threaten them, but her strength, quick thinking and courage surprise them all.
Newbery Honor Book, 1932.
Schimmel Collection copy presented to the Penn Libraries in 2014 by Caroline F. Schimmel. Schimmel Collection copy has illustrated bookplate with ms. autograph ("Mary Clem Carter") on front free endpaper. Schimmel Collection copy: dust jacket retained.