When her mother dies, Rose is left feeling completely alone in the world, but the promise of a new friendship arrives on an English ship. Fireway, a red stallion, has made the long trip to North America and Rose falls in love with his beauty instantly. The horse is headed on a westward expedition to the Red River Valley - the same place where Rose's father is rumored to be. Together, Rose and Fireaway make the journey. But bear attacks, roaring rapids, and other adventures are waiting at every turn.
Set in 1800s Canada, this novel pairs the historical adventure of Dear America with the allure of all things equestrian in a package that's sure to please young readers.
"For readers who enjoy being transported back in time and appreciate the careful way that Harrison (The Horse Road) lays out each scene (as well as those who are as fond of horses as Harrison is) Amelia's journey will be a delight. Ages 812." - Publishers Weekly
"Starred Review. The emotionally satisfying ending underscores the relationship beautifully. Ages 10-14." - Kirkus
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Troon Harrison is an internationally published, award winning author, an editor, and a teacher. Born in the Rocky Mountains of British Columbia, Troon was raised mainly in Cornwall, England. She holds degrees in sociology, primary education, and English literature.
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