The Cabin Faced West

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Ann Hamilton's family has moved to the western frontier of Pennsylvania, and she misses her old home in Gettysburg. There are no girls her age on Hamilton Hill, and life is hard. But when the Hamiltons survive a terrible storm and receive a surprise visit from George Washington, Ann realizes that pioneer life is exciting and special.---from the publisher

128 pages                      9780698119369                     Ages 7-10

Keywords: 1784, 18th century, pioneers, girls and women, storm, American history, perseverance, courage, positive attitude, colonial times, 7 year old, 8 year old, 9 year old, 10 year old, historical fiction

****** "Very fun that the author is writing about her great great grandmother who really met George Washington! Now I'd like to have my kids research and choose an ancestor with some notable life event and write a fiction story based on this person"---from Teri on Goodreads

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