Saturday, January 30, 2010

Night of The Full Moon

Written in 2006 by Gloria Whelan and Leslie Bowen, published by Random House.

Based on the true accounts of the Potawatomi Indians forced migration from Michigan in 1840, this book is a sequel to Next Spring an Oriole portrays the friendship between two families-one white and the other Potawatomi.

In this riveting sequel to Whelan's award-winning Next Spring  an Oriole, Libby visits her best friend Fawn, a Potawatomi Indian, on a night the soldiers decide to relocate the Indians from their Michigan camp.  Mistaken for one of the tribe, Libby is forced to go along.  Each day her father....will she ever get home?

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