"A compelling tale" - Scholastic Parent and Child
"With action and a very plucky heroine, this book will appeal to young women and men alike." - Library Media Connection
"Unique historical novel about one tenacious girl." - School Library Journal, starred review
"Maccoll vividly portrays her headstrong protagonist" - Booklist
"Fluid prose elucidates a life much stranger than fiction." - Kirkus Reviews Starred Review
"Fascinating novel about a remarkable woman's childhood. ' - VOYA: Voice of Youth Advocates
About the Author
Michaela MacColl studied multi-disciplinary history at Yale University, which turns out to be the perfect degree for writing historical fiction.