Young Sean Callahan struggles to understand the conflict between his gentle immigrant stepmother and his gruff frontier father as northwestern Illinois erupts into war between the white settlers and the Sauk-Fox Indians led by their warrior chief Black Hawk.
Praise for Sean's War
"A terrific read! Author Leone Castell Anderson has brought the attack on the Apple River Fort and the Black Hawk War alive..."
Dick Harmet, Director, Apple River Fort Historical Foundation, Inc.
Midwest Book Review
"A book...to help students understand a unique period in Illinois history as seen through the eyes of youth."
Roberta L. Berglund, Ed.D Former Reading/Language Arts Administrator