"Young Polly describes how her family is removed from their land in the Blue Ridge Mountains when the government buys it to create Shenandoah National Park. They are given a modern house and land in exchange, but they miss the hills they have calledhome....Stunning."School Library Journal.
About the Author
Kimberly Bulcken Root is the award-winning artist of several books for children. Her work includes When the Whippoorwill Calls, a New York Times Best Illustrated Book; Hugh Can Do and The Toll Bridge Troll, both ALA Notable Books; and gulliver in lilliput, a School Library Journal Best Book of the Year. She lives with her husband, illustrator Barry Root, and their children, Janna, Samuel, and Benjamin, in Lancaster County, Pennsylvania.