Elin's Amerika is a reprint of a lovely story, written by Newbery Award winning author Marguerite de Angeli in 1941, about a little Swedish girl adjusting to life in "the New World." As settlers of the New Sweden Colony (1638-1655) Elin and her family experience both the adventure and adversity of life in their new land, but what Elin longs for most is a playmate from back home. Beautifully illustrated historical fiction for young readers.
99 pages. 8 1/2 by 8 1/2 inches. Paperback. Ages 8-12.