From the Publisher: In alternating voices, sixteen-year-old Chicagoan Anne and handsome, magical Ethan tell of their fated quest to rescue Russian Grand Duchess Anastasia, who tells of her long captivity in the hut of legendary witch Baba Yaga.
Goldstein describes the personal struggles of an 18th century pioneer
girl captured and bought up by the Iroquois. This carefully researched account explores the animosity and the humane attitudes felt by the differing ethnic and regional groups.
Set in 1959, this novel presents Jim Crow, racism, and
segregation from multiple perspectives. In this story of witnessing without understanding, a naively prejudiced boy, in brief flashes of insight, starts to identify and question his assumptions about race.Book ...