Children can expand their knowledge about the lives of America's early settlers by reading this story about a girl who struggles to do her part as her family endures a hard summer in 1816 New York. On one stormy night, her mother and new baby sister disappear. Includes an author's note about the early 19th century.

Frozen Summer 2000, Yearling Books, New York

ISBN-13: 9780440416241

Trade paperback

Frozen Summer 1998, Henry Holt & Company, New York, NY

ISBN-13: 9780805049237