Used Paperback, pen writing inside front cover
Kirsten Larson is a pioneer girl of strength and spirit growing up on the Minnesota prairie in 1854. Kirsten's stories begin with her long, dangerous voyage with her family from Sweden to America. At first, Kirsten finds it difficult to get used to this strange new country.
But as she makes friends and discovers what her new land has to offer, she learns the true meaning of home -- and that love is the same in any language.Kirsten has trouble in her new American school. She finds escape in playing with her secret Sioux friend, Singing Bird.