"Daly's delicate and elongated figures...present a bird's-eye view of the story." Booklist Feb 1, 2008 Booklist, ALA
"It's a tale that will have profound effect." Kirkus Reviews 05/15/08 Kirkus Reviews
"Kids will be fascinated by this classic." Starred Review Bulletin of the Center for Children's Books
"McGill’s dramatic pacing, vivid details, and pungent narrative voice give the story immediacy." Horn Book, Starred
"Inspiring and informative." School Library Journal, Starred
About the Author
Alice McGill is an award-winning author and professional storyteller. Among her books is the ALA Notable Molly Bannaky, winner of the 2000 IRA Picture Book Award and the 2000 Jane Addams Award. Alice McGill has toured to collect and tell stories in thirty-nine states, Canada, the West Indies, and South Africa. She lives with her husband in Columbia, Maryland.