Edition First Edition
Publisher Boston: Houghton Mifflin, 1977
0395254876 / 9780395254875
Our Book # J000731
8vo Tan cloth. 153 pages. A young girl participates in the battle of San Pasqual in a story set against the backdrop of the last days of the Mexican War between the Californians and the Americans. The story is based in part on the life of Luisa Montero, who lived in Southern California near Mount Rubidoux. O'Dell is a native Californian and a winner of the Hans Christian Andersen Medal for children's literature. Tiny tear to ffep and half-title else Very Good in frayed, price-clipped dustjacket.