“Young Polly describes how her family is removed from their land in the Blue Ridge Mountains when the government buys it to create Shenandoah National Park. They are given a modern house and land in exchange, but they miss the hills they have calledhome….Stunning.”–School Library Journal.
<p>Kimberly Bulcken Root is the award-winning artist of several books for children. Her work includes <em>When the Whippoorwill Calls, </em> a <em>New York Times</em> Best Illustrated Book; <em>Hugh Can Do</em> and <em>The Toll Bridge Troll, </em> both ALA Notable Books; and <em>gulliver in lilliput, </em> a School Library Journal Best Book of the Year. She lives with her husband, illustrator Barry Root, and their children, Janna, Samuel, and Benjamin, in Lancaster County, Pennsylvania.</p>
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