River Girl

River Girl In Claire Welch s father received a letter telling him he d inherited a home near Happy Camp in the Klamath River Valley He decided to move his family north from the San Francisco Bay Area to liv

  • Title: River Girl
  • Author: Linda Jo Martin
  • ISBN: 9780984996001
  • Page: 162
  • Format: Paperback
  • In 1918 Claire Welch s father received a letter telling him he d inherited a home near Happy Camp in the Klamath River Valley He decided to move his family north from the San Francisco Bay Area to live in that house Only young Claire objected, but she had no choice She had to leave her dear friend, Emily, behind.This book takes the family north from Antioch to Eureka, CIn 1918 Claire Welch s father received a letter telling him he d inherited a home near Happy Camp in the Klamath River Valley He decided to move his family north from the San Francisco Bay Area to live in that house Only young Claire objected, but she had no choice She had to leave her dear friend, Emily, behind.This book takes the family north from Antioch to Eureka, California, then into the hills and mountains of the far northern wilderness While living next to the Klamath River Claire is extremely lonely and desperate to find a friend She meets a kind Chinese doctor, a woman living in a small cabin nearby, and prospectors looking for gold She hunts for a rookery and a wild man, and finds friendship in the oddest places.Written for children and teens ages 8 and up, and enjoyed by adults as well.rivergirlclaire

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    About "Linda Jo Martin"

    1. Linda Jo Martin

      Hi, I m a writer and blogger living in Northern Idaho near the Spokane River I participate in the BookTube community of YouTube My channel name is Book Lady My interests include family rights, art, and archeology.I m currently working on editing a series of four novels I call the Antediluvian Adventures.My novel, River Girl, has its own website rivergirlclaire

    507 thoughts on “River Girl”

    1. Have you ever had to move away from the only home you’ve ever known, to a new place where everyone is a stranger? How did you feel when you had to leave behind your best friend and most of your personal belongings? Were you angry or happy, sad or excited?Author Linda Jo Martin’s novel for middle grade readers, RIVER GIRL, is the story of nine-year-old Claire Welch whose life is suddenly turned upside down when her father, Elijah, inherits an estate on the Klamath River, at a town called Happ [...]


    2. This is a charming story about a young girl who is uprooted and left with no friends of her own age. In many ways it's a junior coming-of-age story, as she has to learn to deal with her own perceptions and "grow up" some in order to deal with her changing situation. (It's aimed at a much younger reader, mid-range or very young adult, so she can't "grow up" too much.) She learns some important lessons, yet there is no moralising and the book doesn't talk down.It's a very good read for youngsters. [...]


    3. interesting story of childhood in the mountains of Northern California. Karuk and Yurok Indian tribes and mining and loggong. Geared to young adult but still enjoyed it.


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