The inspiring classic that The New Yorker called an exciting tale with] top-notch writing, about one girl facing harsh conditions and huge responsibility as she brings her family to the American colonies. This chapter book is an excellent choice to share during homeschooling, in particular for children ages 7 to 9 who are reading independently. It's a fun way to keep your child engaged and as a supplement for activity books for children.
Featuring a heroine with faith, courage, and a great deal of grit, this acclaimed historical fiction novel portrays the realities faced by three children hoping to find a new home in an unknown land.
Amanda Freebold doesn't know what to do. Her father left three years ago for the new colony of Jamestown in America, thousands of miles away. But now that her mother has died, Amanda is left to take care of her younger brother and sister all alone back in England.
As the new head of the family, Amanda finally decides to take her brother and sister to America to find Father. The ocean crossing is long and hard, and the children don't know whom to trust. But with her father's little brass lion's head to guard them, Amanda knows that somehow everything will work out.
Binding Type: Paperback
Author: Clyde Robert Bulla
Size: 7.62h x 5.14w x 0.30d
Accelerated Reader Quiz #/Name: 672 / Lion to Guard Us
Reading Level: 2.9 / Interest Level: Lower Grade / Point Value: 2