The Year We Sailed the Sun

by Theresa Nelson (Author)
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Orphaned Julia never expected to be sent away, especially not to the ill-named House of Mercy. But adventure awaits her in this historical journey, based on a true story.

?Go home,? eleven-year-old orphan Julia Delaney is told, but home for her is gone. Spirited and strong, Julia faces a cruel life at an orphanage?the House of Mercy?blistering cold winters, and countless disappointments. But not even hopeful Julia can imagine what awaits her in Montana?and with the help of a miracle or two, she sets the sun a-sailing.

Like the heroines of the beloved American Girls series, Julia?s journey paints a vivid picture of United States history. Based on the true story of a real girl, with additional details explained in an Author?s Note, The Year We Sailed the Sun is historical fiction at its best.

Book details

Publication date
March 24, 2015
Page count
Paper ISBN
File size
6 MB