Prairie isn't crazy about moving from North Carolina up to her mother's family farm in New York, but at least Grammy came with them. Prairie has two creative and artistic parents, so Grammy has not only been her homeschool teacher, but also her best friend. When Grammy announces that she's moving back to North Carolina, Prairie is heartbroken. But that's not the worst of it. Her parents are so busy trying to run the family farm that they decide to send her to the local school! Prairie is sure that she'll be an outcast, but although there are some rough patches, she makes a good friend and finds joy in raising her own chickens. A fun, original uplifting read that girls especially will enjoy! 218 pages, pb. By Ellen Airgood. - Jess
Prairie Evers is finding that school isnt all its cracked up to be. Shes always been homeschooled by her grandmother, learning about life while they ramble through the woods. But now Prairies family has moved north and she has to attend school for the first time, where her education is in a classroom and the behavior of her classmates isnt very nice. The only good thing is meeting Ivy, her first true friend. Prairie wants to be a good friend, even though she can be clueless at times. But when Ivys world is about to fall apart and she needs a friend most, Prairie is right there for her, corralling all her optimism and determination to hatch a plan to help.