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by Karen Autio
The 1914 tragedy of the steamship Empress of Ireland, Canada’s worst nautical disaster in peacetime, provides an historical basis for this compelling tale of hardship and hope, faith and family. Spirited Saara comes to life in the vivid world of Finnish immigrant culture in northwestern Ontario. Join her as she navigates a challenging time at home, and as she seeks passage on the majestic Empress of Ireland.
JUVENILE FICTION • Ages 8–13 • 198 pp • 5.25 x 7.75
ISBN 978-1-55039-151-0 • paper • map and historical photos • $12.95