Josefina the chicken is too tough to eat and too old to lay eggs, so when Faith's family begins their wagon trip west, Pa warns that if Josefina causes any problems out she goes! Faith's devotion to her beloved pet shines through as she recounts their trip - and the chicken's misadventures - in the patches she sews for her story quilt, in this sweet tale of love and hope.
Carlotta the Great is the best lady balloonist in America, as well as Ariel's mother, and Ariel longs to ride in the basket herself someday. The thrill of Ariel's first hydrogen balloon ride is breathtakingly presented in this exciting story based on a real ballooning family of the 1800s.
64 p. : ill. ; 24 cm.
Hospitalized with the dreaded atom bomb disease, leukemia, a child in Hiroshima races against time to fold one thousand paper cranes to verify the legend that by doing so a sick person will become healthy.