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About "Doe Sia"
"Radiates a strong love for the outdoors".^"Rings with authenticity".^"[The author] has steeped himself in Indian lore and legend".^These are a few of the rave reviews by educators and children's book critics for the Amazing Indian Children series, which draws accolades for its sensitive, accurate portrayal of Native American history. Most importantly, it entertains boys and girls ages 9-13 with spine-tingling adventure based on historical events.^Set in the mid-1800s in the Great Plaines region, Doe Sia tells of an eleven-year-old Bannock girl who is already known for her bravery: She and her heroic pet, Otterdog, saved a little boy from drowning. On the other side of the world, Danish Emma also gains a reputation for valor when she rescues an elderly man from a burning farmhouse. When Emma immigrates to America and joins the Mormon "Handcart Pioneers", she meets up with Doe Sia and they form an immediate bond. The two are caught together in a blinding snowstorm and must rely
Meet the Author
Thomasma is a professional storyteller and writing workshop leader.