(Library of Congress description):
In 1848, sixteen-year-old Elspet looks back on her life and describes how she came to be orphaned in Scotland, went to live with relatives, and emigrated with them to a rough but rewarding existence in Canada.
Original title: The Belonging Place
Genre: Fiction→ Children & Young Adult→ Family & Relationships
Fiction→ Children & Young Adult→ Coming of Age
Fiction→ Children & Young Adult→ Historical Fiction→ United States and Canada