Walking Up A RainbowBook - 1986
In 1852, a fourteen-year-old orphan and her elderly guardian, accompanied by a tough drover and his crew, take several thousand sheep from Iowa to California, returning by ship through the Panama Canal, to raise money to save the girl's home from a villai
Orphaned at fourteen, Susan Carlisle is suddenly
the owner of her parents' beautiful Iowa home,
two thousand sheep . . . and a huge debt that puts her
at the mercy of a scoundrel determined to take it
all the away. With barely a moment of hestation,
Susan heads for California to sell the sheep, and pay
the debt. Along the way she bravely faces the
hardships and excitement of the western trail,
and boldly ropes an American cowboy into
her scheme . . . and into her heart.
Inheriting her parent's Iowa sheep farm and an enormous debt when she is orphaned, fourteen-year-old Susan Carlisle heads to California in the hopes of selling the sheep and experiences adventure and romance on the American frontier. Original.