Under A Painted Sky

underapaintedskyWritten by Stacey Lee

A tragic accident dashes any hopes of Samantha fulfilling her dream. She leaves Missouri fearing for her life with a runaway slave named Annamae. Together they disguise themselves as Sammy and Andy, two boys headed to California for the gold rush. Along the trail they meet up with a pack of cowboys who soon become their traveling companions. Adventures, threats and most of all survival keeps them on their toes as they run from the law in hopes of starting a new life west. This book develops the bonds of friendship with crazy stories, unforgettable experience, a sweet romance, and more packed into this great read.

Review by Jennifer Merkley, Churchill Junior High Media Center
Rating: ★★★★✩ (4 stars)
Interest Level: Grades 7 -12

Author Website: http://www.staceyhlee.com/
Educator’s Guide for Under a Painted Sky

Under A Painted Sky
Written by Stacey Lee
G. P. Putnam’s Sons
374 pages
Release Date: March 17, 2015

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