Author Johnson's Book
Escape Into the Night
Since her mother's death four years ago, twelve-year-old Libby Norstad has lived with her aunt and uncle in their Chicago mansion. In that time, she has seen her father only rarely, because he is a riverboat captain on the Mississippi River. Now that Libby is older, her father has decided that she will live with him on his riverboat, the Christina. The year is 1857, and arguments over slavery are beginning to divide America. Libby has never had to think ...