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Laurie Lawlor

Laurie Lawlor has published more than thirty books for children and
young adults. Magnificent Voyage: An American Adventurer on Captain James
Cook's Final Expedition
was a VOYA Nonfiction Honor Book called
"fascinating" by the New York Times. Helen Keller: Rebellious
Spirit
was named an American Library Association Notable Book and a Best
Book for Young Adults. Shadow Catcher: The Life and Work of Edward S.
Curtis
won a Golden Kite Honor Award and the Carl Sandburg Award. Ms.
Lawlor lives in Evanston, Illinois.
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Immediately following the Civil War, Billy, a fifteen-year-old runaway, sets out for the gold fields of Virginia City in treacherous Montana Territory. Good fortune for Billy is not so much about finding gold, though, as it is about finding his father. Finding the truth. Before crossing the Missouri River to embark on his journey, two cunning travelers commandeer Billy's life savings of twenty-nine dollars and two bits and convince him to join them as ox-drivers on a team headed with supply...
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