695 E. Colorado Blvd
Pasadena, CA 91101
A childhood favorite that has held up in repeated adult readings! 19-year-old Anne Hobbs is my hero: in the 1920s she moved to tiny Chicken, Alaska to become a schoolteacher, and her honesty and courage shook up the whole town. Funny, exciting, and no hint of sappiness… It’s just a darn good read.