CATCH THE WIND:
MY JOURNEY WITH CAROLINE
American Girl Publishing
Ranked in Top 1%
of US Print Book Sales
for 274 Days to Date.
This is the first time travel, multiple-ending story in the bestselling, award-winning Caroline American Girl series. It is also Kathleen's twenty-ninth published book.
This story is written for readers age 8 and up who enjoy historical fiction without sex, gore, or explicit violence.
What if you suddenly found yourself in Caroline's world, right in the middle of the War of 1812? How would it feel to know your home is under attack—and how would you stay strong during such a scary time?
Join Caroline on adventures where the two of you could find ways to help the Americans win, confront a possible spy, or even plunge headfirst into ice-cold Lake Ontario! Your journey back in time can take whatever twists and turns you choose, as you select from a variety of exciting options in this multiple-ending story.
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About the Author
Bestselling author Kathleen Ernst writes award-winning mysteries and historical fiction for adults and young readers. Her work has earned numerous honors, including multiple Edgar and Agatha mystery award nominations, and an Emmy for children's educational programming.
To date readers have purchased over 1.7M printed, ebook, and audio copies of Kathleen's thirty-five published books. more>>
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Have you ever wanted to travel back through time?
When I was writing the first Caroline stories, I often wished I could somehow get a peek at life in 1812 New York. That experience comes to life in the pages of my newest book.
The heroine of Catch The Wind uses a special compass to zip back two hundred years, and meet Caroline in person! The two have some amazing adventures…and become good friends.
A compass used by a U.S. Navy sailor during the War of 1812 plays an important role in Catch The Wind.
American Girl had an artist paint this picture of what that compass looks like.