Bo at Ballard Creek
It's the 1920s, and Bo was headed for an Alaska orphanage when she won the hearts of two tough gold miners who set out to raise her, enthusiastically helped by all the kind people of the nearby Eskimo village.
Family Relationships; Racial Diversity; Adoption; Interracial; adopted child; adoptive community; interracial family
Black / White
Scott O'Dell Award for Historical Fiction, 2014 Winner United States
Mind the Gap Award, 2014 Nominee United States
Eskimos; Alaska; community; abandoned by mother; gold rush; gold miners; stories; cooking
Hill, Kirkpatrick, "Bo at Ballard Creek" (2014). Diverse Families. 69.