A Northern Light
Page Count: 400
Age Range: 14 and up
Mattie is a talented young writer whose dreams of moving away from her small town to attend college in a big city are overshadowed by her family’s farm obligations and her hopes of becoming a wife. While working at a fancy hotel over the summer to earn money for her family, she finds herself wrapped up in the murder mystery of a young woman guest which hugely impacts her and ends up changing the path of her own life.
This is a great book for students who have a higher reading level. It is quite a page turner! Also, many of the characters in this story are based on real people which makes the story even more interesting.