Tracks in the Snow

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Holiday House, Jan 1, 1997 - Juvenile Fiction - 152 pages
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Convinced that her babysitter failed to show up one night because something terrible had happened, Erin begins a search with her friend Tiffany, following tracks in the snow through the forest, until a blizzard strikes, and the girls become snowbound.

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User Review  - ferrisscottr - LibraryThing

At it's core it's a survival story and not once did I find myself worrying that they would not survive, I never found myself "lost" in the story. Read full review

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My students related to the animal tracks and looking for the babysitter. But much of the mystery and worry that the book is based upon was lost on my third graders. Read full review

About the author (1997)

Lucy Jane Bledsoe is a novelist and science writer. When she's not writing, she's sea kayaking in Alaska, backpacking in the Rockies, or backcountry skiing in the Sierras. When she's not kayaking, hiking, or skiing, she's reading. Her fiction has won a California Arts Council Individual Fellowship in Literature, an American Library Association Award for Literature, and has been a three-time finalist for the Lambda Literary Award. She's also won a PEN Syndicated Fiction Award, a National Endowment for the Humanities Youthgrant, a Barbara Deming Memorial Money for Women grant, a Puffin Foundation grant, and two National Science Foundation Artists & Writers in Antarctica Fellowships. She was recently awarded a Wurlitzer Foundation Fellowship as well. Bledsoe has traveled to Antarctica three times. The first two times she went as a recipient of the National Science Foundation's Artists & Writers in Antarctica fellowship, living and working at McMurdo Station, Palmer Station, and Amundsen-Scott South Pole Station, as well as in field camps in the Transantarctic mountains. She spent time with scientists studying penguins, seals, global warming, and the Big Bang.

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