Based on true events, this fictional story traces the history of the Women’s Land Army during World War I. Real-life “Farmerette” Helen Stevens trains to farm the land, negotiates a position for herself and other women, and does her bit for the war effort. This unique book celebrates the true grit of American men and women. From the Hardcover edition.
"Mayhar's roots in East Texas are never more evident than in this lovely tale of teenagers forced to re-evaluate their lives. Poignant and moving."--Robert Reginald.