The Runaway Friend: A Kirsten Mystery

Paperback | February 18, 2008

byKathleen ErnstIllustratorJean-paul Tibbles

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Kirsten Larson has been living on the Minnesota frontier for only a few weeks when her neighbor and friend, Erik Sandahl, disappears. Erik had promised to help the Larsons at harvest time, and he owes Uncle Olav money. Everyone believes Erik has run out on his promises, except Kirsten. Can she figure out what's happened to her friend?
Written by Kathleen Ernst, a four-time nominee for the Agatha and Edgar Awards, this is the first mystery featuring the American Girl historical character Kirsten Larson. Includes a glossary of Swedish words and an illustrated "Looking Back" essay.

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Kirsten Larson has been living on the Minnesota frontier for only a few weeks when her neighbor and friend, Erik Sandahl, disappears. Erik had promised to help the Larsons at harvest time, and he owes Uncle Olav money. Everyone believes Erik has run out on his promises, except Kirsten. Can she figure out what's happened to her friend? ...

Kathleen Ernst received a degree in forestry from West Virginia University. Before becoming a full time writer in 2004, she worked at an outdoor living history museum called Old World Wisconsin for 12 years and as a television writer. Her first published historical fiction novels were The Night Riders of Harpers Ferry and The Bravest G...

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Format:PaperbackDimensions:192 pages, 6.81 × 5.16 × 0.59 inPublished:February 18, 2008Publisher:American Girl Publishing IncLanguage:English

The following ISBNs are associated with this title:

ISBN - 10:1593692986

ISBN - 13:9781593692988

Appropriate for ages: 9 - 12

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