An exciting historical novel of shifting fates and fortunes.
After discovering her uncle’s devious plan, fifteen-year-old Raizel Golden is forced to leave her loving family in civilized Boston and flee to her relatives in the rugged Colorado Territory. On the run with only a colorful carpetbag holding precious letters and simple art supplies, Raizel joins a wagon train of American settlers trekking out west. She crosses rivers and mountains, and faces buffalo hunts, hostile Indians, and miles and miles of prairie land.
Will Raizel’s emunah and determination be strong enough for her to forge ahead—despite the threat to her Yiddishkeit?
Trailblazer is an exciting historical novel filled with shifting fates and fortunes. Popular author Sukey Gross takes readers on a fascinating journey through America during the height of its pioneer days. Join Raizel as she blazes a trail through the western frontier—into the unknown.