Secrets in the Hills: A Josefina Mystery (American Girl Mysteries)

by Kathleen Ernst

Paperback, 2006

Status

Available

Genres

Publication

American Girl (2006), 192 pages

Description

In 1826, strange occurrences on eleven-year-old Josefina's New Mexican "rancho" lead the young healer to wonder if old legends of lost treasure and the wandering ghost called La Llorona may be true. Includes a Spanish glossary and historical background information.

Rating

½ (14 ratings; 3.6)

User reviews

LibraryThing member t1bclasslibrary
Josefina's trying hard to become a curandera, but she's worried that she can not help her sister, an old woman, or the mysterious man who appears. Josefina pieces together parts of a mystery, helps all three, and even helps a friend's cousin, who had been taken by the Navajo for several years to
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find peace with Teresita, her own servant. She discovers that knowing remedies isn't enough- she must use her heart to figure out how to help people.
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LibraryThing member padame
Josefina has heard tales and legends all her life: rumors of gold and silver buried in the hills, stories of a ghostly Weeping Woman who haunts the countryside. But she never imagined theses tales might be true… until the day a mysterious stranger arrives at her rancho.

Language

Original language

English

Original publication date

2006-02-21

Physical description

6.88 inches

ISBN

1593690975 / 9781593690977

UPC

723232090976
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