Kirkus Reviews comments on “A Voice for Kanzas” by Debra McArthur

“Authenticity supported by her previous juvenile nonfiction works, McArthur has created a believable and fast-paced tale of life in the Kansas Territory.” – Kirkus Reviews (February 15, 2012)

Author: Debra McArthur

Ages: 11 and up

5 1/2 x 8 1/4

384 pgs

(H) $15.99

Kansas Territory in 1855 is a difficult place to settle, particularly for a 13-year-old poet like Lucy Thomkins. Between the proslavery Border Ruffians and Insiders like her father who are determined to make Kansas a free state, it’s hard to be heard, no matter your age.

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