The true story of Ellie, a formerly abandoned puppy, and her new owner who hike the 2,000 Appalachian Trail and ford rivers, scale rugged cliffs, and survive howling storms. It is a charming story of friendship and teamwork that teaches lessons about courage, determination, trust, and love.
Author and adventurer, Pam Flowers shares her stories with students in classrooms and auditoriums across America each year. Ellie's Long Walk is her fifth book. She lives in Alaska with her dog, Eleanor Roosevelt (aka Ellie). She is the winner of Best Travel Essay - Benjamin Franklin award, 2002 for Alone Across the Arctic, a Booksense Children's 76 Pick, and CBC/NCSS Notable recognition. www.pamflowers.com. Nationally renowned artist Bill Farnsworth has illustrated more than fifty books for children, including the Kaya books in the American Girl series, Big-Enough Anna, Abbie Against the Storm, and Buffalo Song. www.billfarnsworth.com.