Eleven-year-old Sallie March is a whip-smart tomboy and voracious reader of Western adventure vels. When she and her sister Maude escape their self-serving guardians for the wilds of the frontier, they begin an adventure the likes of which Sallie has only read about. This time however, the wanted woman isn't a dime-vel villian, it's Sallie's very own sister! What follows is t the lies the papers printed, but the honest-to-goodness truth of how two sisters went from being orphans to being outlaws and lived to tell the tale!
Audrey Couloumbis's first book for children, Getting Near to Baby, won the Newbery Honor in 2000. She lives in upstate New York and Florida with her husband, Akila, and their dog, Phoebe. They have two grown children.