One Thousand White Women by Jim Fergus is the story of May Dodd and a colorful assembly of pioneer women who, under the auspices of the U. government, travel to the western prairies in 1875 to intermarry among the Cheyenne Indians.
The Kitchen House-Orphaned while onboard ship from Ireland, seven-year-old Lavinia arrives on the steps of a tobacco plantation where she is to live and work with the slaves of the kitchen house. Highly recommend this book.
Synopsis: Clay Jensen returns home from school to find a mysterious box with his name on it lying on his porch. Inside he discovers thirteen cassette tapes recorded by Hannah Baker, his classmate and crush who committed suicide two weeks earlier.