Claire Welch was nine when her father decided to move the family to the Klamath River Valley. She didn’t take it well. Claire is the main character in the River Girl novel.
A blog for updates about the book, River Girl, by Linda Jo Martin. The novel is about a girl living near Happy Camp, California, in the Klamath River Valley, in the 1920's.
Questions Children Ask Authors
Here are my answers to questions children ask authors. If you have any other questions, I’d like to see them.
River Girl by Kelley Mickwee, a Song
I have to say, I absolutely love this song, “River Girl” by Kelley Mickwee. It is a beautiful expression of life beside a river, like the Klamath River in Northern California.
The Chinese Prospectors of Happy Camp
At one time half the immigrant population of Happy Camp, CA consisted of Chinese prospectors. The 1880 census listed 597 citizens. 97 were Karuks, 250 were white, and 250 were Chinese. The Chinese lived in the area south of what is now Second Avenue, behind the Camp Mercantile building. At that time Second Avenue was […]
River Girl’s Kindle Edition is Now Only 99 Cents
That’s right, I reduced the price of the Kindle edition to 99 cents. I hope that more people will read it, since the reduced price is almost nothing! Less than a dollar! It was always my intention to do that, and in the future when I publish novels they will probably start at the 99 […]