- Jane, a young Philadelphia lady living in the mid 1800's, travels by ship around the Cape of Good Hope to meet and marry her betrothed on Shoalwater Bay on the wild Oregon coast. Along the way this plucky heroine learns that the fine points of being a "lady" are of little use on the frontier. For ages 9-12. There are two other books about Jane in this series.
- Sarah, Plain and Tall by Patricia MacLachlan