When the Putnam family headed west, they had to leave almost everything behind. But Papa let Carolina bring one thing along, one small thing. No one dreamed how valuable it would be until the day it touched the heart of a stranger. Then, along with Carolina's courage, it opened the door to a new life for everyone.
Trustworthy Christian fiction for ages 7-9 by Newbery Award-winning author Elizabeth Yates; 131 pages, softcover.