While her mother is in the army, Sumi is living with
her grandmother, on East Blossom Hill. Perched on her favorite rock,
Sumi watches trains wind through the valley below, hears the lonely
sound of their whistles piercing the air, and longs for the day when
her mother will return.
Peacebound Trains by Haemi Balgassi, illustrated
by Chris K. Soentpiet, published by Clarion Books, a Houghton
Mifflin Company imprint.
Text copyright 1996 by Haemi Balgassi.
Illustrations copyright 1996 by Chris K. Soentpiet.
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