Plank Road Stories
This blog explores the background of two historical fiction novels for middle-grade readers, Plank Road Summer and Plank Road Winter (Crickhollow Books), by authors Hilda and Emily Demuth. Both books take place in southern Wisconsin in Racine County. Plank Road Summer involves an Underground Railroad sub-plot, while Plank Road Winter interweaves the aftermath of the Great Chicago Fire, the Civil War, and the growth of the Wisconsin dairy industry.
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Plank Road Visions
Some of us tell stories in words, others in pictures. Our photographer sister Gretchen captures moments in light and shadow, and her visions have included the Plank Road world of the twenty-first century. This award-winning photograph shows a young reade...8 weeks ago
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