The Secret at Rocky Ridge Author:Gladys Baker Bond and Florence Baker Bertram Alison Reed, at eleven, is a tomboy with a full and exciting life. as the daughter of the boss of a logging camp in northern Idaho, she is lucky enough to spend summers there, where she shares adventures with the children of other families working and living at the camp. — Alison gets more excitement than she bargains for when a news bulletin ann... more »ounces that a runaway boy from a nearby camp is believed to be in the vicinity. Never one to resist trouble, she is soon caught up in the runaway's adventures.
She also manages to find- and keep- a goat, to rescue a friend from drowning in a log boom; and to pursue her helter-skelter study of the forest and everything in it. For she loves the forest and the life, of all kinds, that it shelters.
During the summer, Alison takes her first step away from childhood. As one adventure ends, another begins, and that is just the way she likes it. Young readers will like it too!« less