In the Shadow of the Wind Author:Luke Wallin It is 1835 in the stolen Creek Indian lands of the southeast. Caleb McElroy, a white man of sixteen, riding on wolf hunt in the snow, discovers Six Deer, a young Creek near death on his vision quest. Caleb rescues Six Deer, and eventually joins Pine Basket, his sister, and their family in the struggle to survive the Trail of Tears. In the Sha... more »dow of the Wind was selected as a New York Public Library Best Book and is now recommended by the United States National History Standards. “Fast-moving and touching, this should appeal not just to history buffs but to anyone who enjoys a good story.”
–School Library Journal"Historical in fact and setting, In the Shadow of the Wind is modern in pace and its depiction of an American Romeo and Juliet—victims of their time who nevertheless emerge whole."