Opal: The Journal of an Understanding Heart
Opal Whiteley (Author)
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DescriptionA lyrical, lovely, and deeply touching adaptation of an authentic journal kept by an orphaned six-year-old girl--later believed to be a French princess--living in an Oregon lumber camp at the turn of the century. 24 black-and-white photographs.
October 03, 1995
5.54 X 8.54 X 0.49 inches | 0.58 pounds
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About the Author
Opal Whiteley grew up in logging settlements near the town of Cottage Grove, at the southern end of Oregon's Willamette Valley. A child literary prodigy and acclaimed nature teacher, she is the author of The Fairyland Around Us, a self-published nature book for children (1918), and her bestselling childhood diary, The Story of Opal (1920).