She had promised herself that once they left the Fjords of Norway, she would never look back. The promise of free land lures Roald and Ingeborg Bjorklund from their beloved home high above the Fjords of Norway, and after three long years of scrimping and saving to buy tickets for their passage to America, they finally arrive at the docks of New York City. This new land promises a rich heritage for their children, and here they hope to build a good life.After a long journey by train and then by covered wagon, the Bjorklunds finally arrive in Dakota Territory, where they settle on the banks of the Red River of the North. But the virgin prairie refuses to yield its treasure without a struggle. Will Roald and Ingeborg be strong enough to overcome the hardships of that first winter?
Red river of the north ; 1
Snelling, Lauraine. Red River of the North
Snelling, Lauraine. Red River of the North ; bk. 1.
Frontier and pioneer life -- Fiction
Frontier and pioneer life -- North Dakota -- Fiction.
Immigrants -- North Dakota -- Fiction.
Norwegian Americans -- Dakota Territory -- Fiction.
Christian fiction, American