The Foothill Spirits: Book One - Frontier Life & the Shawnees by Betty Casbeer Carroll
Approx. 33,470 words.
Published on August 3, 2011.
This is a historical novel set in 1803 for teens and parents. It uses fantasy and time travel to engage young readers with the fictional Douglas family, who are squatting in the Ohio wilderness near a family of defiant Shawnees, who believe the land belongs to everyone and refuse to move to Indian Territory in northwest Ohio. Both families are hiding from the militia (ordered to evict them).