Kyleah's Tree by Janet Muirhead Hill
Approx. 40,900 words.
Published on December 7, 2009 by
Raven Publishing of Montana.
Wishing on the sunrise from her treetop refuge, eleven-year-old Kyleah clings to the hope of finding her twin brother and attaining beauty to please the father who abandoned her. When her foster parents bar access to her favorite tree, she runs away with her foster brother, Benjamin. They experience many narrow escapes and breathtaking adventures on their journey from Kansas to Moose Jaw, Canada.