True Brit - Beatrice, 1940
by Rosemary Zibart
In 1940, Beatrice Sims, a spoiled English girl arrives in Santa Fe to escape the war in London. At first the twelve-year-old hates the dusty little town. But soon Beatrice makes friends and develops a crush on handsome Esteban. First accused of being faceta – stuck up, Beatrice learns to change tires, ride wild ponies and helps the nurse, Clementine Pope, rescue a sick baby on an Indian pueblo.