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Echo Mountain by Lauren Wolk – Book Review

 

Title: Echo Mountain
Author: Lauren Wolk
Publisher: Dutton Books for Young Readers
Release Date: April 21, 2020

As the Great Depression devastates the country, Ellie and her family have had to make difficult choices and even more difficult sacrifices. After her parents fall victim to the economic crisis, the family moves away from town and carves out a life from the harsh and unforgiving landscape around Echo Mountain. Survival requires hard work, skill, and a will to conquer any obstacle brought on by Mother Nature. While Ellie and her family mak