CM Magazine - November 26, 2004
"For many readers, Belle will serve as a role model with her bravery in the face of danger, her determination to succeed and her loyalty to family and friends. Readers will leave this book hoping for a sequel."
CD Syndicated - October 21, 2004
"The book is both satisfying storytelling as well as a terrific history lesson."
Resource Links - September 1, 2004
"This book can be a starting point for a more in-depth look at the Metis settlement and the struggle which ensued or it can be read just for enjoyment."
Canadian Book Review Annual - September 1, 2004
"An extremely fine work of historical fiction."