"In this celebration of the American landscape, Siebert's measured verses convey the majesty of the mountain personified, Sierra herself. Minor's stunning acrylic paintings evoke the breathtaking beauty of his subject. There is a siren's-song ...
quality to this lovely book [and] readers might well feel how tragically possible it is for us to love our wilderness to death." -- SLJ.
1992 Teachers' Choices (IRA) Notable 1991 Children's Trade Books in Social Studies (NCSS/CBC) Outstanding Science Trade Books for Children 1991 (NSTA/CBC) John and Patricia Beatty Award (California Library Association)