A novel for children
1980 Mildred Batchelder Award (U.S.A.)
1. The sound of the dragon's feet, New York: E.P.Dutton & Co, York 1979 (English)
2. Vicino ai binari, Torino: Petrini Editore, 1996 (Italian)
3. Drommen om frihet, Oslo: Gyldendal, 1982 (Norwegian)
4. Seoul: Changbi Publishers, 2008 (Korean)
The time spent with her "revolutionary" tutor opens 10-year-old Sasha's eyes to more of life in turn-of-the-century Russia than her somewhat sheltered existence had previously allowed her to experience.