New York: Thomas Y. Crowell, 1942.
Hardcover. First edition. Illustrations by Vera Neville. Neat contemporary owner name on the front fly, a bit sunned at the top of the boards else near fine in about very good dustwrapper with a modest triangular chip at the bottom of the spine and a faint stain on the front flap. When a successful miner dies and leaves his children a hacienda in Mexico, his spoiled children are forced to move to Mexico and endure a new less affluent life, but are buoyed by the local people who befriend them. Despite a few small flaws a very nice copy of an exceptionally uncommon young adult novel, the first novel for a juvenile audience by the noted Texas author Charlotte Baker Montgomery who was also a leader in the Humane movement.