In a tumble-down house carved out of the dunes lives an old man with second sight. He is the sifter of sands, the man who separates the sparkling mica, black lava, golden-reds, and misty grays. And as he sifts he mesmerizes Jessica and Andrew with his tales of the trickster-creator Raven and how a lonely young man lived to be 300 years old.
Julie Lawson is the award-winning author of many books including Arizona Charlie and the Klondike Kid and Destination Gold. She gathers story ideas wherever she goes, whether she is circling the globe on a freighter, living in Pierre Berton's childhood home in Dawson City, or sitting in her own living room. Julie now lives in Victoria, British Columbia. Visit her website at www.julielawson.ca for more information about Julie and her books.