The Well

The Well

Young Adult Fiction

In the year 1960, growing up on a farm in Central Indiana, fourteen-year-old Laura Steiner is living a happy enough life for a farm-girl, but there are secrets about her past that her grandparents refuse to share, and which Laura longs to know: What became of her mother.

While exploring the farm with her friend, 16-year-old Ralph Ellison, and her visiting cousin Clarence, whom she detests, she makes a discovery at the bottom of a well that has her summoning the courage to ask her grandfather about her mother.