Josefina Montoya

Year of story: 
1824
Fictional?: 
Yes
Story set in a real location?: 
Yes
Location: 
NM
United States

Josefina Montoya® is a girl of heart and hope growing up in 1824 New Mexico, a place of sweeping big skies and hard work, danger, and dreams. In Josefina’s stories, she and her family watch their old ways cross paths with the new as americano traders arrive from the east. Josefina is lucky to have her family and faith to guide her through all the changes in her life!

As a New Mexican girl growing up in 1824, Josefina is trying to preserve what is precious after her mother’s passing. Josefina is overjoyed when her mother’s sister, Tía Dolores, comes to live on the family rancho, but worries about her new ideas. Can Josefina welcome change and still remember the old ways?
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