The Road to Beaver Mill is Bethany’s story. At eleven years old, she leaves Cedar Haven on her first wind ride. She thinks this will be a brief visit to the mainland, but Cedar Haven is preparing for battle and needs her safely away. This book is about a stubborn, self-centered child who refuses to obey the rules of her community and falls intoo terrifying peril at the hands of their enemies. It is a coming of age story in which Bethany must draw upon all of her strength of will and courage to survive the situation she has gotten herself into.