New children’s book celebrates Pella’s Dutch heritage

In 1847, 800 Hollanders made the long journey to Iowa from the Netherlands and founded the town of Pella. This fall, that story is being celebrated by the Pella Historical Society and Museums with A Place to Call Home, the latest children’s book published by the Write Place. Written by Rachel Line of Wahpeton, North Dakota, and illustrated by Sallie DeReus of Pella, A Place to Call Home tells the story of Jakob, a 10-year-old boy who has just arrived in Pella with his family. […]